Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train Project: The National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL), implementing the bullet prepare undertaking within the nation, signed a second contract settlement with infrastructure conglomerate Larsen & Toubro (L&T) for the design and building of the 88 km lengthy (roughly) viaducts between Vadodara and Ahmedabad in Gujarat, together with the development of an elevated station at Anand/Nadiad, upkeep depot, and bridges for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet prepare hall on Wednesday, December 16. With this, the NHSRCL has awarded civil contracts for the development of 92 per cent of high-speed rail hall alignment in Gujarat, which is 325 km out of 352 km within the state. (Also Read: Bullet Train Project: Agreement Signed With L&T For India’s Biggest Infrastructure Contract )
According to NHSRCL, the settlement additionally contains 5 high-speed rail hall stations particularly Vapi, Billimora, Surat, Bharuch, and Anand/Nadiad, prepare depot at Surat in addition to one mountain tunnel of 350 metres. These contracts are seemingly to supply a lift to the metal and cement industries and its allied provide chains. The whole price of the awarded contracts is Rs. 32000 crore roughly, in keeping with the organisation.
NHSRCL indicators contract settlement for Design and Construction of 88 km (approx) viaducts, Anand/Nadiad station, upkeep depot and bridges of MAHSR alignment with Larsen and Toubro. @CMOGujpic.twitter.com/fsnSyvABgO
— NHSRCL (@nhsrcl) December 16, 2020
“NHSRCL crew has signed two large contracts for the civil works of MAHSR undertaking in final one month. As the development works will quickly begin, apart from the metal and cement industries the native industries, manufactures and allied provide chains will even get a lift. The building actions will even create jobs, for which NHSRCL has already began offering construction-related coaching,” stated Mr Achal Khare, Managing Director.
Earlier, NHSRCL signed a contract settlement with L&T for the 237 km lengthy viaduct between Vapi (Zaroli village at Maharashtra-Gujarat border) and Vadodara (Gujarat). This is alleged to be the nation’s largest infrastructure contract for building and design. The contract concerned 47 per cent of the excessive velocity rail alignment, which incorporates the development of 4 hall stations and a depot.
Once utterly applied and prepared for providers, the 508 km lengthy Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet prepare undertaking will function at a velocity of 320 km per hour. It will cowl 12 stations alongside the route, passing by means of particular areas in Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Dadra and Nagar Haveli. The total distance shall be lined in three hours with all stops.