Work for Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed train enters fast lane, watch video
Development work on India’s first high-speed rail project is underway. After the work on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail (MAHSR) is completed, passengers will be able to enjoy the journey on this high-speed train. According to the plan, on the next MAHSR corridor, high-speed trains will operate at a speed of 320 km per hour and cover a distance of 508 kilometers and 12 stations in total.
According to the National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL), the high-speed trains will be equipped with the most advanced signaling system used in Japanese Shinkansen trains. The Ministry of Railways has shared a clip of the ongoing construction works of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project, via their Twitter account, take a look:
— Ministry of Railways (@RailMinIndia) February 22, 2022
NHSRCL, which is implementing the project, shared that there will be three different classes in these trains, namely – first class, standard class and business class. The high-speed train will have various modern passenger aircraft-like features like overhead luggage racks, reading lights, LED lighting in first class and business class.
There will also be seat leg rests that work in conjunction with seat tilt. The high-speed trains will also have other modern facilities such as power outlets for charging mobile phones or laptops, and they will also be equipped with modernized toilets for men, women as well as attention particular to wheelchair accessibility.
Importantly, the Bullet Train cars will be equipped with an improved passenger information system – to facilitate communication with onboard commuters. A passenger information LCD screen will be installed in all coaches.
The on-board screens will display information such as train number and name, emergency information, current station, next stop station, destination station, text information, opening side of doors, speed, etc. Keeping diversity in mind, the LCD screens will provide information in Hindi, English, Gujarati as well as Marathi.
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