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Jul 11, 2019
TMC's Sudip Bandyopadhyay says bullet trains impossible in India, asks Centre to focus on filling existing vacancies in Railways insteadThe bullet train concept is not possible in India and it is a 'hoax' and a false promise of the government, said the TMC in Lok Sabha. TMC member Sudip Bandyopadhyay said there is a huge vacancy for gangmen and drivers and asked 'when will you fill these vacancies'.
Jan 18, 2018
Jolt to Make in India? Japanese cos may bag $17 bn bullet train deal, local firms only to supply manpowerThe sole collaboration aimed at the bullet train project is between Kawasaki Heavy Industries and India’s Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd, which aims to win carriage orders
Jan 16, 2018
Budget 2018: ICRA expects increase in budgetary allocation for highwaysFor FY2019, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways is expected to allocate in the range of Rs 80,000-85,000 crore as against Rs 64,900 crore for FY2018
Sep 21, 2017
China restores maximum speed of world's fastest commercial bullet train at 350 kmph six years after accident killed 40The China Railway Corp which runs the train said last month that it will be the world's fastest commercially-used bullet train.
Sep 13, 2017
Narendra Modi ushers Gujarat election on bullet train: With Shinzo Abe in tow, BJP rehashes old rhetoric for pollsThere is nothing new otherwise in his two-day sojourn to his home state Gujarat with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie Abe beginning Wednesday afternoon.
Jun 11, 2017
Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet trains to have new toilet systems featuring urinals, separate washrooms for men, women and hot water facilityIndian rail passengers can look forward to an entirely new kind of toilet system — urinals, western style toilets with hot water and washing closet seat facility and separate washrooms for men and women equipped with triple mirrors for make-up in the bullet trains to be run between Mumbai and Ahmedabad.
Apr 14, 2017
Trains on the Delhi-Chandigarh route will run at 200 km/hr; reduce travel time by 2 hoursRailways will go ahead with the proposal for running trains at a speed of 200 kms an hour on the Delhi-Chandigarh route with French technical help to reduce the travelling time to about two hours.
Nov 11, 2016
India-Japan nuclear deal, bullet trains: 10 highlights of PM Modi's visit to the island nationIndia and Japan signed a landmark civil nuclear agreement in Tokyo on 11 November, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Shinzo Abe held talks.
Jun 13, 2016
Forget bullet trains, Old Delhi Station is bad publicity for Suresh PrabhuOld Delhi Station is nothing short of bad publicity for an earnest and hardworking railway minister like Suresh Prabhu
Dec 17, 2015
India is ready for bullet trains, and it has been ready for many yearsIs there really a good time for a bullet train? Japan’s first bullet train started running in 1964. The country has added several more lines after that. Several studies show that bullet trains spur business and tourism, create jobs, and build economies, in Japan and elsewhere. India is ready for bullet trains. It has been ready for many years.