NHSRCL signs MoU with JRTC for designs of high speed rail track works

New Delhi: National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) has signed an MoU with Japan Railway Track Consultant Co. Limited (JRTC) on Thursday for the designs of high-speed rail (HSR) track works for the T-3 package (116 km between Vadodara and Sabarmati Depot and Workshop in Gujarat state) for Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail Corridor Project (commonly known as bullet train project).

As per the MoU, JRTC will provide the detailed design and drawings of HSR track components like RC track bed, track slab arrangement and continuous welded rail (CWR) etc.

Speaking on the occasion, NHSRCL’s Director Project Rajendra Prasad said, “This MoU signing today is the culmination of hard work put in by JICC, JRTC and NHSRCL teams. JRTC is the only specialized agency for this kind of highly technical work and with their cooperation, we are hopeful to finalize track designs quickly.”

The ceremony was also attended by ISAO Horiyama, President JRTC, HL Suthar, Principal Executive Director (Design) of NHSRCL and other senior officers from NHSRCL, JICC, and JRTC.

NHSRCL had earlier signed MoU for the designs of HSR track and track works for the T-2 package (237 km long section) between Vadodara and Vapi in the Gujarat state.

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