Bullet train cost Rs 1.1 tn: Indian Railways has big problem on hand

Jul 06, 2018, 15:44 PM IST
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India's first bullet train project looks set to get completed by 2022. This Indian Railways project is massive and it will help transform its image from a laidback operator to one working at the cutting-edge of technology. This is what the issue is all about:

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India's first bullet train project will be Rs 1.1 trillion. (Image source: NHSRCL)

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Bullet train project is 508 km long. (Image source: NHSRCL)

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Bullet train speed is likely to be around 320 km per hour. (Image source: NHSRCL)

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Bullet train will run between Mumbai and Ahmedabad. (Image source: NHSRCL)

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It will connect these cities after crossing about 300 villages in 2 states. (Image source: NHSRCL)

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This Indian Railways project will be built on standard gauge. (Image source: NHSRCL)

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Japan is giving a soft loan of around Rs 88,000 crore at an interest rate of 0.1%. (Image source: PTI)

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This loan is to be repaid in 50 years with a 15-year grace period. (Image source: Reuters)

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Bullet train project will have 12 stations between Mumbai and Ahmedabad. (Image source: NHSRCL)

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These are: Mumbai, Thane, Virar, Boisar, Vapi, Bilimora, Surat, Bharuch, Vadodara, Anand, Ahmedabad and Sabarmati. (Image source: NHSRCL)

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What is the deadline of the project? (Image source: NHSRCL)

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Land acquisition deadline is December 2018. (Image source: Reuters)

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Construction work will be started from January 2019. (Image source: NHSRCL)

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Bullet train will run on track from 2022. (Image source: NHSRCL)

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