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Rlys unlikely to meet Aug '22 bullet train deadline; seeks a shorter route

A source said that "a more realistic deadline" for the bullet train project could be 2023

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Press Trust of India Ahmedabad
The railways is contemplating opening a shorter 50-km section of bullet train route in August 2022, which was the deadline for making the entire 508-km high-speed corridor operational, sources said here indicating that the bullet train project is running behind schedule.

The sources in the National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL), the implementing agency of the project, told PTI that in the event of a missed deadline of August 15, 2022, India's 75th Independence Day, a small corridor from Surat to Billimora in Gujarat will be made operational.

A source said that "a more realistic deadline" for the bullet train project could

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First Published: Aug 31 2018 | 6:46 PM IST

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