Bullet trains may soon become a reality in India with the government giving its nod to the proposal of a high-speed rail corridor between Mumbai and Ahmedabad, which would reduce the travel time between the two financial hubs to two-and-half hours from seven hours.
The 500km route would be a test case for other routes in India and for extending high-speed rail outside of countries with either a rich history of rail experimentation (as in Europe or Japan) or heavy-handed state control (like its neighbor China).
Booking Site Ixigo’s Rail-First Strategy Propels Growth in India
New Skift Report: Five Unique Review Strategies to Grow Your Travel Business
Amazon Collects Fees From Cleartrip in New India Flights Offering
Amazon Confirms Flight-Booking Launch as Part of a Superapp Strategy
Skift Analysis: Amazon’s Travel Strategy Comes Into Focus