This photo taken in November, 2016, shows India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe shaking hands in front of a Shinkansen train during their inspection of a bullet train manufacturing plant in Kobe, Hyogo prefecture. Photo: AFP This photo taken in November, 2016, shows India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe shaking hands in front of a Shinkansen train during their inspection of a bullet train manufacturing plant in Kobe, Hyogo prefecture. Photo: AFP
This photo taken in November, 2016, shows India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe shaking hands in front of a Shinkansen train during their inspection of a bullet train manufacturing plant in Kobe, Hyogo prefecture. Photo: AFP
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India’s 300km/h bullet train project was seen as a big win for Japan over China. But it’s stuck in the slow lane

Land acquisition for the US$15 billion project is moving at a snail’s pace

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This photo taken in November, 2016, shows India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe shaking hands in front of a Shinkansen train during their inspection of a bullet train manufacturing plant in Kobe, Hyogo prefecture. Photo: AFP This photo taken in November, 2016, shows India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe shaking hands in front of a Shinkansen train during their inspection of a bullet train manufacturing plant in Kobe, Hyogo prefecture. Photo: AFP
This photo taken in November, 2016, shows India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe shaking hands in front of a Shinkansen train during their inspection of a bullet train manufacturing plant in Kobe, Hyogo prefecture. Photo: AFP
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