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Surface transportation projects on the rise in India


There are a number of airport rail projects currently in the works in India (and also Bangladesh and Sri Lanka) as the nation attempts to improve access to airports and better cater for the needs of travellers. [2481 words]

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  • Bangalore link scheduled for completion in 2013
  • Chennai rail link to boost fast-growing city
  • Delhi link expected to be operational in 2010
  • Hyderabad connection still in discussion stage 
  • Kolkata metro scheduled to be operational by 2015
  • No date set for Mangalore link
  • Mumbai airport has no high-speed rail line
  • Katunayake Airport, no date specified

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  • RFQ for High Speed Rail Link to Bangalore International Airport
  • Chennai's proposed metro rail line
  • Planned network of Delhi Metro Rail Network including airport line (orange)Planned network
  • Hyderabad Outer Ring Road Map (Hyderabd Airport in the middle of the map at the bottom in Purple)
  • Kolkata Suburban Railway Network (Calcutta Airport at top right, New Garia at bottom right of map)
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