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High Speed Corridor in Railways: Govt identifies routes connecting four major metros

Government has identified the routes connecting four major metros and growth centers of the country for feasibility studies for high-speed rail.


Government Press Release Last Updated at 09 Aug 2018, 15:08 IST India
High Speed Corridor in Railways: Govt identifies routes connecting four major metros
  • Presently, only the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail Project (MAHSR) has been sanctioned with the financial and technical assistance from Government of Japan. (Image Credit: Twitter)

The Indian Government has identified the routes connecting four major metros and growth centers of the country for feasibility studies for high-speed rail. Feasibility studies have been taken up for the following routes:-

(i) Delhi-Mumbai,

(ii) Delhi-Kolkata (via Lucknow),

(iii) Mumbai-Chennai,

(iv) Delhi-Nagpur segment of Delhi-Chennai,

(v) Mumbai-Nagpur segment of Mumbai-Kolkata and

(vi) Chennai-Bengaluru-Mysuru.

Of the above-mentioned feasibility studies, those for Mumbai-Nagpur, Delhi-Nagpur, and Chennai-Bangaluru-Mysuru have been taken up under Government to Government cooperation with the Governments of Spain, China and Germany respectively.

Presently, only the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail Project (MAHSR) has been sanctioned with the financial and technical assistance from Government of Japan.

This information was given by the Minister of State of Railways, Shri Rajen Gohain in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.


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