NHSRCL opens bids for construction of Mumbai Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail Corridor

With the opening of those bids, the technical bids covering 64 percent (325 km out of 508 km) of the entire MAHSR alignment including five HSR stations (Vapi, Billimora, Surat, Bharuch, and Anand/Nadiad) out of 12 stations and one railway station at Surat are taken into account.

NHSRCL opens bids for construction of Mumbai Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail Corridor
NHSRCL opens bids for construction of Mumbai Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail Corridor

NHSRCL opens bids for construction of Mumbai Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail Corridor

The National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) has opened technical bids for the planning and construction of Mumbai Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail Corridor. The NHSRCL opened technical bids for 2 packages for Mumbai Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail Corridor procurement and fabrication of 28 steel bridges for crossover railway lines, rivers, highways, road crossings, and other structures and style and construction of 88 km (approximately) of the viaduct between Vadodara and Ahmedabad in Gujarat including the development of elevated HSR station at Anand/Nadiad, 5 bridges and 25 crossings.

The bidders for the procurement and fabrication of 28 steel bridges were Tata Projects Ltd., Afcons Infrastructure Ltd., Larsen and Toubro – IHI Infrastructure Systems Consortium, among others. While, there have been three Indian bidders including NCC Limited – Tata Project Ltd.- J Kumar Infra Projects Ltd. – HSR Consortium. It’s estimated that about 70,000 MT of steel will be utilized for the fabrication of 28 steel bridges, said NHSRCL.

Metro Rail News quoted the NHSRCL statement which said that the NHSRCL has already sensitized the steel industries to cater to such an enormous demand for India’s first High-Speed Rail corridor. With the opening of those bids, the technical bids covering 64 percent (325 km out of 508 km) of the entire MAHSR alignment including five HSR stations (Vapi, Billimora, Surat, Bharuch, and Anand/Nadiad) out of 12 stations and one railway station at Surat are taken into account. Earlier in the week, NHSRCL had also opened the technical bids for 237 km of the viaduct between Vapi and Vadodara in Gujarat including 4 elevated HSR stations and one railway station at Surat where all the three bidders comprising seven leading Indian infrastructure companies had participated.