B. L. Kashyap & Sons Limited has started execution of order worth Rs 332 crores secured from the National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL). The order entails designing and building works for construction of the Sabarmati Terminal for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail (MAHSR) Project.
- “B. L. Kashyap is elated to secured such a prestigious project. India is expected to emerge as the world’s third-largest construction market and we are proud to be contributing to this growth through such projects,” Mr. Vineet Kashyap, Managing Director, B. L. Kashyap and Sons Limited said.
- “We look forward to continuing our work with the government, further supporting such infrastructure projects,” Mr. Vineet Kashyap said.
- The Works consist of detailed design and construction of a Terminal HUB Building for NHSRCL, as per the tender document.
- It said that the detailed scope include the design and construction of Terminal Building with all required services and defined finishes along with Construction of FOOT OVER BRIDGES; including but not limited to; Planning detailed Architectural drawings, Structural design, obtaining statutory and local body approvals, Civil and structural works, Architectural finishes, Electrical works (LV & HV), PHE, HVAC, IBMS, Fire Fighting works, Rain Water Harvesting, Solar Panels, Landscape, FOB works etc.
- The scope of work include the methodology to ensure IGBC Gold Rating to “the Works”.
The first High Speed Rail corridor to be implemented in the Country, with technical and financial assistance of Government of Japan, has been identified from Mumbai to Ahmedabad. With total 12 stations in the States of Maharashtra, Gujarat and Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli, the corridor will have a length of 508.17 Km.
High speed rail will cover 155.76 kms in the state of Maharashtra (7.04 Kms in Mumbai sub-urban, 39.66 kms in Thane district & 109.06 kms in Palghar district), 4.3 kms in union territory of Dadra & Nagar Haveli and 348.04 kms in the state of Gujarat.
High speed rail will be operating at a speed of 320 Km/hr at an elevated (10 to 15 m) track above the ground on a viaduct all along except 26 kms in Mumbai, which will be underground. All stations will be elevated except Bandra Kurla Complex station (Mumbai), which will be underground.
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