Indian bullet train Japan competes orders China
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit India on the 11th – 13th schedule, but at the summit to be held with Prime Minister Mohdi on December 12, by adopting the Shinkansen system of Japan for the construction of the country ‘s first high – speed rail linking Mumbai and Ahmedabad We found out to agree. In India ‘s high – speed rail plan, as China was also under pressure to sell off, it seems that Japan’ s technological capabilities and safety, the most advanced in the world, have been appreciated.
Good news that seems to be an initiator for exporting infrastructure in Japan. Of the total project cost of about 900 billion rupees (about 1.8 trillion yen), it is said to provide an ODA loan over 1 trillion yen. Shinkansen export is the second example since Taiwan’s high-speed railroad opened in 2007.
Immediately afterwards, the website of the Communist Party’s agency newspaper “People’s Daily” “People’s Internet Japanese version” (as of October 13 of the same year) said that China and Japan are playing a battle for high-speed rail in Southeast Asia including India Introduction. As a viewpoint of researchers at Beijing University and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, “From the viewpoint of price and strategy, China’s high-speed rail is dominant in competition with Japan,” he said.
Regarding orders for high-speed railroads, Indonesia’s high-speed railway plan, which was considered to be influential in Japan orders, was ordered in September this year against China, which fought offensive later. It is because China has set an unusual condition of zero burden on Indonesia’s financial burden and not asking for debt guarantee.
Project outline “joint investigation between Japan and India”
High-speed railway development plan that connects Ahmedabad (about 505 km) from Mumbai. The first high-speed rail line in India.
Based on the agreement of the Japan – India Summit Meeting, Japan – India joint research was conducted from December 2013 (end of June 2015). Between Mumbai and Ahmedabad: 505 km Required hourly minutes: 2 hours 7 minutes (special delivery type) exclusive orbit, standard gauge, number of stations: 12 stations maximum operating speed: 320 km / h
In May 2013, Japan-India summit meeting (Tokyo) agreed to carry out joint investigation between Japan and India on Mumbai-Ahmedabad route. Prime Minister Abe stated at the Japan-India Summit Meeting (Tokyo) in September Heisei 20 that it was prepared to provide “finance, technical and administrative support” on the premise of introducing the Shinkansen system. In September Heisei 20, Prabhu Railway Minister came to Japan in response to the invitation of Ota Kokabon Minister. Meeting with key people such as Prime Minister Abe and Minister Ota. We conducted a tour of Shinkansen relations. In October Heisei Yamamoto visited and held a Japanese railway seminar in the Indian International Railway Equipment Exhibition (IREE). Meeting with Prabhu Railway Minister. In December of Heisei 20, signed a memorandum of cooperation concerning the introduction of the Shinkansen system to the high-speed railway between Mumbai and Ahmedabad between the governments of Japan and India at the Japan-India Summit Meeting (Delhi).
[Reference] Comparison of population of railway cities between Mumbai and Ahmedabad and between Tokyo and Shin Osaka(Source) India: F / S Survey (JETRO) Report on Indicator High Speed Railway Introduction Potential Study Report (Heisei 16) Japan: Estimated Population as of March 2008India