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High-speed Railway corridor to promote growth

August 9, 2018

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

(vi) Chennai-Bengaluru-Mysuru

In a written reply in Lok Sabha today, Minister of State of Railways Rajen Gohain said that of the above-mentioned feasibility studies, those for Mumbai-Nagpur, Delhi-Nagpur and Chennai-Bengaluru-Mysuru have been taken up under government-to-government cooperation with the governments of Spain, China, and Germany respectively.

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

(Source PIB)

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