'Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train fare to be around Rs 3,000'
September 12, 2019  17:46
The fare for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train would be around Rs 3,000, an official of the National High Speed Rail Corporation Ltd  said on Thursday.

Of the total 1,380 hectares of land required for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad high speed rail corridor, commonly known as the bullet train project, so far 622 hectares of land, which comes to around 45 per cent, has been acquired, the official said.

"Our land requirement for this entire project is 1,380 hectares, which includes private, government, forest and railway land (in Gujarat and Maharashtra). So far, we have acquired 622 hectares (45 per cent). We are moving ahead keeping in mind the deadline of December 2023," Achal Khare, Managing Director of the NHSRCL, which is executing the project, told reporters.

"Upon completion, the bullet train will make 70 trips, 35 on each side between 6 am till 12 am. The ticket fare would be around Rs 3,000," he said.
-- PTI
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