Chennai-Mysuru High Speed Rail: Project Information, Routes, Fares and other Details

Sangeeta Singh Posted on: 2022-01-31 12:29:00 Viewer: 443 Comments: 0 Country: India City:

Chennai-Mysuru High Speed Rail: Project Information, Routes, Fares and other Details

General Information

Project Summary

  • Project Name: Chennai-Mysuru High Speed Rail (Bullet Train) Project
  • Owner: Indian Railways
  • Operator: National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited
  • Project Type: High Speed Rail
  • Project Cost: NA
  • Route Length: 435 km
  • Train Speed: 320 kmph
  • Journey Fare: Rs 4.5 per km
  • Journey Hours: 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Status: Approved and under DPR stage

Operational Routes



Not yet decided as project in now under construction.

Contact details

National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL)
SEC-09, DWARKA, New Delhi -110077  

Tel: 011-28070000/01/02/03/04

Email: NA


Route Map


Project Information

  • Route Length: 435 km (At grade, elevated and underground)
  • Total Stations: 9
  • Station Names: Chennai, Poonamallee, Arakkonam, Chittoor, Bangarapet, Bengaluru, Chennapatna, Mandya and Mysuru.

Project Cost & Funding:


 Deadline: 2028

Technical Information

  • Design Speed: 350 kmph
  • Average Speed: 250 kmph
  • Track Gauge: Standard Gauge – 1,435 mm
  • Electrification: 25 kv AC 50 Overhead catenary
  • Signalling System: ETCS Level-2 of ERTMS
  • Rolling stock: NA

Major Contractors

Contractors   Work Description
Highway Engineering Magnitude Consortium (lowest bidder)   Data Collection and Associated Survey Work for DPR
PK Engineers (lowest bidder)   Carrying Out Ridership Study 
Translink Consultants   Preparation of GADs
Aarvee Associates Architects Engineers Consultants Pvt. Ltd. – GSL Associates Pvt. Ltd.(lowest bidder)   Final Alignment Design including Aerial LiDAR Survey
Subudhi Technoengineers Pvt. Ltd.   Survey, Identification of Overhead, Over Ground, Underground Utilities And Identification Of Power Sourcing Options for Substations
Overseas Min-Tech Consultant (lowest bidder)   Detailed Social Impact Assessment (SIA) Report and Resettlement Action Plan (RAP)
Not yet finalize   Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) Report

Progress So Far

  • 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.

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