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Posted: Dec 10 2016 (16:23)

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Dec 10 2016 (16:18)   A train two times faster than bullet train is coming to India

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Indian Railway may soon put on track the next generation Maglev trains that will be two-times faster than the proposed bullet train between Mumbai and Ahmedabad. The Railway Ministry will be entrusting the task to its engineering wing RITES to explore the feasibility of developing the corridor on PPP model and the possible funding patterns.
Sources said the consultant will be asked to prepare a feasibility report and subsequently work will begin on preparing the detailed project report (DPR). A railway board official said the mechanical wing of the railways has sent a formal proposal to the finance department to work out the expenditure on the project.
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Since, the project would require huge investment, the government has no option but to develop the same on PPP model. An expression of interest was issued by the ministry to which six private companies including two global firms have responded so far. Top sources in railway ministry said once the project estimate is prepared, the railways may offer its vacant land for the construction purpose and also bear the cost partially. Since the Maglev train system will be entirely different from the existing railway network, the operation of these trains could be handed over to private agency.  Officials said the DPR will include the tentative routes, cost estimate and the fare structure. As per the plan, the corridor will be developed along congested stretches like Delhi -Howrah, Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Chennai so that it receives adequate passenger footfall. This will help in keeping the fares on the lower side. Earlier, two global companies, American Maglev Technology Inc. and SwissRapide AG, conveyed to the government their interest in developing high-speed trains using magnetic levitation technology for India. Apart from these two, four Indian applicants-state-owned Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (Bhel) and three lesser known entities-had also responded to the expression of interest sought by the ministry for developing high-speed trains.
Maglev stands for magnetic levitation, and is a transport system that uses magnetic levitation to suspend and propel vehicles with magnets without touching the ground.  Globally, only a small number of countries have used the Maglev systems including Germany, China, Japan, South Korea and the US.

  
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No one is beyond huminity nither region nor religi~   5157 blog posts   94 correct pred (60% accurate)
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aur kuch fhekna hai???

  
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sonukhan   105 blog posts   1214 correct pred (66% accurate)
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First safety is important. And change the coaches to lhb and run the train neat and clean and in time this is the most important things that people wanted from railways not a bullet or talgo etc.

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