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Bullet Train: Bids Open For Redevelopment Of Ahmedabad, Sabarmati Stations

Bullet Train: Bids Open For Redevelopment Of Ahmedabad, Sabarmati Stations

Mumbai Ahmedabad Bullet Train Project: Six bidders participated in the process

After inviting bids for the same package last year, the National High-Speed Rail Corporation opened technical bids for the construction and design of the Ahmedabad and Sabarmati railway stations along with 18 km of viaduct between Anand-Sabarmati on March 23. This was with regards to the construction of the bullet train corridor and redevelopment of certain areas passing along the route. National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL), said in a statement on Tuesday that the technical bids were opened as part of the C7 package of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed rail corridor. (Also Read: Bullet Train Project: JV Of Tata Consulting Engineers Emerges Lowest Bidder For Contract )

The organisation is responsible for executing the country's first bullet train project between Mumbai and Ahmedabad. As part of the package, the alignment also comprises 31 crossing bridges including six steel truss bridges. Six bidders including industry leaders such as Afcons Infrastructure Limited, Larsen and Toubro Limited, as well as GR Infra - Sadbhav (JV) participated in the process.  A joint venture (JV) of Indian Railways Construction Limited (IRCON) also participated in the bidding stage, as per details shared by the organisation.

NHSRCL said that after the evaluation of the technical bids, the financial bids of the successful bidders will be opened. Once operational, the 508 km long Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed rail will traverse through the Ahmedabad and Sabarmati rail terminals.