The bullet train’s big news has surfaced and we know when the trial is scheduled to begin
Bullet train work is going on fast in India and its trial run will start in 2026. This is the claim of Rajendra Prasad, Managing Editor of National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL). Know the complete details.
The trial run of the bullet train will start in 2026.
⏩ This bullet train will connect Mumbai to Ahmedabad city.
⏩ Under an agreement, Japan is helping to build this train.
⏩ Our engineers will also receive training in Japan.
New Delhi. There was a lot of discussion about the bullet train in the 2014 general elections. After the formation of the BJP government at the center, it was expected that soon one would get to ride the bullet train. However, the government also wants that India’s first bullet train should come on track as soon as possible. This train will run between Mumbai to Ahmedabad. Different dates have been announced many times regarding this. But this time the Managing Editor of National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) Rajendra Prasad himself has told us when the bullet train will start.
NHSRCL’s Managing Editor Rajendra Prasad has told that the work of the bullet train will be completed in the next 5 years i.e. by 2027. The trial run will be done between Surat to Bilimora till June 2026. He said that the construction work is going on fast and so far 220 km of piling work has been completed.
Pride for the country
Prasad said, “There are many indigenous parts that are being used in the construction of the rail project and it is a matter of pride for the country. We are working 24 hours. The piling work of 220 km has been completed. We are confident that by June 2026, the Bilimora trial run will be done from Surat.
Our engineers will take training from Japan
MD Prasad of NHSRCL said that the Maharashtra government has cooperated a lot in land acquisition and so far 98 percent of land acquisition has been completed. He said that the tender has been taken out and civil engineering work will start soon in Maharashtra.
On India-Japan collaboration in the bullet train project, Prasad said, “Japan Shinkansen train has zero fatality rate and has a track record of safety. The quality of Japan is known to the world. Our engineers will also receive training in Japan.
Japan gave the very cheap loan
The country’s first bullet train project will connect India’s economic hub Mumbai with the city of Ahmedabad. The ceremony to start the work took place on 14 September 2017. As a part of the agreement between India and Japan, the Government of Japan will provide a soft loan of about 88 thousand crore rupees. A nominal interest will be charged on this loan at the rate of 0.1 percent. The loan repayment period is 50 years.