Date of Post : 19 June, 2017
Bengaluru: Japan has reiterated its keenness to take up the high-speed train project between Bengaluru & Chennai.
Japan’s Ambassador to India Kenji Hiramatsu, who met CM Siddaramaiah on Saturday, stated that Japan was keen to expand the high-speed rail network in India.
* Hiramatsu was in Bengaluru to participate in the launch of the Namma Metro’s Green Line.
* The ambassador discussed the progress & implementation of several projects in Bengaluru taken up utilising funds from financial institutions in Japan.
* Japan uses the Shinkansen bullet train technology which is proposed to be utilised for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed train.