Status Update: India’s First Bullet Train From Mumbai To Ahmedabad

The Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project, which is anticipated to be delayed by four years from its original deadline of December 2023, has 26% of the work finished, railways minister informed.

Sharing the update on Twitter, the ministry said that there is 26.33 per cent overall physical progress as on February 28, 2023. It mentioned that Maharashtra had completed 13.72 percent of the overall work. Gujarat, on the other hand, had finished more than 52 per cent of the civil work and has a current completion rate of 36.93 per cent overall.

According to the Railways Ministry, piling work on a 257.06 km stretch had been completed, while pier work had been completed up to 155.48 km. It also stated that 37.64 Km girders to support the structure had been launched.

For the project, as of now, over 8000 trees were transplanted and 83,600 saplings were planted.

India’s first hydrogen powered trains are in the works. Over 11 metric tons less carbon dioxide will be emitted each year thanks to the trains.

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