New Delhi: National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) on Saturday said that it has successfully cast 1st segment for Mumbai- Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail corridor on October 1. “The first segment for Mumbai- Ahmedabad HSR corridor was cast on October 1 at a casting yard near Navsari (chainage 245) in the state of Gujarat, under the supervision of NHSRCL engineers.
These segments will be stitched together to make spans, which will be used at locations where Full Span Launching is not possible because of site constraints.
These segments are 11.90 to 12.4m in length 2.1 to 2.5 m in width having a depth of 3.40 m & weighing approx. 60 MT, 19 such segments will make a span of 45m.
National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) was incorporated on February 12, 2016, under the Companies Act, 2013 with an object to finance, construct, maintain and manage the High Speed Rail Corridor in India. The company has been modelled as ‘Special Purpose Vehicle’ in the joint sector with equity participation by Central Government through Ministry of Railways and two State Governments viz. Government of Gujarat and Government of Maharashtra.
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