The move is going to bring a big revolution in the way of public transit system in India.
NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) has recently invited bids for conducting a ridership study and carrying out survey work to develop Detailed Project Reports for 2365 km of new High-Speed Rail lines. The tender documents for both are now available for downloads.
This move is being seen as a very revolutionary step towards the future of High-Speed rails in India. This will also revolutionize the way and design of the entire public transit system of the country. As per the tender document, a study for building 2365 Km of High-Speed Rail tracks are there in the plan.
The scope of the work includes Carrying out Ridership Study (Traffic Study) for DPR of Various HSR Corridors with a deadline of 180 days under the first bid.
Under the second bid, the Scope of the work includes Data Collection and Associated Survey Works for DPR of Various HSR Corridors which are approximately 2365 km long with a deadline of 180 days.
Currently, Mumbai–Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail Corridor is under-construction high-speed rail line connecting the cities of Ahmedabad and India’s economic hub Mumbai. A major development in the matter is that the Indian Railways has got all the requisite wildlife, forestry and coastal regulation zone clearances in Gujarat and Maharashtra for the 508-km Ahmedabad-Mumbai High-Speed Rail Corridor, officials said on Tuesday. Addressing a virtual press conference, Railway Board Chairman and CEO, VK Yadav said, “Requisite Wildlife, Forestry and Coastal Regulation Zone clearances in the state of Gujarat and Maharashtra have been obtained.” This will further help in speedy construction of the first-ever bullet train project of the country.