Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project: L&T most minimal bidder for 28 steel bridges

Among the four bidders were Tata Projects Ltd, Afcons Infrastructure Ltd, NCC Ltd and L&T-IHI Infrastructure Systems Consortium.

Larsen and Toubro (L&T)- IHI Infrastructure Systems Consortium has arisen as the most minimal bidder for the obtainment and manufacture of 28 steel spans for getting over lines, streams, thruways and different structures for the 508 km Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail (MAHSR) venture, authorities said on Friday.

Public High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) representative Sushma Gaur in an explanation said that the monetary offers for acquirement and creation of 28 steel spans for getting over railroad lines, streams, parkways, street and different structures (P-4 Package) for the MAHSR Corridor were opened today.

“L&T-IHI Infrastructure Systems (Consortium) is the lowest bidder. This is a consortium of Indian and Japanese companies,” she said.

She educated that an absolute regarding eight bidders had taken an interest in the offer and just four qualified after specialized assessment.

Among the four bidders were Tata Projects Ltd, Afcons Infrastructure Ltd, NCC Ltd and L&T-IHI Infrastructure Systems Consortium.

She said that it is assessed that around 70,000 MT of steel will be utilized for the manufacture of these steel spans and the Indian steel industry and unified stockpile chains will get a major lift.

“NHSRCL has already sensitised the steel industries to cater to such a huge demand for India`s first High Speed Rail corridor,” she said.

The NHSRCL has just granted common agreements for the development of 64 percent of MAHSR arrangement which incorporates five HSR stations at Vapi, Billimora, Surat, Bharuch, Anand/Nadiad, train terminal at Surat and one mountain passage of 350 meters.

PM Narendra Modi and the then Japanese Premier Shinzo Abe had on September 14, 2017 established the framework stone for the aggressive Rs 1.08 lakh crore ($17 billion) venture.

The underlying cutoff time to finish the task is December 2023. The slug trains are relied upon to run at 350 km for each hour covering the 508 km stretch in around two hours. In examination, prepares presently utilizing on the course assume control more than seven hours to venture to every part of the distance, while flights take about 60 minutes.

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