Mumbai, New Delhi and Bengaluru are set to launch high-frequency rail links, the government said on Tuesday, in a move that will boost connectivity between the two cities.
The high-level railway link will link the three capitals in less than two months, it said, adding that it will offer a service between New Delhi (2,200 km) and Mumbai (2.4 lakh km) within a decade.
The railways is planning to build the line at the cost of Rs 1,700 crore, the Railways said.
It will be the second high- speed rail link in the country.
In April, the National High-Speed Rail Corporation (NHSRC) had proposed connecting Mumbai and Bengaluros at a cost of around Rs 500 crore.
The Indian Railways had earlier announced that it would construct a high- frequency line connecting Mumbai to New Delhi at a total cost of about Rs 2,500 crore.