Business Standard reported that Steel Authority of India Limited’s Bhilai Steel Plant has supplied more than 80,000 tonnes of steel for the Mumbai–Ahmedabad high-speed rail corridor project. In the first quarter of this fiscal year, SAIL-Bhilai’s Merchant Mill and the modern bar and Rod Mill together supplied more than 15,000 tonnes of rebars in 500 D grade of different dimensions. Earlier, SAIL-BSP supplied over 65,000 tonnes of rebars in 500 D grade for the same project.The 508 km project, scheduled for completion in October 2028, will connect Mumbai and Ahmedabad with a high-speed rail track where trains will travel at a speed of 320 kms per hour. The bullet train will take just 2 hours and 7 minutes to travel the distance. The rail network will pass through Mumbai, Thane, and Palghar in Maharashtra; and Valsad, Navsari, Surat, Bharuch, Vadodara, Anand, Kheda, and Ahmedabad in Gujarat. The National High Speed Rail Corporation is executing the project.