Mumbai, Jan 10: The first high-speed bullet train corridor Mumbai to Ahmedabad that was halted in the initial phase is soon to get back to track. Union Minister Suresh Prabhu has asked the state government to look into the technical feasability of the project, before discarding the idea completely.
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and the union railway minister had an important meeting on Thursday, after the MMRDA (Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority) refused to part with its Bandra-Kurla Complex, which is the starting point of bullet trains. The MMRDA has said that there is no space for having this rail terminal at BKC, the business hub.
The feasibility report is expected by May 2015, for the entire 520-kilometer stretch.
According to the NDTV, the state government and Indian Railways have proposed a multi-modal corridor between south Mumbai and Panvel.