National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) has invited tender for the first dedicated preparatory survey work to prepare the Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the upcoming 450 km (Approximate Tentative Route Length) Chennai Bengaluru Mysuru High Speed Rail project. This HSR is expected to cut down the travel time between Chennai and Mysuru to less than 2hrs 30minutes.
The National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) (the “Employer”) was incorporated on 12th February 2016 under the Companies Act, 2013 with an object to finance, construct, maintain and manage the High Speed Rail Corridor in India. The Company has been modelled as ‘Special Purpose Vehicle’ in the joint sector with equity participation by Central Government through Ministry of Railways and two State Governments viz. Government of Gujarat and Government of Maharashtra.
The Company would be ushering India into the category of few countries of the world (about 15) using High Speed Railway System. The High-Speed Rail (HSR) project apart from being a technological marvel, would afford many quantifiable benefits like saving in travel time, vehicle operation cost, reduction in pollution, job creation, reduction in accidents/ enhanced safety, imported fuel substitution, and reduction in pollutants.
The project would also boost the infrastructure and add to the growth of economy. HSR would be an integrated system having overall optimization of various components, viz. Hardware, Software, Human-ware, and their interface, etc.
Scope of Work
Survey, Identification of Overhead, Over Ground, Underground Utilities and Identification of Power Sourcing Options for substations Along the Proposed CHENNAI–BENGALURU–MYSURU (CBM) High Speed Rail Corridor
The proposed Chennai–Bengaluru–Mysuru(CBM) High Speed Rail Corridor is planned along major expressways/ national highways, greenfield areas and may be passing through arterial roads of the intermediate city road network for High Speed Rail connectivity between different cities along the corridor.
Tentative Route details as per the tender document
The tentative location of stations on the proposed Chennai–Bengaluru–Mysuru(CBM) High Speed Rail are Chennai, Poonamallee, Arakkonam, Chittor, Bangarapet, Bengaluru, Chennapatna, Mandya and Mysuru.
Maintenance depot proposed at chainage 25.700 (Near Poonamalle, Tamilnadu)
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