New Delhi: Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has won another contract from National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) for the development of the Mumbai Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail corridor, commonly known as the bullet train project. It has emerged as the lowest bidder for the design and construction of about 8 km length of the viaduct in the state of Gujarat including one HSR station at Vadodara for the Bullet Train corridor.
NHSRCL, which is responsible for bullet train projects in India, has opened financial bids for the design and construction of about 8 km length of the viaduct in the state of Gujarat including one HSR station at Vadodara for Mumbai Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail corridor (under C5 package). L&T has emerged as the lowest bidder for the project.
"The financial bids of 2 technically qualified bidders were opened and Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T) is the lowest bidder. The technical bids of this tender were opened on 5th Oct 2021," the company said in an official statement.
The approximately 508-km Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail project or Bullet Train project will cover 155.76 Kms in the state of Maharashtra, 4.3 Kms in the Union Territory of Dadra & Nagar Haveli and 348.04 Kms in the state of Gujarat with 12 stations along the route. Upon completion, the High-Speed Rail will operate at a speed of 320 Kmph, covering the entire distance in approximately 2 hours with limited stops and in 3 hours with all stops.
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