Category Articles: Railway

L&T awarded another mega contract to build bullet train project in Gujarat

November 19, 2020
L&T awarded another mega contract to build bullet train project in Gujarat

Mumbai: The Transportation Infrastructure business of L&T Construction, the construction arm of Larsen & Toubro, has secured another Mega contract from the National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) to construct 87.569 km of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail (MAHSR) project, popularly referred as the Bullet Train project. This order to construct the C6 Package of MAHSR comes on the heels of the earlier one for the C4 Package of the project, the biggest EPC contract award...Read More

Mumbai – Ahmedabad Tejas Express trains cancelled

November 17, 2020
Mumbai – Ahmedabad Tejas Express trains cancelled

Ahmedabad: The Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) has in a statement announced its decision to cancel the operations of Lucknow-Delhi and Mumbai-Ahmedabad Tejas Express trains due to low occupancy levels with effect from November 23 and 24 respectively. Booking for IRCTC Tejas Express (Train No.: 82901/82902) between Mumbai Central-Ahmedabad Jn-Mumbai Central was restarted from 08.10.2020 with introduction of new halt of Andheri Station (ADH). The statement further s...Read More

Rail connectivity to Statue of Unity fame Kevadiya in two months: Minister

November 03, 2020
Rail connectivity to Statue of Unity fame Kevadiya in two months: Minister

New Delhi: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday said, Indian Railways will commission the Dabhoi-Chandod-Kevadiya Railway Project in next two months. It's worth noting that the earlier target to complete the project was 31st of October this year. However, the project is running late. Once completed, Vadodara and Kevadiya Colony will be linked with railway. Initial speed of train to be introduced will be 110 km/hour but later it will be scaled up to 130 km/hour. Proposed railway station at Kev...Read More

L&T Construction Awarded Mega Contract to build India’s first High-Speed Rail Corridor

October 29, 2020
L&T Construction Awarded Mega Contract to build India’s first High-Speed Rail Corridor

Mumbai: The construction arm of L&T has secured a Mega order for its Heavy Civil Infrastructure business in India from the National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHRCL). This is the biggest EPC contract awarded in the country to date and is the first of its kind project with a mandate to construct the 237.1 km stretch MAHSR - C4 package which is part of the Mumbai Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail Project. The scope for the MAHSR - C4 package includes the construction of viaducts, stations...Read More

Bullet train project: NHSRCL invites bids for construction of Sabarmati Maintenance Depot

October 22, 2020
Bullet train project: NHSRCL invites bids for construction of Sabarmati Maintenance Depot

Sabarmati: National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited has invited bids for the preparatory works for the subsequent construction of the Sabarmati Maintenance Depot for Mumbai Ahmedabad High Speed Rail corridor. Sabarmati maintenance depot will be the largest depot among three depots planned for MAHSR (Mumbai Ahmedabad High Speed Railway) corridor. Other depots will be at Surat (Gujarat) and Thane (Maharashtra). This tender includes road works, Sewage and drainage works, Earth work, Const...Read More

Tejas Express to resume operations from October 17; WR announces 15 pairs of special trains

October 10, 2020
Tejas Express to resume operations from October 17; WR announces 15 pairs of special trains

Mumbai: Western Railway has decided to run 15 more pairs of special trains, including Mumbai – Ahmedabad Tejas Express. The Booking for Tejas Express is available only online at the IRCTC website and IRCTC current counters. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said Tejas Express will resume operations from 17th October. The high speed train plies between Lucknow-New Delhi & Ahmedabad-Mumbai. For enhancing passenger convenience it will have an additional halt at Andheri in Mumbai. Read More

Entire Rolling Stock of India’s first RRTS train to be manufactured at a Gujarat plant

September 25, 2020
Entire Rolling Stock of India’s first RRTS train to be manufactured at a Gujarat plant

New Delhi: The entire rolling stock for Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS corridor will be manufactured at Bombardier’s Savli plant near Vadodara in Gujarat. High-speed, high-frequency commuter trains for RRTS are entirely being manufactured under the government’s ‘Make in India’ policy, said Shri DurgaShanker Mishra, Secretary, MoHUA and Chairman, National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC). Unveiling the first look of India’s first RRTS train today, MoHUA Secretary said that t...Read More

Bullet train project: NHSRCL opens Technical bids for 28 Steel bridges and 88 km of viaduct between Vadodara and Ahmedabad

September 25, 2020
Bullet train project: NHSRCL opens Technical bids for 28 Steel bridges and 88 km of viaduct between Vadodara and Ahmedabad

New Delhi: National High Speed Rail Corporation has opened technical bids for two packages today for Mumbai Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor (1) Procurement and Fabrication of 28 steel bridges for crossing over railway lines, rivers, highways, road crossings and other structures (P-4) (2) Design and Construction of 88 km (Approx) of viaduct between Vadodara and Ahmedabad in Gujarat including construction of elevated HSR station at Anand/Nadiad.(C-6), 5 Bridges and 25 crossings. Follow...Read More

NHSRCL opens technical bids for one of biggest tenders covering 47% of MAHSR alignment and 4 stations

September 23, 2020
NHSRCL opens technical bids for one of biggest tenders covering 47% of MAHSR alignment and 4 stations

New Delhi: Central government arm National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) has opened technical bids for one of the biggest tenders, covering 47 per cent Mumbai Ahmedabad High Speed Rail alignment and construction of four stations in Gujarat where over 83 per cent of the land has been acquired for the project. Afcons-IRCON consortium, L&T, NCC-Tata Project Consortium are among bidders. NHSRCL in a note stated: Technical bids for the design and construction of 237 km length o...Read More

Bullet Train project to create over 90000 jobs during construction phase: NHSRCL

September 17, 2020
Bullet Train project to create over 90000 jobs during construction phase: NHSRCL

Ahmedabad: The Mumbai Ahmedabad High Speed Rail project popularly known as Bullet Train project will create more than 90,000 direct and indirect jobs in various categories during the construction phase of the project, spokesperson of the National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL), which has been incorporated to finance, construct, maintain and manage the High Speed Rail Corridor, Sushma Gaur today said. 'This would lead to growth and prosperity of the country. More than ...Read More