New Delhi, India (Urban Transport News): Goodluck India Ltd has received an order worth Rs 198.76 crores from Larsen & Toubro Ltd (L&T) for the supply and fabrication of special bridges for the construction of tracks for High-Speed Speed Bullet Train between Mumbai and Vapi under the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed (Bullet Train) Project. The Letter of Intent (LOI) has been issued on September 1, 2021.
The execution period of the order envisages the completion of the project to be completed by 2023, said Goodluck India, adding that it will be executed under the expert supervision of IHI-Japanese experts in the area of design and supply of steel bridges.
"We feel privileged to receive the LoI for the supply and fabrication of steel structures by our structure division. It will be hugely rewarding as the engineers of Goodluck will be working alongside some of the best engineers in their respective fields. We look forward to many more such opportunities in the future," said M C Garg, Chairman, Goodluck India Ltd.
In January 2021, National High Speed Rail Corporation Ltd (NHSRCL) had awarded a contract worth Rs 1,390 crore to Larson and Toubro – IHI Infrastructure Systems (Consortium) for the fabrication and procurement of 28 steel bridges, for crossing over railway lines, rivers, highways, roads, and other structures for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor. The contract agreement was signed in February 2021.
The work order (Letter of Intent) issued to Goodluck India Ltd is part of this contract.
Goodluck India is a 35 years old infrastructure firm promoted by IITians, a steel processor, converting basic steel to quality engineering products. The products are being used worldwide by end-customers like automobile manufacturers, infrastructure, engineering industries, Oil & Gas industries etc.
According to NHSRCL, it is estimated that around 70,000 MT of steel will be utilised for the fabrication of the steel bridges, which will provide a boost to the country's steel industries and their allied supply chains. The steel manufacturers in the country will provide steel for the fabrication of structures for these steel bridges.