The NHSRCL (National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited) has invited tenders for Design and Construction of Civil and Building Works between Vadodara and Ahmedabad for Mumbai-Ahmedabad high speed rail (MAHSR) project.
The works also include Testing and Commissioning on Design Build Lump Sum Price Basis for Double Line High Speed Railway involving Viaduct & Bridges, Crossing Bridges, Maintenance Depot and Station (Anand/Nadiad), between Vadodara (MAHSR Km. 401.898) and Ahmedabad (MAHSR Km. 489.467), excluding Works for 01 No. PSC Bridge and 04 No. Steel Truss Bridges, in the State of Gujarat.
The Government of India has received a loan from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) toward the cost of the Project for Construction of Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail.
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- The NHSRCL is implementing the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail (MAHSR) corridor project.
- The total length of proposed High Speed Rail Corridor works out to be 508.17km.
- Out of 508.17km, 155.642 km of the proposed alignment falls in Maharashtra, 350.530 km in Gujarat and 2 km in UT of Dadra and Nagar Haveli.
- The High Speed Rail Corridor has been proposed with 12 Stations i.e. Mumbai, Thane, Virar, Boisar, Vapi, Bilimora, Surat, Bharuch, Vadodara, Anand/Nadia, Ahmedabad and Sabarmati.
- The operating speed of the bullet train would be 320 kmph and the maximum speed would be 350 kmph.
- 24 train sets have been planned for procurement from Japan for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail (MAHSR) project.
- The estimated cost of the Bullet Train project is Rs. 1,08,000 crore.
- Of the total cost, 81% price will be funded through a loan from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
- The project is targeted to be completed by 2023.