Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train Project: The National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited or NHSRCL invited bids for a significant civil bundle (C-5) which incorporates the design and development of civil and constructing work. According to an announcement shared by NHSRCL – accountable for executing the nation’s first bullet prepare hall, the infrastructure bundle additionally consists of testing and commissioning the double line high-speed railway involving the Vadodara station, the affirmation automotive base, viaducts, and bridges (roughly 8.2 km). (Also Read: Bullet Train Project: Agreement Signed With Japanese Firm For Construction Of Tracks )
As per particulars on the Central Public Procurement Portal, the time limit of the bids is ready as October 4, 2021, and the opening date of the tender is October 5, 2021. The alignment of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed rail hall is saved straight to satisfy the velocity requirement due to which, a lot of the alignment is passing by means of inexperienced fields. According to NHSRCL, the alignment is, nevertheless, diverted at Vadodara, Ahmedabad, in addition to Sabarmati to carry the high-speed rail close to to the stations in order that passengers can simply change from one mode of transport to a different.
According to the brand new scheme, the overall size of the C-5 bundle is 8.2 km. The monitor curvature is modified and the alignment within the Vadodara space is reworked to meet the necessities of the high-speed monitor. As per the current estimate, the work will probably be accomplished in roughly 48 months as towards the sooner estimate of 66 months. The present estimates additionally counsel that the brand new scheme will lead to saving round Rs 2,000 crore.
The nation’s first bullet prepare – the 508 km lengthy high-speed rail, will function at a velocity of 320 km per hour, as soon as utterly applied for companies. Along the route, the bullet prepare will cowl a complete of 12 stations, passing by means of a number of areas in Gujarat, Maharashtra, in addition to Dadra and Nagar Haveli.