India to buy 18 bullet trains from Japan at Rs.7,000.

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Delhi:India is reportedly set to purchase 18 bullet trains from Japan at a cost of Rs.7,000 crore in a deal where the seller will also have to transfer technology for local production. Further, each train will have 10 coaches and have cruising speeds of 350 kmph. Japan has loaned Rs.88,000 crore to India for the Mumbai-Ahmadabad route planned for 2022.