MUMBAI (Metro Rail News): Ashwini Vaishnaw, the Union Minister for Railways, visited the locations of the High-Speed Rail (HSR) stations at Sabarmati and Ahmedabad on 13th September and reviewed the development of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail Project.
Vaishnaw also went to Gandhinagar and looked over the station’s amenities. He was accompanied by senior railroad officials from Western Railway and National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL), including General Manager (In-Charge) of Western Railway Prakash Butani and the Divisional Railway Manager of Ahmedabad Division Tarun Jain.
According to Chief Public Relations Officer of Western Railway Sumit Thakur, Vaishnaw arrived at the Gujarat capital in the morning and inspected the various aspects of passenger-related amenities at the station.
He then rode in the inspection car to conduct a track inspection from Gandhinagar station to Sabarmati station. Vaishnaw also visited the One Station One Product stand at the Sabarmati station. He then arrived at the Sabarmati High-Speed Rail station construction site and review the progress. The railway minister also viewed the miniature model of the upcoming future Sabarmati HSR station. Officials from NHSRCL informed him of the numerous advances and progress made on the project. He interacted with the workers and encouraged their spirits by appreciating their efforts in the nation-building.
Vaishnaw went to the top of the Jhulta Minar in Ahmedabad and conducted a detailed inspection by going to the top of the structure.
Vaishnaw spoke with media representatives and gave them updates on the Vande Bharat Express and Bullet Train trains, Thakur stated. The rail minister revealed details regarding the Bullet Train project, saying that more than 80 kilometres of piers have been constructed. The installation of decks, viaducts, tracks, and overhead equipment is progressing.