By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : June 01, 2017, 11:53
Duration : 01:54
Bullet train work to start in September
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for commencement of work of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train corridor project in September. It had been announced by railway minister Suresh Prabhu that the work on the flagship project will begin this year and is expected to be operational on schedule in 2023. The high-speed train between Mumbai and Ahmedabad is being constructed at a cost of Rs 97,636 crore in collaboration with Japan, which has offered an assistance of over Rs 79,000 crores over a period of 50 years.