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E5 Series Shinkansen: Japanese Embassy shares first photos of Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project

The Embassy of Japan in India on Friday shared the first official photos of the E5 Series Shinkansen.





New Delhi: Embassy of Japan in India shared the first pictures of the E5 Series Shinkansen (Japan’s Bullet Train), which will be modified for use as rolling stock of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail project on Saturday.

The MAHSR, also known as the Bullet Train Project, has been sanctioned with a target to be completed by 2023.

The MAHSR project of 508-kilometer length has been sanctioned by the Government. It is being executed by a special purpose vehicle namely National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL), with financial and technical assistance from the Government of Japan.

The total estimated cost of the project is Rs 1,08,000 crores