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Bullet Train: Railways to conduct DPR for six new routes, Piyush Goyal said in Rajya Sabha.
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal today informed the Parliament that apart from the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train project, the Indian Railways was going to undertake six more High-Speed Rail (HSR) corridors.
The Railway Minister also made it clear that at the moment, Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail Corridor is the only sanctioned High-Speed Rail Project, which is under execution with technical and financial assistance from Japan.
Railways has selected Delhi-Varanasi, Delhi-Ahmedabad, Mumbai-Nagpur, Mumbai-Hyderabad, Chennai-Mysore and Delhi -Amritsar for new Bullet Train routes.
Ministry of Railways has decided to undertake Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the following six High-Speed Rail (HSR) corridors:
Delhi – Ahmedabad
Mumbai – Hyderabad
Chennai – Mysore
“The alignment for these corridors have yet not been finalized, as the DPR study is in progress,” the ministry said in a release based on the information given by the Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry, Shri Piyush Goyal in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.