In a plan to build a high speed 741 km railway corridor between Mumbai and Nagpur. India’s National High-Speed Rail Corporation Ltd (NHSRCL) has issued a tender to conduct survey works for the proposed high-speed rail corridor between Mumbai and Nagpur.
The aim is to cut the travel time between Mumbai and Nagpur by half than what is taken today
Indian Railways appointed NHSRCL to assess the financial viability of seven high-speed corridors in the country. According to initial plans, the Mumbai-Nagpur high-speed corridor will pass through Nasik.
The fastest Duronto Express which runs between the two cities departs from Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus at 8.15 pm and reaches Nagpur the next day at 7.30 am by this project the estimated travel time taken will be half.
NHSRCL on Tuesday floated a tender for a survey to identify overhead, overground and underground utilities that will be required for the proposed corridor.
The seven proposed high-speed corridors in the country are Delhi-Varanasi, Varanasi-Howrah, Delhi–Ahmedabad, Mumbai–Nagpur, Mumbai–Hyderabad, Chennai-Mysore, and Delhi–Amritsar.
NHSRCL recently issued tenders for data collection related to the Delhi-Ahmedabad and Delhi-Varanasi corridors.