Bullet train to reduce Delhi-Kolkata travel time to five hours

Travelling time between DELHI and Kolkata will be cut down to as less as five hours by operating a bullet train on the route, a firm commissioned by the Railways has suggested. The feasibility study is being undertaken for the 1,513 km long Delhi-Kolkata high-speed corridor along with two other routes of the Diamond Quadrilateral project.

The corridor is estimated to cost about Rs 84,000 crore. Diamond Quadrilateral, one of the ambitious programmes of the NDA government, will connect four metro cities through high speed rail network. According to the feasibility report by the Spanish firm, the Travel time between Delhi and Kolkata on the proposed bullet train will take 4 hours 56 minutes as against the 17 hours in Rajdhani, the Bullet train is expected to run about 300 km per hour on the dedicated track.

So let’s do:
1. Travelling time between __________ will be cut down to as less as five hours by operating a bullet train on the route.

Source – The Hindu



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