MUMBAI (Metro Rail News): The railway construction arm of L&T has won a contract from the National High-Speed Rail Corporation (NHSRCL). The contract is to construct 116 Route Km of High-Speed Ballastless Trackworks (Package No- T3) for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail (MAHSR) Project. After the completion, this slab track system will allow trains to travel at speeds of up to 320 KMPH.
The scope of the MAHSR T3 Package includes Design, Supply, Construction and Testing & Commissioning track works on a Design-Build lump sum price basis for the double line high speed railway between Vadodara and Sabarmati in Gujarat. Japanese Shinkansen track technology will be adopted in this project.
L&T is presently executing many Ballastless track projects for metros in India and abroad including Mauritius, Dhaka, Mumbai, Kanpur, Agra, Ahmedabad and in Delhi-Meerut Semi High-speed (180 KMPH) Rapid Rail Transit System Project. L&T is already executing civil viaduct and station packages C4, C5 & C6 and special steel bridges packages P4(X) & P4(Y) for the MAHSR project.