High Speed Rail Update: Mumbai-Ahmedabad high speed project picks up pace

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The work of the bullet train project is on fast track, The bullet train corridor that would connect Mumbai to Ahmedabad is an important project for the government.

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  • At a recent meeting at the state secretariat, Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis reviewed the land acquisition project.
  • The bullet train will pass through the two states of Gujarat and Maharashtra and Union territory of Dadra & Nagar Haveli.
  • In Gujarat, 60 per cent land acquisition is completed
  • In Maharashtra, the train will pass through the twin districts of Palghar and Thane before entering Mumbai.
  • The 12 proposed stations are:
    • Mumbai
    • Thane
    • Virar
    • Boisar
    • Vapi
    • Billimora
    • Surat
    • Bharuch
    • Vadodara
    • Anand/Nadia
    • Ahmedabad
    • Sabarmati
  • The project cost is Rs 1,10,000 crore.
  • To meet the cost, Japan is providing a loan of Rs 88,000 crore at an interest of 0.1 per cent.

This project shall now move quickly with the new government in place.

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