Summary: New Delhi [India], July 26 (ANI): Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail (MAHSR), also known as Bullet Train
Project, has been sanctioned with a target to be completed by 2023, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Friday.
A prototype of Japan's next-generation Shinkansen bullet train
, set to be the fastest train on wheels when it enters service, reached speeds of 320 kilometres (198 miles) per hour on a test run Thursday.
HYDERABAD -- Minister for Railways, Sheikh Rashid Ahmed has said that he is committed to start bullet train
service from Karachi to Hyderabad.
A 3-year-old boy had a close call after he fell on the train tracks of a bullet train
at the Wuchang Railway Station in Wuhan, Hubei in China.
An E5 series bullet train
at Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd's plant in Kobe, Japan.
A bullet train
connecting Kolkata in west India with Kunming in southwest China?
Travelling in Europe by train is already faster than by plane; and neighbouring India is also moving towards travel by bullet train
. Sonia Shompa, a housewife, has opined that she will prefer travelling by bullet train
with family members if bullet train
is introduced on the Dhaka-Kolkata route.
IANS Palghar, Maharashtra Two days after disrupting survey works for the upcoming Bullet Train
project in Thane, the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) and local tribals on Wednesday carried out protests against the fortnight-long land survey initiated here on Wednesday, an activist said.
Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR), the only bullet train
operator in Taiwan, on Wednesday announced that the company has added 28 more trains into its half-price college student ticket scheme for the winter to benefit a great many college students who need to travel home and back to school during the winter vacation.
Meanwhile, the tragedy continued to generate political heat with the Shiv Sena and the MNS finding fault with the Centre's priorities on railway development and sought to know the need for spending a whopping amount for the bullet train
. Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray said stampedes in Mumbai, like the one on Friday, will continue to occur till hordes of migrants continue to pour into the city.
Muniyappa, a former Minister of State for Railways, however, praised some of the efforts of the government with regard to improving freight capacity by adding 3-4 separate freight corridors, increasing the number of wagons of goods trains and the bullet train