PM Modi, Japan PM Shinzo Abe lay foundation stone to bullet train project

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday reportedly laid the foundation stone for India’s first bullet train project. Japan is offering a financial aid of Rs 88,000 crore for the Rs 1,10,000 crore project. The train, to run between Mumbai and Ahmedabad, will cross a distance of 508 kms in 2 hours and 7 minutes. There will be 12 railway stations and 468 flyovers on the way. The train will attain a maximum speed of 350 kmph and will cross a distance 20 km in underground tunnel.

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