High Speed Corridor in Railways

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Government has identified the routes connecting four major metros and growth centres of the country for feasibility studies for high speed rail. Feasibility studies have been taken up for the following routes :-

(i) Delhi-Mumbai,

(ii) Delhi-Kolkata (via Lucknow),

(iii) Mumbai-Chennai,

(iv) Delhi-Nagpur segment of Delhi-Chennai,

(v) Mumbai-Nagpur segment of Mumbai-Kolkata and

(vi) Chennai-Bengaluru-Mysuru.

Of the above-mentioned feasibility studies, those for Mumbai-Nagpur, Delhi-Nagpur and Chennai-Bangaluru-Mysuru have been taken up under Government to Government cooperation with the Governments of Spain, China and Germany respectively. Presently, only Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project (MAHSR) has been sanctioned with the financial and technical assistance from Government of Japan.