The Japanese embassy in India has released the first official visuals of what will be called the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train.
The embassy on Saturday released photos of E5 Series Shinkansen, also known as Japan’s Bullet Train, which will be modified as a bullet train running between Mumbai-and Ahmedabad
The Bullet Train Project was sanctioned with a target to be completed by 2023.
The project of 508-kilometer length has been sanctioned by the Government.
After the completion of this project, the distance between Mumbai and Ahmadabad will be completed in just 2 hours.
The bullet train will run at an average speed of 320 km per hour with a maximum speed of 350 km per hour.
It is being executed by a special purpose vehicle namely National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL), with financial and technical assistance from the Government of Japan.
The project was sanctioned with the technical and financial assistance of the Japanese government in December 2015.
The total estimated cost of the project is Rs 1, 08,000 crores.