Delhi-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail: Project Information, Tenders, Stations, Routes and Updates

Anushka Khare Posted on: 2020-09-12 14:33:00 Viewer: 17,149 Comments: 0 Country: India City: Delhi

Delhi-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail: Project Information, Tenders, Stations, Routes and Updates

Delhi-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor will be India's third bullet train project. The 886 km Bullet Train corridor will connect Delhi to Ahmedabad via Jaipur-Udaipur through 12 stations.

  • Project Name: Delhi-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project
  • Owner: Indian Railways
  • Operator: National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited
  • Project Type: High Speed Rail (HSR)
  • Project Cost: NA
  • Route Length: 886 km
  • Train Speed: 300 kmph
  • Journey Fare: Rs 4.5 per km
  • Journey Hours: 3 hours
  • Status: Approved and under DPR stage

Delhi-Varanasi High-Speed Rail Route

  • Route Length: 886 km (At grade, elevated and underground)
  • Total Stations: 15
  • Station Names: Dwarka (Delhi), IMT Manesar (Gurgaon), Rewari, Behror, Shahpura, Jaipur, Ajmer, Vijaynagar, Bhilwara, Chittorgarh, Udaipur, Dungarpur (all Rajasthan) and Himmatnagar, Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad (Gujarat).

System Information

  • Train Type: Bullet Train
  • Operational Speed: 300 kmph
  • Maximum Speed: 350 kmph
  • Average Speed: 250 kmph
  • Track Gauge: Standard Gauge – 1435mm
  • No. of Cars: 10
  • Train Capacity: 750 person
  • Signalling: ETCS Level-2 of ERTMS
  • Traction: 25 KV AC through overhead catenary (OHE)
  • Train Safety: Urgent Earthquake Detection and Alarm System (UrEDAS)

Project Timelines

  • December 2019: Ministry of Railways had given the task to National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) for preparing the detailed project report (DPR).
  • February 2020: NHSRCL has started floating tenders for various activities including design and survey of the project.
  • September 2020: Tender notices for carrying out of Traffic Study, Data Collection and General Alignment Drawings have been issued.

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