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India embraces high-speed rail as Japan cheers on

Prime minister hopes $17.5bn project will spur upgrades nationwide

Mumbai's Bandra Kurla Complex corporate park is attracting foreign companies and financial institutions.

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI -- India is tapping Japanese bullet train technology to build a 500km high-speed rail line linking a western manufacturing hub to Mumbai, an endeavor Prime Minister Narendra Modi hopes will spur similar upgrades across the country.

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