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Japan Transport

Research Institute,

Railway Gazette

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Graphic shows the E5 Series Shinkansen Bullet Train, route of the Mumbai - Ahmedabad high speed rail, and map of India’s potential high-speed rall lines.
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India’s first high speed line becomes reality

By Jordi Bou

September 12, 2017 - September 20, 2017 - Visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Prime Minister Narendra Modi are to lay the foundation stone for India’s first high speed rail line that could see trains run at 350 kilometres an hour.

The project is part of a 'Diamond Quadrilateral' of high speed trains over 10,000km of track that India wants to set up connecting Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata.

PUBLISHED: 04/08/2017; STORY: Graphic News
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