Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train project: Indian Railways is gearing up for the country’s first bullet train project! For the design and construction of 237 km length of mainline for the upcoming high speed rail corridor project, connecting Mumbai and Ahmedabad, technical bids (C4 package) were opened recently, on 23 September 2020 by NHSRCL.
This entire section of the bullet train corridor falls in the state of Gujarat. In the competitive bidding, a total of three bidders involving seven big firms participated- IRCON International Limited – Afcons Infrastructure Limited – JMC Projects India Limited Consortium; Larsen and Toubro Limited; Tata Project Limited – J. Kumar Infra Projects Limited – NCC Limited – HSR Consortium.
This tender covers nearly 47 per cent of total alignment of the 508 km long corridor, between Vapi and Vadodara in Gujarat, which includes four stations namely Surat, Vapi, Billimora and Bharuch, 24 river as well as 30 road crossings.