High Speed Trains

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Delhi-Jaipur semi high-speed train can cut travel-time to 90 minutes!

07 Mar 2018

Delhi-Jaipur semi high-speed train can cut travel-time to 90 minutes!

One of Indian Railways' many planned projects is a semi high-speed train between Delhi and Jaipur running at 200kmph.

High-speed rail between Delhi-Meerut to save Rs. 6,300 crore

20 Feb 2018

High-speed rail between Delhi-Meerut to save Rs. 6,300 crore

The high-speed rail corridor that will cut the travel time between Delhi and Meerut to just 62 minutes will also double up as a local metro for the people of Meerut.

Mumbai to Pune in 20mins: Hyperloop will make this happen

19 Feb 2018

Mumbai to Pune in 20mins: Hyperloop will make this happen

Soon, the travel time between Mumbai and Pune will be cut down to just 20 minutes from the current three hours. This would be made possible by building a hyperloop transportation system.

Railways plans 10,000km of new high-speed corridors for faster journeys

13 Feb 2018

Railways plans 10,000km of new high-speed corridors for faster journeys

The Railway Ministry is reportedly planning 10,000km of new high-speed corridors which will allow overnight trains to run at speeds of up to 250kmph.

Two new high-speed trains to replace Rajdhani, Shatabdi soon

22 Jan 2018

Two new high-speed trains to replace Rajdhani, Shatabdi soon

Indian Railways is reportedly gearing up to introduce two new high-speed trains -operating at a speed of 176 kmph- even before the launch of India's first bullet train project.

You can soon travel between Delhi, Chandigarh in two hours!

28 Nov 2017

You can soon travel between Delhi, Chandigarh in two hours!

Indian Railways, keen on reducing the travel time between Delhi and Chandigarh, would soon launch a semi-high speed project on the 245km Delhi-Chandigarh corridor, which is one of the busiest routes.

Is Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train viable? Over 40% seats go vacant

01 Nov 2017

Is Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train viable? Over 40% seats go vacant

In September, India kickstarted its journey towards the launch of its first bullet train. For the project, India got a soft loan of Rs. 88,000cr from Japan.

Semi-high speed rail-corridor to reduce Nagpur-Hyderabad travel-time to 3 hours

10 Sep 2017

Semi-high speed rail-corridor to reduce Nagpur-Hyderabad travel-time to 3 hours

Indian Railways is planning to bring down the rail journey time between Maharashtra's Nagpur and Hyderabad to three hours from the current nine hours.

Railways to build Rs. 8cr high-tech train for next President

24 Jun 2017

Railways to build Rs. 8cr high-tech train for next President

While India is yet to decide on its next President, looks like the Railway Ministry is already busy with preparations for Pranab Mukherjee's successor.

Railways considers high-speed Spanish trains on Mumbai-Ahmedabad route

03 May 2017

Railways considers high-speed Spanish trains on Mumbai-Ahmedabad route

Spanish firm Talgo has offered to operate trains on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad route, which would reduce travel time between the two cities to 5 hours.