The Detailed Project Report of the proposed Nagpur-Mumbai Bullet Train is likely to be submitted by March end.
The proposed Bullet Train will cover 741 kms, will have stoppages at Khapri Nagpur, Wardha, Pulgaon, Karanja Lad, Malegaon, Mehkar, Jalna, Aurangabad, Shirdi, Nashik, Igatpuri and Shahapur.
According to sources aerial survey, ridership survey, environmental impact survey and social impact survey has been carried out.
The bullet train will run at a speed of 350 kms per hour. Thus the journey between Nagpur and Mumbai, will be of just a few minutes more than air travel.
The report is likely to be submitted to the Railway Ministry for final approval. With this project Mumbai will be connected to Ahmedabad and Nagpur through high speed Bullet Trains.