1st Pile Cap Erected for the Sabarmati Bridge on the Mumbai – Ahmedabad Bullet Train Project 

The bridge will be 315 meters long with 4 piers of 20 x 20 meters each to support the Shinkansen Trains.

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1st Pile Cap Erected for the Sabarmati Bridge on the Mumbai - Ahmedabad Bullet Train Project
1st Pier cap on Sabarmati River- MAHSR 01 P.C: Nutansh Mallan
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AHMEDABAD (Metro Rail News): Marking a positive development in the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train Project, NHSRCL erected the first pile cap on the Sabarmati River for the ambitious Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train project. 

1st Pile Cap 

NHSRCL erects 1st Pile Cap measuring 20 x 20 meters for the 315-meter-long Sabarmati Bridge. A total of 4 pier Caps will be erected to build the concerned bridge. 

Package C-7

It is the 18.337 km package of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train. It runs from chainage 489.467 to 507.600, the third longest package within Gujarat state, and lies entirely within the Ahmedabad metropolitan region with 2 elevated stations at Ahmedabad and Sabarmati.

1st Pier cap on Sabarmati River- MAHSR 01
P.C: Nutansh Mallan

Contract 

In November 2021, India’s National High-Speed Rail Corporation Ltd (NHSRCL) granted a construction contract worth Rs. 3,429 crore to the IRCON – DRA Infracon JV. The contract comes with a construction deadline of 4.5 years.

Total Bridges 

A total number of 28 such bridges will be constructed in the project, which would go to about 70,000 MT running from 60 meters ‘simply supported’ to 130 + 100 meters continuous span. Out of 28 bridges, 17 will be installed in Gujarat, while the remaining 11 will be in Maharastra. 

1st Pier cap on Sabarmati River- MAHSR 01
P.C: Nutansh Mallan

Longest River 

The Vaitarna River will host Maharashtra’s longest bridge, spanning 2.28 km, while Gujarat’s longest bridge, measuring 1.2 km, will be constructed south of Bharuch over the Narmada River.

MAHSR Corridor 

The Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Railway (MAHSR) is India’s initial high-speed train route connecting Mumbai and Ahmedabad. It is expected to cost around 1.08 lakh crore. The central government has agreed to contribute ₹10,000 crore, and Gujarat and Maharashtra will contribute ₹5,000 crore each. The remaining funds will be obtained through a loan from Japan at a meagre 0.1% interest rate.

1st Pier cap on Sabarmati River- MAHSR 01
P.C: Nutansh Mallan

Extra Snaps

1st Pier cap on Sabarmati River- MAHSR 01
P.C: Nutansh Mallan

Stay tuned for the updates! 


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