The head of Shiv Sena and the new Prime Minister of Maharashtra, Uddhav Thackeray, said on 1 December that his government would review the stage train project with other infrastructure works initiated by the previous government. “We will then make a decision on what to do first,” he said. To allay Japan`s concerns, Indian officials this month sought to meet with representatives of the Ministry of Transportation in Tokyo, one Indian official said. India wants the project`s goal to be achieved by 2022, the 75th year of India`s independence. Tickets for the ball train, which covers the same line, would be set at about 3,000 rupees. “We are not against anything, but our first priority is the peasants,” Kesarkar said. The 508 km mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed rail corridor will be built with an 80% loan from Japan at 0.1% interest and a 15-year moratorium, the system being built mainly with Japanese technology on the Shinkansen lines. Shinzo Abe: Japan PM in India, ball-shooting deal on maps The spherical corridor will have bulletproofs along the line that will have 12 stations, with about 350 km of them in Gujarat and 150 km in Maharashtra. “We will continue to work with the Indian government to move this project forward with the goal of enabling the operation to be operational in 2023,” the official said. Protests backed by local politicians have erupted in recent months against attempts to secure parts of a 108-km line, which accounts for about a fifth of the entire ball-pulling corridor between Mumbai and Ahmedabad, Modi`s largest commercial city in Gujarat. Japan Railway is aiming at AI to combat snow problems This is not the first time that India has benefited from the generosity of other countries for projects of national importance. For example, the Opec Fund for International Development financed the Bombay Offshore Project through loan contracts signed between 1981 and 1982 at an effective interest rate of 0.75% over a 20-year period. New rail line between Haneda Airport and Tokyo`s Larsen-Toubro (L-T) stations has signed a contract to build a 237 km viaduct on the 508 km mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed rail corridor.
The T was responsible for the construction of four stations and a railway depot in Surat. It also proved to be the lowest bidder for the construction of viaducts on another 88 km stretch and a station in Anand on the ball corridor. A JICA spokeswoman said India needed to draw up relocation plans for local residents and make them public in order to enter into a loan agreement for most of the ball train project. NEW DELHI — India`s ambitious high-speed Shinkanse-based ball train project could hit a roadblock by changing government in the western state of Maharashtra. “Hokutosei” train-train in Hokkaido to be reanimated as a guesthouse The other area of concern is getting rolling stock. According to the Japanese, only Kawasaki and Hitachi are allowed to deliver the trains.