New Delhi, India (Urban Transport News): Naional High Speed Rail Corporation Ltd (NHSRCL) has issued tender notice for constrution of Bullet Train Depot-cum-Workshop at Sabarmati for the Mumbai - Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor.
Package No. MAHSR– D-2: Design, Construction, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of Sabarmati Depot consisting of Workshop, Inspection Sheds, various buildings, Maintenance Facilities, and Associated works on Design Build Lump Sum Price Basis in the State of Gujarat for the Project for Construction of Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor.
Sabarmati Bullet Train maintenance depot will be the largest depot among three depots planned for MAHSR corridor. This depot will be spread over around 84 ha and utilised for inspection, maintenance, cleaning and parking of MAHSR trainsets. The Sabarmati depot will also have bullet trains washing facilities.
Other depots will be constructed at Surat (Gujarat) and Thane (Maharashtra).
In October 2020, NHSRCL has floated tender notice to undertake preparatory works for the Sabarmati Maintenance Depot of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail Corridor Project under Package C-8. Technical bids were opened in February 2021. A total of nine firms have viz. Dineshchandra R Agrawal (DRA) Infracon Pvt. Ltd., ISGEC Heavy Engineering Ltd., KEC International Ltd., Montecarlo Ltd., M.S. Khurana Engineering Ltd., Patel Infrastructure Ltd., Ranjit Buildcon Ltd., SCC Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd. and URC Construction Pvt. Ltd. have submitted their bids. However, financial bids not yet opened.
The 508.17 km Mumbai – Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor will connect Ahmedabad to Mumbai with 12 stations at an estimated cost of Rs. 1.1 lakh crore (US$15 billion).
For more details about the project, please explore the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail page of Urban Transort News.