Delhi to Jaipur semi high speed train
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
QUESTION NO 3936
ANSWERED ON 26.07.2019
Bullet train service between Delhi and Rajasthan
3936 Dr. Kirodi Lal Meena
Will the Minister of RAILWAYS be pleased to state :-
(a) the number of train services started in the State of Rajasthan during the last three years and the details thereof, year-wise;
(b) whether Government plans to start superfast bullet trains in the country;
(c) if so, the details thereof;
(d) whether Railways is considering to introduce bullet train between Alwar district in Rajasthan and Delhi; and
(e) if not, the reasons therefor?
ANSWER MINISTER OF RAILWAYS AND COMMERCE & INDUSTRY (SHRI PIYUSH GOYAL)
(a) Indian Railways do not run trains on State-wise basis. However, during the period 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19, Indian Railways have introduced 02 pairs, 11 pairs and 11 pairs of train services respectively, serving the stations located in the State of Rajasthan i.e. in all 24 pairs of train services during 2016-2019.
(b) & (c) A Bullet Train Project, Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail (MAHSR) of 508 km length has been sanctioned by the Government at an estimated cost of Rs.1,08,000 crore.
(d) & (e) No, Sir. As of now, only MAHSR project has been sanctioned by the Government