MG Contractors Lowest Bidder for Bullet Train Bridge Contracts
National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited has opened financial bids for Construction of Bridges for 5 special bridges including one PSC Bridge and erection of four Steel Truss Bridges between Vadodara and Ahmedabad for the construction of Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail corridor under Package No MAHSR-P-1(C). The financial bids of three bidders were opened and MG Contractors Pvt Ltd is the lowest bidder
National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited also opened financial bids for the construction of special bridges for the upcoming high-speed railway line. On July 19, financial bids for the construction of 11 special bridges including four prestressed concrete or PSC bridges and seven steel truss bridges between the Zaroli Village at Maharashtra-Gujarat Border and Vadodara, in Gujarat and Dadra and Nagar Haveli. The financial bids of three technically qualified bidders were opened and MG Contractors Private Limited was declared the lowest bidder
The 508 km long high-speed rail corridor, India's first bullet train, will operate at a speed of 320 km per hour, once completely ready for passenger services. Along the route, the high-speed bullet train will pass through 12 stations, covering specific regions in Maharashtra, Gujarat as well as the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli. According to the organization, the entire distance will be covered in two-three hours with halts at all stations. The bullet train project which is executed along the railway network in the country is funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency.