Shri Sandeep Srivastava appointed as new Director (Rolling Stock) of National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited

Shri Sandeep Srivastava assumed charge as new Director (Rolling Stock) at National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) from 22nd September, 2023.

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He joined National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited in Sep, 2017 on deputation from the Ministry of Railways. Before assuming charge as Director/Rolling Stock, he was Principal Executive Director (Rolling Stock) at NHSRCL.

He has played a vital role in finalisation of Manual of Standard & Specification (MSS), Standards & Specification (SS) and Technical Specifications (TS) for Rolling Stock for India’s first high speed rail.

The team led by him at NHSRCL is responsible for successful completion of the contract of Preliminary Design Study of Shinkansen Rolling Stock to suit Indian environmental conditions and award of Crew Training Simulator contract so far. Currently the team is working on procurement of Rolling Stocks for MAHSR.

In a career spanning over two decades in Indian Railways, Shri Sandeep Srivastava has worked in various capacities in design and maintenance of Traction Rolling Stocks including development of 12000 hp and 9000 hp locomotives.

National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited:

National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) was incorporated on 12th February 2016 under the Companies Act, 2013 with an objective to finance, construct, maintain and manage the High Speed Rail Corridor in India.

The Company has been modelled as a ‘Special Purpose Vehicle’ in the joint sector with equity participation by the Central Government through Ministry of Railways and two State Governments viz. Government of Gujarat and Government of Maharashtra.

The High-Speed Rail (HSR) project, apart from being a technological marvel, would afford many quantifiable benefits like saving in travel time, vehicle operation cost, reduction in pollution, job creation, reduction in accidents/ enhanced safety, imported fuel substitution, and reduction in pollutants.

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