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People will reach Nagpur from Mumbai in six hours: Piyush Goyal

The Railway Minister assured that he is planning to launch a high-speed train that will help the passengers reach Nagpur from Mumbai in six hours. The proposal is still pending for approval from the government and Railway Ministry.

People will reach Nagpur from Mumbai in six hours: Piyush Goyal
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Soon, the way to Nagpur will be swifter for people in Mumbai as Railway Minister Piyush Goyal in a dialogue with journalists at Nagpur said that the 600-km path will be covered in less than six hours. The winter capital of Maharashtra usually takes 10-12 hours to reach from Mumbai.

However, Goyal declared that a high-speed train that will run between Nagpur and Mumbai will only take 6 hours to reach the destination.

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On Monday, Goyal had a conversation with journalists at Nagpur and declared that along with Samrudhi Highway, he had also been working on the development of a high-speed train running between the two cities. Once the proposal Is approved by the government and the Railway Ministry, the work for the train shall begin.

In order to make the transport between the two cities comfortable, the government had launched a highway scheme, Mumbai-Nagpur Samrudhi Highway. The highway will ensure that the distance is covered within 8-9 hours but due to the land acquisition issue, the scheme has been surrounded by a lot of controversies and thus, the work is progressing very slowly.

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