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Bullet train should run between Delhi, Kolkata: Akhilesh

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

supremo today said the Modi should have launched the bullet train project for New Delhi-route.

Prime Minister Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe today launched India's first bullet train project between and

The former chief minister said they have initiated the bullet train project. It's very costly. The fare will be known only when it gets started.

"In my opinion, it should have been between and passing through and Bihar, which have maximum number of unemployed and poor," Yadav said.

The former UP chief minister's comments came hours after the launch of the ambitious Rs 1.10 lakh crore Mumbai- bullet train project which will cut travel time between the two cities from seven hours to less than three.

The project, covering the 508-km stretch, is expected to be completed by 2022.

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First Published: Thu, September 14 2017. 15:13 IST