Tag Archives: High Speed Rail Series

Busting Some Indian High Speed Railway Myths

Japanese Shinkansen Bullet Train passing in front of Mount Fuji. Yashimara, Shizuoka Prefecture.

Most people have zero knowledge and ideas about how trains and railways work and operate and have even more so no idea what High Speed Rail (HSR) is, other than a vague notion of ultra-luxurious, smooth and gleaming futuristic-looking trains, ...

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The Great Indian High Speed Rail Dream – Part 3

Despite its obvious advantages with regards to speed, capacity and environmental benefits, the general public seem to have many apprehensions when it comes to implementing high speed rail projects in India. Of course, there are a lot many people opposed ...

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The Great Indian High Speed Rail Dream – Part 2

Motion blur photo of high speed train running at full speed reflecting off the sunset

There are many reasons why India needs a network of very fast trains. This is not just because those gleaming, whizzing, shining marvels of technological wizardry are the most effective and efficient ways to move our large populations by cutting ...

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The Great Indian High Speed Rail Dream

The case for high speed railways in India

There are two things common to most countries which boast of high standards of living: their ease of travel and communication (there might be other things also, but these two factor are some kind of foundations, because be it the ...

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What are High-Speed Railways or Bullet Trains?

The Japanese "Bullet Train" roars past with Mout Fuji in the backdrop

If transportation technology were to be equated to Indian cinema, High-Speed trains are its Rajinikanth. High-Speed Railways are often viewed as the epitome of infrastructure development of a region or nation, showpieces of advancement and rank high up there when it ...

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