Railways gung ho on high speed trains


Bullet trains may no longer be a distant dream as railways is geared up to execute the big-ticket project and is awaiting a new government to take over after May 16.

A top railway official said cost of high speed train travel could be brought down in the country because of economy of scale and indigenization.

“We are waiting for a new government to take a call on high speed trains. However, the company is geared up to implement the project,” Satish Agnihotri, CMD, Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd (RVNL) and chairman of the High Speed Rail Corporation (HSRC) told TOI.

Full report here Times of India


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