Tender Floated for Elevated Station at Anand, Gujarat for Bullet Train project

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The NHSRCL (National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited) has floated a tender, the third this year for the ambitious Bullet train project, with bids invited for a maintenance depot and an elevated station in Anand in Gujarat.

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  • The Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed rail project, which is plagued with land acquisition problems, is being implemented by the NHSRCL.
  • The NHSRCL has invited bids for the construction of around 69% (348 km) of the 508-km project.
  • Part of the project is 21 km of tunnels, 5 elevated stations and one depot at Surat.
  • NHSRCL’s latest bid is for design and construction of civil and building works which will include testing and commissioning of 90 km of viaducts and bridges, a maintenance depot and an elevated station between Vadodara and Ahmedabad.
  • Vendors have been given 4 months to bid for the project, while 1,370 days have been given to them to complete the work.
  • More than 66% land required for the above-mentioned tender has been acquired.
  • This is the third tender floated by NHSRCL this year.
  • Earlier this year, bids were invited for the viaduct between Zaroli village on the Maharashtra-Gujarat border and Vadodara in Gujarat.
  • It also included 24 river crossings and 30 road and canal crossings, 4 stations – Vapi, Bilimora, Surat and Bharuch.
  • The other tender for this year was for the underground tunnel of about 21 km including seven km of the undersea tunnel in Maharashtra.

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