New Delhi, India (Urban Transport News): The National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) today issued a tender notice seeking bids from the experienced civil contractors for the constriction of 8.198 km elevated viaduct and station within Vadodara for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project.
Package No. MAHSR-C-5: Design and Construction of Civil and Buildings Works including Testing and Commissioning on Design Build Lump Sum Price Basis for Double Line High Speed Railway involving Vadodara Station, Confirmation Car Base, Viaducts & Bridges, Crossing Bridges and Associated works between MAHSR Km. 393.700 and MAHSR Km. 401.898 in the State of Gujarat for the Project for Construction of Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor.
The 508.17 km Mumbai – Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor will connect Ahmedabad in Gujarat and Mumbai in Maharashtra through 12 stations at an estimated cost of Rs. 1.1 lakh crores. This project is being financed by Japan Internationation Cooperation Agency (JICA). Due to land acquisition issues, this project is missing its deadline frequently. However, construction on some major sections in Gujarat has been commenced by the respective contractors.
A total of 12 HSR stations at Mumbai, Thane, Virar, Boisar, (in Maharashtra), Vapi, Bilimora, Surat, Bharuch, Vadodara, Anand, Ahmedabad and Sabarmati (in Gujarat) has been planned under the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor. This is the first bullet train project among the other 7 projects planned in India.
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