Bullet train on track! India set to float “highest valued tender” for first high-speed train project


Bullet train on track! India set to float “highest valued tender” for first high-speed train project

India’s ambitious bullet train project between Mumbai and Ahmadabad, is going to issue the first major tender related to the construction of the 508-kilometre corridor.

Achal Khare, Managing Director, NHSRCL was quoted in an HT report saying that the corporation is sealing the tender for the 237-km viaduct and four stations in Gujarat and will float it by the end of December. It is expected that this may be the highest valued tender in the country.

Khare explained that the pre-construction activities in the areas, which include identification of utilities and critical structure, joint measurement survey and geo technical investigation, have been completed and more work will begin soon. To complete the project, the corporation has divided the work in 26 packages.

The NHSRCL has targeted awarding the tenders of these packages by the end of 2019, including the procurement of bullet trains. Read More

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