New Delhi: National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) has selected IRCON-Dinesh Chandra JV as the lowest bidder for the design and construction of 18-km long viaduct between Anand and Sabarmati for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail Corridor project, said NHSRCL in an official statement on Monday. "NHSRCL has opened financial bids for the ‘Design and construction of about 18 km of viaduct between Anand and Sabarmati, including HSR stations at Ahmedabad and Sabarmati for Mumbai Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail corridor’ (under C7 package). The financial bids of four technically qualified bidders were opened and IRCON–DINESHCHANDRA JV was the lowest bidder," the statement said.
Total MAHSR alignment in Gujarat: 352 Km, 8 HSR stations
MAHSR Package C-4: 237 km viaduct, Surat Rolling Stock Depot & 4 HSR stations namely Surat, Bharuch, Bilimora & Vapi.
MAHSR Package C-6: 88 km viaduct & 1 HSR station namely Anand/Nadiad
MAHSR Package C-7: 18 km viaduct & 2 HSR stations namely Ahmedabad & Sabarmati
MAHSR Package C-4 & C-6: Construction work is under progress and for C-7 financial bids were opened today. These packages are for civil works only.
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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