Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe would lay the foundation stone of India's first bullet train project in Ahmedabad tomorrow.
Also Read: Bullet train services likely to start on Aug 15, 2022, says officialOf the 508-km route and 12 stations of the bullet train, 120 km and four stations will fall in Maharashtra.
Further, the state wants the Centre and Railways to ensure that entry and exit of the bullet train station are within the 0.9 hectares plot.
Representational ImageThe Maharashtra government has agreed to allot 0.9 hectares of land at Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) here for a station for the proposed Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train with certain conditions.
Also read: Bullet train: High-speed travel between Ahmedabad and Mumbai by 2022The Maharashtra government also wants the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JAICA) to fund the Mumbai-Nagpur bullet train project on the same terms as the Mumbai-Ahmedabad project, an official in the Chief Minister's Office said here.