Thiruvananthapuram: Billed as the biggest and most expensive infrastructure projects conceived by Kerala, a high speed rail corridor for India's first bullet train is one of the mega projects the state plans to implement.
On completion, it will enable one travel from Kerala's capital Thiruvananthapuram to the state's northern most point Kasaragod in 142 minutes, covering a distance of 526 km.
The project may sound unbelievable, especially in the case of Kerala lagging in industry and infrastructure development for decades.
Estimated to cost Rs 1,18,000 crore on completion, the first phase is expected to cost Rs 43,000 crore. It will also be showcased in 'Emerging Kerala Global Connect' at Kochi from September 12-14....more
11:29 AM, Jul 03, 2012
Thiruvananthapuram: In a boost to Keralas efforts to fast-track infrastructure development, the Centre on Saturday gave the green signal to the high-speed rail corridor project, linking the entire stretch from Kasargode in the north to the state capital in the south. The 580 km track which will reduce end-to-end running time to two to three hours, is expected to cost Rs 1 lakh crore. At a high-level meeting convened at...
09:31 PM, Jan 21, 2012