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Japan's bullet train poised to supercharge India's economy

Mumbai-Ahmedabad line presents opportunities to build more than railway

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe inspect a Shinkansen bullet train at the Kawasaki Heavy Industries Hyogo Plant in Hyogo prefecture, Japan on November 12, 2016. (Courtesy of Press Information Bureau of India)

TOKYO -- Japan's shinkansen is heading to India. A project debuting the country's bullet train technology on the Asian subcontinent is getting underway, with a work commencement ceremony scheduled to take place before the end of the year. Next stop: Gujarat.

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