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…
(ii) Delhi-Kolkata (via Lucknow)
(iv) Delhi-Nagpur segment of Delhi-Chennai
(v) Mumbai-Nagpur segment of Mumbai-Kolkata
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.