New Delhi, India (Urban Transport News): The National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) this week opened technical bids for two civil contract packages of India's first bullet train project to reveal the name of bidders. As per information shared, the following bidders have submitted their bids for the construction of major bridges in the route of 508.17 km Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor.
Construction of Bridges for double line High Speed Railway for 04 No. PSC Bridges (GAD 9, 10, 11 & 1441) and 07 No. Steel Truss Bridges (GAD 68, 1134, 12, 61, 14, 15 & 62) excluding fabrication and transportation of steel truss girders between Zaroli Village at Maharashtra-Gujarat Border (MAHSR km. 156.600) and Vadodara (MAHSR km. 393.700), in the State of Gujarat and the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli for the Project for Construction of Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor.
Construction of Bridges for Double Line High Speed Railway for 01 No. PSC Bridge (GAD 33) and 04 No. Steel Truss Bridges (GAD 28, 1967, 31 and 32) [excluding fabrication and transportation of steel truss girders] between Vadodara (MAHSR Km. 401.898) and Ahmedabad (MAHSR Km. 489.467), in the State of Gujarat for the Project for Construction of Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor.
Tenders for both packages were called in November 2020. Now technical bids have been sent for evaluation by the tender committee.
The contract package P4 (X&Y) worth Rs 1389.70 crore has been awarded to Larsen & Toubro – IHI Infrastructure Systems Consortium in January this year. The consortium will fabricate and transport 28 steel truss bridges for the Mumbai – Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor which will connect Ahmedabad in Gujarat to Mumbai in Maharashtra.
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