The construction of the Bullet Train Corridor in the country has gained momentum. According to the information received from the National High Speed Rail Corridor, the first trial of bullet train in the country will be held in 2026 between Bilimora and Surat in Gujarat. During this, the speed of the train will be 350 kilometers per hour.
The dream of bullet train is coming true in the country. Work is underway on the bullet train project between Ahmedabad in Gujarat and Mumbai, the capital of Maharashtra. Under which pillar work has started appearing in Bharuch (Gujarat)? The bullet train will be tested at a speed of 350 kmph. Aircraft fly at this speed. The first such test will take place between Bilimora and Surat in Gujarat in 2026, followed by trials in other departments.
The first trial of bullet train in the country will be between Bilimora and Surat in Gujarat in 2026. During this, the speed of the train will be 350 km per hour, which is equal to the take-off speed of an airplane. The operating speed of the trains will be 320 kmph. According to officials, the trains will run on a special track called ‘Slab Track System’.
Ahead of the upcoming assembly elections in Gujarat, the construction of the Bullet Train Corridor in the state has gained momentum. At present an average of 200-250 pillars are being constructed every month in the 352 km long Sabarmati-Vapi section of Gujarat. The work of proposed 20 bridges on various rivers is also in full swing.
Work is in full swing at the main station of Gujarat.
National High Speed Rail Corridor (NHSRL) Principal Executive Director Pramod Sharma said that out of eight Surat, Vadodara and Ahmedabad high speed stations in Gujarat, the target is to complete the construction by 2024. The official claimed that the remaining stations including Bilimora, Vapi, Anand would be ready by 2026.
1.26 km long bridge being built on river Narmada
A 1.26 km long bridge is being built on the Narmada River on the High Speed Corridor. This will be the longest bridge on this road. Its construction will also be completed in July 2024. A total of 20 bridges are being constructed on the Sabarmati, Dhadhar, Mahi, Damanganga and Tapti rivers of the state.
Sharma said that a 40-metre long guard is being used to lay the track between Surat-Blimora. Whose weight is one thousand metric tons. This technology has increased the track laying speed by 700 times. This technology is only available in select countries, including China and Japan.
Direct connectivity to Indian Railways at these stations
Bullet train stations are being built at Ahmedabad, Vadodara and Sabarmati railway stations. With this, passengers of trains running from UP, Uttarakhand, Bihar, Delhi will be able to reach these three stations and board the bullet train directly.
Multi-modal transport system for railway, metro and road transport
Ahmedabad, Vadodara and Sabarmati stations will be made hubs of commercial activities. A big passenger terminal will be built at Sabarmati station. Two metro stations are proposed here. There will be a multi-modal transport system for railway, metro and road transport. Platform 11-12 will be redeveloped at Ahmedabad (Saraspur). Here also an integrated transport system will be implemented for metro, rail and bullet train.