PUBLISHED ON: September 18, 2017 | Duration: 26 min, 44 sec
The launch of work on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train, has triggered a barrage of high voltage hype -- and also a healthy dose of skepticism. Will it revolutionise train travel in India, or is it a white elephant? Is it virtually free, or are there hidden costs? Is the cutting edge technology it brings worth the cost, or should India spend its limited resources elsewhere? Watch experts try to answer these questions on Reality Check.