NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): The National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) has invited bids for the construction of Sabarmati Rolling Stock Depot for Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor (MAHSR) on Thursday.
Name of Work – Design, Construction, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of Sabarmati Depot consisting of Workshop, Inspection Sheds, various buildings, Maintenance Facilities, and Associated works on Design Build Lump Sum Price Basis in the State of Gujarat for the Project for Construction of Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail.
Package No. – MAHSR– D-2
As per NHSRCL, the bidding documents will be available for sale at NHSRCL’s office from 10:00 hrs to 17:00 hrs on all the working days from 04.08.2021 to 01.12.2021 and the last date to Submit Bids is 02.12.2021.
Sabarmati maintenance depot will be the largest depot among three depots planned for MAHSR corridor. Other depots will be at Surat (Gujarat) and Thane (Maharashtra).
Sabarmati will be the location for the Operational Control Centre (OCC) for the MAHSR. High Speed Trains for the route will have 10 coaches with seating of 750 commuters which will be further increased to 16 coaches with seating capacity of 1250 commuters as the patronage increases.
High Speed Trains will operate on the Mumbai–Ahmedabad route of length 508 km at top speed of 320 km per hour and will cover the distance between the two cities in about two hours which at presently take about seven hours.