Delhi-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail: Project Information, Routes, Fares and other Details

Sangeeta Singh Posted on: 2022-01-31 12:29:00 Viewer: 256 Comments: 0 Country: India City:

Delhi-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail: Project Information, Routes, Fares and other Details

General Information

Project Summary

  • 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

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: 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).

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
Ceinsys Tech Ltd.   Data Collection and Associated Survey Work for DPR
T&T Consultants Private Ltd.   Carrying Out Ridership Study (Traffic Study)
Aakar Abhinav Consultants Pvt. Ltd.   Preparation of GADs (General Alignment Drawings)
RITES – Geokno JV   Final Alignment Design including Aerial LiDAR Survey
Egis India Consulting Engineers   Detailed Social Impact Assessment (SIA) Report and Resettlement Action Plan (RAP)
Enviro Infra Solutions Pvt. Ltd.   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.
  • September 2020: Tender notices for carrying out of Traffic Study, Data Collection and General Alignment Drawings have been issued.

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