Mumbai-Hyderabad High Speed Rail: Project Information, Routes, Fares and other Details

Sangeeta Singh Posted on: 2022-01-31 12:29:00 Viewer: 5,343 Comments: 0 Country: India City: Mumbai

Mumbai-Hyderabad High Speed Rail: Project Information, Routes, Fares and other Details

General Information

Project Summary

  • Project Name: Mumbai-Hyderabad 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: 711 km
  • Train Speed: 320 kmph
  • Journey Fare: Rs 4.5 per km
  • Journey Hours: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Status: Approved and under DPR stage

Route Map


Project Information

  • Route Length: 711 km (At grade, elevated and underground)
  • Total Stations: 11 (Maharashtra - 8, Telangana - 3)
  • Station Names: Navi Mumbai, Lonawala, Pune, Baramati, Kurkumb (Daund), Akluj, Pandharpur, Sholapur, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga), Vikarabad and Hyderabad.

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 

  • Highway Engineering Magnitude Consortium (lowest bidder): Data collection and associated survey work for DPR
  • PK Engineers (lowest bidder): To carry out ridership/traffic study
  • Translink Consultants: Preparation of GADs (General Alignment Drawings)
  • Monarch Surveyors and Engineering Consultants Ltd: Final Alignment Design including Aerial LiDAR Survey
  • Chetak Engineers: Survey, Identification of Overhead, Over Ground, Underground Utilities And Identification Of Power Sourcing Options for substations
  • Egis India Consulting Engineers – JS Environics: Detailed Social Impact Assessment (SIA) and Resettlement Action Plan (RAP)
  • Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) Report (Technical Bid Evaluation Underway)

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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