Railways Board Chairman on Saturday stated that work on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet train project goes whereas asserting that may run 80 new particular trains from September 12. Railway board chairman Vinod Kumar Yadav stated that work on the bullet train project goes properly. The alignment and design have been cleared. Clearance has been obtained from varied authorities. However, land acquisition work slowed down as a result of coronavirus particularly in Maharashtra.
Railways Board Chairman stated the bullet train project was progressing properly, however the true timeframe for its completion could be gauged throughout the subsequent three to six months when the standing of land acquisition will likely be ascertained. He additionally stated whereas 82 per cent of the land has been acquired in Gujarat, in Maharashtra land acquisition is barely at 23 per cent.
Yadav stated, in a linear project just like the bullet train project, work can solely start when a certain quantity of land is offered.
“We are hoping that within the next three to six months, we will be able to get to that point. Our designs are ready and we are set to go. It is true that the tenders and land acquisition were delayed a bit due to the coronavirus pandemic, but I can say that the project is progressing well,” Yadav added.
“As the coronavirus situation improves, we will be able to start the bidding process and within the next three to six months, we will be able to get the status of land acquired and then we will be able to provide a real timeframe for the completion of the project,” the Yadav talked about stated.