Taking their dream to bring bullet trains in India a step forward, the Narendra Modi government on June 19 proposed to start a second bullet train from New Delhi to Varanasi, which will cover the distance in just two hours and 40 minutes.
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According to a report, the project would also connect Aligarh, Agra, Kanpur, Lucknow and Sultanpur.
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The report also revealed that the corridor would be part of the ambitious 1513 km-long project.
The feasibility of the proposed corridor is being studied by a Spanish firm and they have already submitted the interim report in this regard.
The final report is expected to come by the end of this year.
Final cost is yet to be worked out.