Salient details of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project are :
Mostly elevated corridor between Sabarmati and Mumbai (508 kilometre) with 12 stations; Maximum Design Speed of 350 kilometre per hour and operating speed of 320 kilometre per hour; The journey time between Mumbai and Sabarmati will be 2.07 Hrs for a Fast Train and 2.58 Hrs for train stopping at all the stations enroute.
Estimated cost of the project: ? 1,08,000 crore; 81% of the project cost funded by loan from Government of Japan at a rate of interest of 0.1% with a repayment period of 50 years with 15 years grace period.
The project is targeted for commissioning by the year 2022-23.
Feasibility studies have been sanctioned over several corridors including Delhi-Chennai.
This Press Release is based on the information given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Rajen Gohain in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha on 20.12.2017 (Wednesday).
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