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