New Delhi, India (Metro Rail Today): National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) has awarded the second contract for the Design, Supply and Construction of Track and Track related works for the 508-km Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail corridor
"National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited awards second contract (related to track works) for supply and construction of track and track related works for Double Line High Speed Railway between Vadodara and Sabarmati Depot and Workshop in the State of Gujarat (MAHSR T-3 Package) to M/S Larsen & Toubro Limited at a total approximate cost of Rs3,141 Cr.
The ballast-less slab Track system as used in Japanese HSR (Shinkansen) will be used on India’s first High-Speed Bullet Train project (Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail Corridor). Japan Railway Track Consultant Co. Limited (JRTC) has provided the detailed design and drawing of major HSR track components like RC Track bed, Track slab arrangement and continuous welded rail (CWR) forces etc. for the contract.
Earlier, the First contract for track works between Vapi and Vadodara was awarded to M/s IRCON International Limited on December 24, 2021. These contracts will boost the Make in India initiative as both contracts have been awarded to Indian companies.
With the award of this contract, NHSRCL has awarded 100% civil & track works for the complete Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail section in Gujarat i.e. 352 km out of 508 km.