For 95% Commuters, Bullet Train Means Nothing: Bibek Debroy To NDTV | Read

PUBLISHED ON: September 15, 2017 | Duration: 1 min, 16 sec

  
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It may have been the top trend of the day with #BulletTrain spinning super-fast dreams for the twitterati, but Bibek Debroy, a railway expert, says the $19 billion project will be irrelevant for all but a tiny portion of Indians. "95% people are those that travel in unreserved compartments, and not Rajdhani or Shatabdi. To them this day counts for nothing," said Dr Debroy, who is a member of the NITI Aayog, the government's main policy think-tank.
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