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

Sangeeta Singh Posted on: 2022-01-31 12:29:00 Viewer: 532 Comments: 0 Country: India City:

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

General Information

Project Summary

  • Project Name: Delhi-Chandigarh-Amritsar High Speed Rail (Bullet Train) Project
  • Owner: Indian Railways
  • Operator: National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited
  • Project Type: High Speed Rail
  • Project Cost: Rs 61,412 Crore
  • Route Length: 459 km
  • Train Speed: 300 kmph
  • Journey Fare: Rs 4.5 per km
  • Journey Hours: 1 hour 12 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: 459 km
  • Total Stations: 8 (Delhi - 1, Haryana - 2, Punjab - 5)
  • Station Names: Delhi, Sonipat, Panipat, Ambala, Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Amritsar.

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
APECO Infrastructure India Pvt. Ltd. (lowest bidder)   Survey, Identification of Overhead, Over Ground, Underground Utilities And Identification Of Power Sourcing Options for Substations
Translink Consultants   Preparation of GADs
Aarvee Associates – GSL (lowest bidder)   Final Alignment Design including Aerial LiDAR Survey
5 bids submitted by AFC India, EQMS India, Overseas Min-Tech Consultant, Sterling Indo Tech Consultants, TIla Consultants and Contractors   Survey & Field Work, Detailed Social Impact Assessment (SIA) Report and Resettlement Action Plan (RAP)
Enviro Infra Solutions Private Limited   Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) Report

Progress So Far

  • 2016: A consortium of RITES and SYSTRA had submitted the project feasibility study report of the proposed Delhi-Amritsar High Speed Rail corridor.
  • December 2019: Ministry of Railways had given the task to National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) for preparing the detailed project report (DPR).
  • October 2020: NHSRCL has started floating tenders for various activities including design and survey of the project.

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