Thursday 03 December 2020

News Analysed, Opinions Expressed

Infrastructure | Railways

9 high speed trains including Goa-Mumbai @160 km/hr

 

The first railway budget of Narendra Modi government has announced one bullet train to Gujarat and nine high speed trains connecting major metros, including a Goa-Mumbai route.

While presenting the maiden budget, railway minister D V Sadanand Gowda said the high speed trains will have a speed of 160-200 kilometres per hour.

While reminding the House about former BJP Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s plan of Golden Quadrilateral Road Network, Gowda said: “Today, under the leadership of Shri Narendra Modiji, we are embarking on an ambitious plan to have a Diamond Quadrilateral Network of High Speed Rail, connecting major Metros and growth centres of the country.”

He informed the House that a provision of Rs 100 crore has been made in this Budget for high Speed project to RVNL / HSRC (High Speed Rail Corridor) for taking further steps.

The nine routes identified for the fast speed trains, to begin with, are:

i) Delhi-Agra

ii) Delhi-Chandigarh

iii) Delhi-Kanpur

iv) Nagpur-Bilaspur

v) Mysore-Bengaluru-Chennai

vi) Mumbai-Goa

vii) Mumbai-Ahmedabad

viii) Chennai-Hyderabad and

ix) Nagpur-Secunderabad.

Regarding the bullet train, Gowda said: “It is the wish and dream of every Indian that India runs a bullet train as early as possible. Madam Speaker, Indian Railways is on its way to fulfil that long cherished dream. We propose bullet trains by starting off with an already identified Mumbai-Ahmedabad sector, where a number of studies have been done.”


goanews.com is now on Telegram & also Youtube. Kindly subscribe for free & remain updated.



Total Comments :1

Name
Place
Email
Comments
Verification Code Enter The Code Displayed hereRefresh Image
 

CCTVs Must Be Install At Entrance And Exit Of Konkan Railway. Installing CCTVs Can Reduce Crimes In Goa.

 
Jose Rod , Goa

Infrastructure

 

Latest News

» Opt for ...
» Will Goan ...
» Jitendra Deshprabhu ...
» Who will ...
» Did Nehru ...
» Goa Forward ...
» A victim ...
» GST may ...
» Goa Airport ...
» Goa airport ...
 
 

Railways

» IRCTC to run ...
» LIC loans out ...
» Listen to live ...
» Vasco railway station ...
» Automatic doors, baby-sitting, ...
» Special train from ...
» For Goa, Railway ...
» Goa-Mumbai double decker ...
» At last, Goa-Mumbai ...
» Goa-Delhi Rajdhani to ...