Mumbai-Nagpur High Speed Rail: Project Information, Tenders, Stations, Routes and Updates

Anushka Khare Posted on: 2020-09-10 22:49:00 Viewer: 2,036 Comments: 0 Country: India City: Mumbai

Mumbai-Nagpur High Speed Rail: Project Information, Tenders, Stations, Routes and Updates

The Mumbai-Nashik-Nagpur High Speed Rail Corridor will be the fourth bullet train project and will cover a total of 741-km distance from Mumbai to Nagpur via Nashik through 12 stations.

  • Project Name: Mumbai-Nagpur High Speed Rail (Bullet Train) Project
  • Owner: Indian Railways
  • Operator: National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited
  • Project Type: High Speed Rail
  • Project Cost: Rs 1.18 Lakh Crore
  • Route Length: 741 km
  • Train Speed: 300 kmph
  • Journey Fare: TBD
  • Journey Hours: 3.5 hours
  • Status: Approved and under DPR stage

Mumbai-Nagpur High-Speed Rail Route

  • Route Length: 741 km [At grade (596 km), elevated (110 km) and underground(35 km)]
  • Total Stations: 12
  • Station Names: Shahpur, Igatpuri, Nashik, Shirdi, Aurangabad, Jalna, Mehkar, Malegaon, Karanja Lad, Pulgaon, Wardha and Nagpur.

System Information

  • Train Type: Bullet Train
  • Operational Speed: 300 kmph
  • Design Speed: 350 kmph
  • Average Speed: 250 kmph
  • Track Gauge: Standard Gauge – 1435 mm
  • No. of Cars: 10
  • Train Capacity: 750 person
  • Signalling: ETCS Level-2 of ERTMS
  • Traction: 25 KV AC through overhead catenary (OHE)
  • Train Safety: Urgent Earthquake Detection and Alarm System (UrEDAS)

Progress so far...

  • 2017: A consortium of ADIF (Spain) and INECO (Spain) under Government to Government cooperation had submitted the project feasibility study report.
  • December 2019: Ministry of Railways had given the task to National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) for preparing the detailed project report (DPR).
  • September 2020: NHSRCL has issued the first tender notice for preliminary activities including design and survey of the project.

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