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All set for India's first high speed train

All set for India
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The decks have been cleared for the launch of India\'s first high speed train that will link New Delhi and the Taj city of Agra -- in 105 minutes.

Agra: The decks have been cleared for the launch of India's first high speed train that will link New Delhi and the Taj city of Agra -- in 105 minutes.
An official statement here said the coaches for Gatiman Express had reached New Delhi from Kapurthala in Punjab. Two successful trials have been held July 3 and Sep 11.
When the service starts, the train will leave the national capital at 8 a.m. and reach Agra Cantt railway station at 9.45 a.m. It will depart Agra at 5.30 p.m. and reach New Delhi at 7.15 p.m.
The coaches will have automatic sliding doors -- a la Delhi Metro.
An official told IANS that it was now for the railway ministry to decide the date for the inaugural run.
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