INTERNET IN TRAINS,BULLET TRAIN PROJECT,BULLET TRAIN TECHNOLOGY

INTERNET IN TRAINS

Delhi. Indian Railways is proposing to build a high speed mobile broadband corridor along its track to provide various facilities including internet facility to passengers.

In order to identify suitable technology / technologies, Proof of Concept trials on three sections viz Mumbai – Ahmedabad, Chennai – Bengaluru and Delhi – Chandigarh are proposed to be carried out to see the efficacy of different technologies.

Once the technology is identified, further decision will be taken to proliferate it.

Matter  is based on the information given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Rajen Gohain in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha on 20.12.2017 (Wednesday).

BULLET TRAIN PROJECT

Delhi. Salient details of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project are :

Mostly elevated corridor between Sabarmati and Mumbai (508 kilometre) with 12 stations;

Maximum Design Speed of 350 kilometre per hour and operating speed of 320 kilometre per hour;

The journey time between Mumbai and Sabarmati will be 2.07 Hrs for a Fast Train and 2.58 Hrs for train stopping at all the stations enroute.

Estimated cost of the project: Rs 1,08,000 crore; 81% of the project cost funded by loan from Government of Japan at a rate of interest of 0.1% with a repayment period of 50 years with 15 years grace period.

The project is targeted for commissioning by the year 2022-23.

Feasibility studies have been sanctioned over several corridors including Delhi-Chennai.

Matter is based on the information given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Rajen Gohain in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha on 20.12.2017 (Wednesday).

BULLET TRAIN TECHNOLOGY

Delhi. National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL), a separate Special Purpose Vehicle has been set up to implement the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project. The ground-breaking ceremony for the project has already been held. The construction of the High Speed Rail Training Institute at Vadodara has commenced as also pre-construction activities like land acquisition, geo-technical investigation, etc. have been taken on hand.

Matter is based on the information given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Rajen Gohain in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha on 20.12.2017 (Wednesday).

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