Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail (MAHSR) project is well underway and will use high-class technology that is used in Japan’s Shinkansen trains and many modern aircraft-like features. The National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) has said that the bullet trains that will run on MAHSR corridor will cover 580 kilometers and 12 stations.
Once the project is completed, the passengers will be able to travel on these high-speed trains that will run at a speed of 320-km per hour. There will be three different classes in the trains and would have modern toilets for men and women as well as for those that use wheelchairs.
As for the safety precautions, NHSRCL which is implementing the project said that all bullet trains will be equipped with advanced signaling system that is used by Japan for its Shinkansen trains. The Shinkansen trains are renowned for employing an Automatic Train Control system and a comprehensive system of Automatic Train Protection. The trains are managed through centralized traffic control and all that tasks relating to the trains, tracks and schedule is computerized.
Recently, the Railway Ministry, shared a clip on its Twitter handle, showcasing the construction work of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train project. The ministry said, “The work of bullet train project, symbolizing the speed and power of self-reliant India, is going on in full swing. Soon passengers will be able to enjoy the journey of this train.”