Travelling to cost from Rs 250 to Rs 3K
New Delhi: Passengers of the proposed bullet train between Mumbai and Ahmedabad would have to pay anywhere between Rs 250 and Rs 3,000 depending on their
destination, a senior official said. Giving the first official indication of the likely fares of the government's ambitious project, Achal Khare, the managing director of National High Speed Rail Corporation Ltd (NHSRCL), told reporters that the fares are based on present projections and calculations.
It would be Rs 3,000 between Mumbai and Ahmedabad and as low as Rs 250 between Banda-Kurla Complex (BKC) and Thane, he said.
Khare said, "The fares have been based on present projections and calculations. There would be one business class and the fares for this is likely to be higher than Rs 3,000."
An official said, "A taxi takes anywhere between one and, one and a half hours to travel between Thane and Banda-Kurla Complex and charges around Rs 650."