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MUMBAI-AHMEDABAD | A decade after decision, wheels set in motion with first acquisition

After ten years, the National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRL) completed its first land acquisition in Thane district a day ago. Coincidentally, on Friday itself, even in Gujarat, a NRI octogenarian from Germany handed over her ancestral land in Gujarat for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project.
Savita Ben, who runs an Indian restaurant in Germany, is originally from Chansad village and had shifted abroad 33 years ago after getting married.
But that is where the Bullet Train glory ends. It has been almost a decade since the decision to run bullets trains in India was first discusse
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