National High-Speed Rail (NHSRCL) has launched a tender process to build an undersea rail tunnel for the Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train project. The 21km-long undersea rail tunnel will stretch from Bandra Kurla Complex to Kalyan Shilphata in the state of Maharashtra.
It would include a 1.8km section on the sea bed and 7km under the Thane creek. The remaining section will be built under mangroves on the two sides of the creek.
In addition to building the tunnel, the scope of works includes testing and commissioning double line high-speed railway using a tunnel boring machine (TBM) and the Austrian tunnelling method for the project. Read More
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