India's first bullet train will pass under the sea, Railways has issued tender

Railways have taken tender for the bullet train running between Mumbai and Ahmedabad. This tender is of a tunnel which will be made in the sea under water.

Work on the project of India's first bullet train is running with full noise. National High Speed ​​Rail Corporation (NHSRCL) recently launched tender for an underwater tunnel for the first time. This tunnel will be part of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train corridor. The bullet train going on between Mumbai and Ahmedabad is the country's first bullet train project on which India is working with the help of Japan.

NHSRCL has got the responsibility of work of high-speed train corridor between Ahmedabad and Mumbai and corporation has invited companies to bid for 237-kilometer construction of 508 km long corridor. The corridor has been targeted to be completed by the year 2022 August.

21 km of 508 km bullet train track will pass through the tunnel. This part will be in Maharashtra between BKC and Kalyan Shilphata.

Interested companies have been invited to bid for the construction of this tunnel. Of the 21-kilometer long tunnel, 7 km is under water. According to the tender, this construction work should be completed in the next three years. Engineer of Kawasaki Geological Engineering of Japan, NHSRCL and RITES Limited are working together for Bullet Train Project.

Apart from the construction of the tunnel, Railways has also taken tender for testing. This includes double high-speed train double line, a test of tunnel boring machine and testing of Australian tunneling system at the underground station of Mumbai Bandra Kurla Complex. Japan's International Corporation Agency has given loans to India at a very low interest rate for the bullet train project.

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