new Delhi. Indian Railways is making full preparations to run the country’s first high-speed bullet train on time. For this, the Ministry of Railways has increased the target of construction work every month. Apart from this, tender has been issued for the construction of two stations of high speed train, Surat and Ahmedabad. Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav said that increasing the target of bullet train construction will speed up the work.
Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav while talking to News 18 English said that the current time for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail (NAHSR) corridor is 8 km. Pillars are being prepared every month and the target is to cover 10 km after monsoon. has been done monthly. In this way the construction of bullet train is going on fast.
At the same time, while replying in Parliament on the bullet train, the Railway Minister explained the reason for the delay. He said the delay in land acquisition in Maharashtra and consequent delay in finalization of contracts as well as the adverse impact of COVID-19 has led to delays. He added that Gujarat 98.76 per cent, Dadra and Nagar Haveli UT 100 per cent. And in Maharashtra 68.65 percent land has been acquired. The work of Sabarmati Terminal Hub building is in progress, which will provide an excellent facility to the passengers by connecting the High Speed Rail Station to the Indian Railway Station and Metro and Bus Station.
A look at the bullet train
National High Speed Rail Corporation is building India’s first high speed rail line of 508 km long between Mumbai and Ahmedabad, whose 352 km route will pass through 8 districts of Gujarat. Project work has started in all these 8 districts.
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