bullet train

Shiv Sena-ruled Thane civic body rejects land transfer proposal for Bullet train

The decision comes amid a dispute between the Sena-led Maharashtra government and the Union government over allotment of land for Mumbai Metro in Kanjurmarg.

published on : 24th December 2020

Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project: Contract signed with L&T for alignment works

Technical bids for this tender were opened on September 23 and in less than one month, the financial bids were opened after evaluation of the technical bids

published on : 26th November 2020

Masi Oka boards Brad Pitt’s 'Bullet Train'

Actor Masi Oka has boarded Brad Pitt’s upcoming action thriller, Bullet Train. The film, based on Isaka Kotar’s Japanese novel, Maria Beetle, will be directed by David Leitch. 

published on : 18th November 2020

L&T lowest bidder for 88-km viaduct of bullet train project, set to bag Rs 7289-crore contract

The contract is worth Rs 7,289 crore and comes close on the heels of the company bagging the Rs 24,985 crore mega tender of designing and constructing a 237-km long viaduct for the project.

published on : 3rd November 2020

India's first bullet train project may face delay due to land acquisition, COVID: Railways

Chairman and CEO of the Railway Board V K Yadav in a press briefing also denied reports that the Japanese firms were not keen on the project.

published on : 6th September 2020

COVID snag in bullet train project, may fail to meet 2023 deadline

Last year, the company had floated nine civil work tenders which could not be opened because of the coronavirus pandemic, officials said.

published on : 5th September 2020

Joey King in talks to join Brad Pitt's 'Bullet Train'

The film is based on Isaka Kotar's Japanese novel "Maria Beetle" and will be directed by David Leitch.

published on : 4th August 2020

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray puts PM Modi's dream bullet train project on 'backseat'

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray said that he would like to connect the capital of  Maharashtra, Mumbai, to the state's sub-capital Nagpur.

published on : 26th July 2020

Bullet train project: Railway minister indicates 'tightening of belt' in post-COVID scenario

Speaking at the India Global Week, Piyush Goyal, however, said the Railways was 'committed to these projects' and 'we are at the stage of finalising plans and costing' for them.

published on : 12th July 2020

Brad Pitt boards David Leitch's 'Bullet Train'

In the novel, five assassins find themselves on a fast-moving bullet train from Tokyo to Morioka with only a few stops in between.

published on : 7th July 2020

Uddhav Thackeray lashes out at BJP, compares bullet train project to 'white elephant'

In the second part of his interview to Shiv Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana', Thackeray said the state was not getting its 'rightful share' of central funds.

published on : 4th February 2020

Reviewing if bullet train project can be deferred, says Maharashtra Minister Jayant Patil

Of the 508.17-km-long bullet train corridor, 155.76 km will be in Maharashtra, 348.04 km in Gujarat and 4.3 km in Dadra and Nagar Haveli.

published on : 3rd December 2019

Gujarat HC quashes over 120 pleas by farmers against land acquisition for Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project

A division bench led by Justice A S Dave held that the compensation offered to farmers by the state government is fair.

published on : 19th September 2019

Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train fare to be around Rs 3,000: Official

According to an official, tenders had been issued for four major civil work packages on the route and the construction work is likely to begin by March 2020.

published on : 12th September 2019

Parliament Monsoon Session: Noisy scenes in Lok Sabha over Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train

Mallikarjun Kharge said the cost of the rail corridor was exorbitant and amount could have been spent on activities like doubling thousands of kilometres of railway tracks or opening new divisions.

published on : 25th July 2018
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