What India needs today bullet trains or better trains?

Can India afford bullet train?

A nine-coach bullet train will cost Rs. 60,000 cores whereas high-speed Rajdhani express trains cost around 75 crore. Which means, at the cost of a bullet train, India can afford to have around 800 Rajdhani express trains.

Will help India build its first bullet train?

When completed, it will be India’s first high-speed rail line. Construction was expected to begin by April 2020, and the project was expected to be completed by December 2023.

Mumbai–Ahmedabad high-speed rail corridor.

Mumbai–Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor
Stations 12
Website www.nhsrcl.in

Which is the fastest train in India in future?

As of 2021, the fastest train of India is Vande Bharat Express with a top speed of 180 km/h (110 mph) which it attained during a trial run.

Semi-high-speed services.

Route Mumbai – Delhi
Speed 160 km/h (99 mph)
Length 1,387 km (862 mi)
Status Inaugurated on 19 July 2021

Why are bullet trains better?

According to the International Association of Railways (UIC), high-speed rail is eight times more energy efficient than airplanes and four times more efficient than automobile use. It will also decrease greenhouse gas emissions and improve air quality.

What is the top speed of bullet train?

(CNN) — A maglev bullet train that can reach speeds of 600 kilometers per hour (373 miles per hour) has made its debut in Qingdao, China. Developed by the state-owned China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation, it’s considered the world’s fastest train.

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