India has undertaken an ambitious project for a bullet train to run between two of the country’s major cities. A deal was signed in 2015 with Japan, which is helping to finance its construction. The project is part of the government’s commitment to revitalise the country’s creaking 165-year-old rail network. In the run-up to the Indian election, which gets under way on 11 April, BBC Reality Check is examining claims and pledges made by the main political parties. Claim: India will have a bullet train service running by August 2022. This will run down the west coast, connecting the […]

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