Gujarat government to lay Ahmedabad-Rajkot rail connect for fast trains

The Gujarat government as a team with the Indian Railways will lay another Ahmedabad-Rajkot Railway Link devoted for rapid trains and the course will be connected to the Ahmedabad-Mumbai shot train venture, a senior authority said on Friday.

The middle just as the Gujarat government have given on a basic level endorsement to the undertaking, Additional Chief Secretary in Gujarat Chief Minister’s Office (CMO), MK Das, said.

He made the declaration during an introduction on Gujarat at a virtual gathering hung on Friday under the ASSOCHAM Foundation Week program. Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani was additionally present.

“The Gujarat government, in partnership with the railways, will start a new work-Ahmedabad Rajkot Railway Link, which would not be a bullet train, but a very high speed train. The train will reach Rajkot very fast,” Mr Das said.

“This project has got in-principle approval of the Gujarat government and 10 days back, the centre gave the same. The project was finalised during a virtual meeting in which Railway Minister Piyush Goyal was present,” he said.

“We will have a new railway line between Ahmedabad and Rakjot. And this high speed railway line will be linked to the bullet train project between Ahmedabad and Mumbai,” he said.

This new undertaking will empower individuals from Saurashtra locale in Gujarat to profit the administrations of the projectile train.

Despite the fact that there are twofold track railroad lines among Ahmedabad and Rajkot as of now, this new rapid line will help diminish the movement time between the two urban communities.

As the new railroad connection will be associated with the shot train venture, the individuals who need to go to Mumbai from Saurashtra will likewise think that its advantageous to go in brief timeframe.

Notwithstanding, Mr Das didn’t uncover the expense of the undertaking and the portion of state and focal governments for it.

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