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New Delhi, July 8: Railway Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda Tuesday said that the first dedicated bullet train project will be launched on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad route for which many feasibility studies have been conducted.

The government today proposed "highest ever" plan outlay of Rs 65,445 crore to the railways for the current fiscal, with a budgetary support of over Rs 30,000 crore. Presenting the Railway Budget for 2014-15, Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda said the "highest ever plan outlay" would include market borrowing of Rs 11,790 crore and internal resources of Rs 15,350 crore.

"The Indian railways is on its way to achieve the long dream of the people of India to have bullet trains. The first such train project will come up on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad route," Gowda said, presenting his maiden railway budget in the Lok Sabha.

Bullet train project will be launched on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad

Railway Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda Tuesday said that the first dedicated bullet train project will be launched on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad route for which many feasibility studies have been conducted.

 

 

The government today proposed "highest ever" plan outlay

The government today proposed "highest ever" plan outlay of Rs 65,445 crore to the railways for the current fiscal, with a budgetary support of over Rs 30,000 crore.

 

 

Presenting the Railway Budget for 2014-15, Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda

Presenting the Railway Budget for 2014-15, Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda said the "highest ever plan outlay" would include market borrowing of Rs 11,790 crore and internal resources of Rs 15,350 crore.

 

 

The Indian railways is on its way to achieve the long dream of the people

"The Indian railways is on its way to achieve the long dream of the people of India to have bullet trains. The first such train project will come up on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad route," Gowda said, presenting his maiden railway budget in the Lok Sabha.

 

 

The minister proposed an outlay of Rs.100 crore for infrastructure development

The minister proposed an outlay of Rs.100 crore for infrastructure development for this project. "For the bullet train projects infrastructure upgradation is needed and for this an initial budgetary allowance of Rs.100 crore is proposed," Gowda said.

 

 

Gowda also referred to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's idea of a "Diamond Quadrilateral"

Gowda also referred to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's idea of a "Diamond Quadrilateral" which aims to connect the four metros of the countries with high speed trains. The trains on these routes will have a speed of about 160km-200km per hour.

 

 

Railway Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda

Railway Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda Tuesday said that the first dedicated bullet train project will be launched on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad route for which many feasibility studies have been conducted.

 

 

Presenting the Railway Budget for 2014-15

Presenting the Railway Budget for 2014-15, Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda said the "highest ever plan outlay" would include market borrowing of Rs 11,790 crore and internal resources of Rs 15,350 crore.

 

 

he first such train project will come up on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad route

"The Indian railways is on its way to achieve the long dream of the people of India to have bullet trains. The first such train project will come up on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad route," Gowda said, presenting his maiden railway budget in the Lok Sabha.

 

 

Sadananda Gowda announces first bullet trains

He added that other proposed routes for running the new bullet train services include Delhi-Agra, Delhi-Chandigarh, Mysore-Bangalore-Chennai, Mumbai-Goa and Hyderabad-Secunderabad.

 

 

Sadananda Gowda announces first bullet trains

Gowda also referred to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's idea of a "Diamond Quadrilateral" which aims to connect the four metros of the countries with high speed trains. The trains on these routes will have a speed of about 160km-200km per hour.

 

 

Sadananda Gowda announces first bullet trains

The government today proposed "highest ever" plan outlay of Rs 65,445 crore to the railways for the current fiscal, with a budgetary support of over Rs 30,000 crore. Presenting the Railway Budget for 2014-15, Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda said the "highest ever plan outlay" would include market borrowing of Rs 11,790 crore and internal resources of Rs 15,350 crore.

 

 

The minister proposed an outlay of Rs.100 crore for infrastructure development for this project. "For the bullet train projects infrastructure upgradation is needed and for this an initial budgetary allowance of Rs.100 crore is proposed," Gowda said.

He added that other proposed routes for running the new bullet train services include Delhi-Agra, Delhi-Chandigarh, Mysore-Bangalore-Chennai, Mumbai-Goa and Hyderabad-Secunderabad.

Gowda also referred to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's idea of a "Diamond Quadrilateral" which aims to connect the four metros of the countries with high speed trains. The trains on these routes will have a speed of about 160km-200km per hour.

With agency inputs

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