Work on India’s first-ever bullet train is progressing quickly. The Ministry of Railways recently revealed some images of the fast-paced work on river bridges on the Mumbai – Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail corridor project, which will be India’s first bullet train.
According to the Railway Ministry, development work on the project’s foundation, piers, and other infrastructural components is now underway across Gujarat’s Sabarmati, Mahi, Narmada, Tapi, and other rivers.
According to the National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL), the firm that is executing the Mumbai – Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail Project, work is going over various rivers including Narmada, Sabarmati, Kaveri, Mahi, Purna Ambika, Darodha, Kolak, Meindola, Daman Ganga, Anuraga, Vishwamitri, Kharera, Kim, Dhadhar, Tapi, Vatrak, Mohar, and Meshwa.
The Railway Ministry announced a few days ago that the MAHSR project’s longest bridge is being built on the Narmada River in Bharuch, Gujarat.
According to the sources, the bridge would be 1.2 kilometers long and will be completed by June 2024. According to NHSRCL, all 20 bridges under construction on various rivers in Gujarat would be completed by June 2024.
Union Minister of State for Railways thanked for the upcoming First Bullet Train
Recently, Union Minister of State for Railways Darshana Jardosh held a high-level meeting in Gandhinagar under the chairmanship of Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel, where Jardosh thanked Patel for completing 98.7% of the land acquisition work for the upcoming first Bullet Train Project, MAHSR, with the active cooperation of the revenue department.
Moreover, Jardosh also stated during the conference that he expects critical Indian Railways network projects in the state to be completed on time.