Minister of State for Railways Suresh Angadi told reporters here on Saturday that the possibility of running a high-speed train such as bullet train linking the three cities, Belagavi-Dharwad-Hubballi was being explored.
He was speaking at the Board meeting of the Belagavi Cantonment. The minister said that still, the viability will have to be studied and if viable the travel time between the two cities could be brought down to 45 mins.
The project would be taken up shortly and then a detailed report would be studied, he added.
The minister also directed the officials to coordinate & cooperate with the State Govt for the execution of developmental works under the Smart City project in Belagavi City.