A bullet train
project should ideally have been planned much before because it could well have been a mascot of an India that aims higher in order for it to claim its rightful place in the league of nations that have successfully modernised their mass transit systems and taken an exponential leap in reducing carbon footprint and addressing passenger concerns over time, safety and comfort.
It is developing bullet trains
that reach speeds of up to 400 kmph and is racing toward even better magnetic levitation trains that reach speeds of about 600 kmph.
Meanwhile, Bangladesh is looking forward to enter the bullet train
era as the government has already completed some preliminary works for constructing the Dhaka-Chittagong high speed rail line.
"This (Bullet Train
project) is a stand-alone project.
Widodo said this project could inspire others elsewhere in the country, adding that projects in the main island of Java, where the bullet train
is located, should involve companies, including state-owned companies, while the government spends in other parts of the country.
Last week, it was announced that Japan would finance a bullet train
project between Mumbai and Ahmedabad.
dollars of soft funding for building India's first bullet train
between the cities of Mumbai and Ahmedabad in western state of Gujarat.
The Nikkei, which did not cite sources, said the bullet train
will link the cities of Mumbai and Ahmedabad and that the two countries will issue a joint statement about the deal on Saturday during Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to India, where he will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
This amount is enough to build just one kilometer of bullet train
NNA - A fire near a central Tokyo station threw parts of Japan's bullet train
system into chaos on Friday, as tens of thousands of passengers tried to return home from New Year holidays, according to Japanese media.
But it has faced high-profile problems: part of a line collapsed in central China after heavy rains in March, while a bullet train
crash in the summer of 2011 killed 40 people.
Nancy Sexton talks to John Greely, whose Wintergreen Stallion Station in Kentucky is the new home to Bullet Train
FRANKEL he is not but Bullet Train
's recent arrival at Wintergreen Stallion Station in Kentucky has been met with its share of fascination from American breeders.