Indian Railways to order 25 high speed trains

JR East's Series E5 trainsets operate at up to 320km/h on the Tohoku Shinkansen. (Photo: Akihiro Nakamura)

INDIA: A 10-car variant of JR East’s Series E5 Shinkansen trainset has been selected to operate the country’s first high speed line between Mumbai and Ahmedabad, according to the Ministry of Railways. Indian Railways is expected to order an initial build of 25 trains at an estimated cost Rs50bn.

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