L&T Construction Wins Contract for Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project
L&T Construction’s rail business has been awarded a contract by the National High-Speed Rail Corporation (NHSRCL) to construct 116 km of ballastless high-speed railway (Package No.: T3) for high-speed rail. Mumbai-Ahmedabad Speed (MAHSR) Project, commonly referred to as the High Speed Rail Project.
The scope of the MAHSR T3 package includes the design, supply, construction, testing and commissioning of track works on the basis of a design-build lump sum price for the double line high speed railway between Vadodara and Sabarmati in Gujarat. Japanese Shinkansen track technology will be adopted in this project.
When completed, this slab track system will allow trains to travel at speeds of up to 320 km/h.
L&T is India’s leading player in ballastless track, having expertise in various types of ballastless track shapes including toe track, slab track, low vibration track, floating slab track, the PORR type precast slab track and now the Shinkansen type precast slab track system. . L&T is currently executing various ballastless track projects in several metro projects in India and abroad including Mauritius, Dhaka, Mumbai, Kanpur, Agra, Ahmedabad and Delhi-Meerut Semi High-speed (180 KMPH) Rapid Rail Transit System Project. It has already successfully delivered ballastless track projects in Riyadh, Delhi, Hyderabad and Chennai.
L&T is already executing the C4, C5 and C6 civil viaduct and station sets and the P4(X) and P4(Y) special steel bridge sets for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail (MAHSR) project.
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