Delhi to Varanasi in 157 minutes, board excessive pace bullet prepare each 22 minutes from 2029

The preliminary price of the mission is estimated to be about Rs 52,680 crore. If all goes in keeping with plan, there may very well be a Bullet Prepare between Delhi and Varanasi by 2029.


New Delhi, First Printed Mar 24, 2022, 3:06 PM IST

After the Mumbai-Ahmedabad hall, a second bullet prepare mission linking Delhi-Varanasi is underneath course of. In a bid to cut back journey time for trains operating on the Golden Quadrilateral community, the ‘Bullet Prepare’ is deliberate to begin cruising on the Delhi-Varanasi Excessive Velocity Rail Hall (DVHSR) by 2029.

The Delhi-Varanasi excessive pace rail mission might be 958 km lengthy having a 123 km lengthy spur connecting Lucknow and Ayodhya, in keeping with a Instances of India report. The route will comprise a mixture of elevated stretches and tunnels contemplating the safety necessities of the route. An underground station can even come up on the upcoming Jewar airport in Noida.

On February 11, whereas replying to a query in Rajya Sabha, the railway ministry introduced plans to undertake a survey and put together the detailed mission report (DPR) for seven corridors, together with DVHSR.

One of many draft reviews from conducting a number of high-speed feasibility exams for the Delhi-Kolkata stretch says that the space between Delhi-Varanasi might be lined in 2 hours and 37 minutes in a bullet prepare. The identical examine goes on to say that the space between Delhi-Lucknow might be lined in 1 hour and 38 minutes.

There might be a complete of 12 stations protecting main pilgrimages in UP. The overall mission price is estimated to be round Rs 2.3 lakh crore.

Because the route alignment of DVHSR is alongside the Yamuna and Agra-Lucknow Expressway and proposed Ganga Expressway to keep away from forest and wildlife, the prepare is more likely to have its station in Lucknow on the Avadh crossing. “Complete 43 trains per day will attain the Avadh crossing station each 22 minutes,” mentioned an official.

The transfer will support tourism to Jap Uttar Pradesh. There might be 63 journeys between Delhi and Agra in a day, 43 journeys between Delhi and Lucknow, 18 journeys between Delhi and Varanasi and 11 journeys between Delhi and Ayodhya every day.

In response to a media report, the mission connecting Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Lok Sabha constituency with the nationwide capital is a precedence for the ruling BJP authorities.

Final Up to date Mar 24, 2022, 3:06 PM IST

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