The Nationwide Excessive Velocity Rail Company Restricted (NHSRCL) is making ready a Detailed Challenge Report (DPR) for the proposed 766-km bullet practice hall between Mumbai and Nagpur. The DPR is predicted to be submitted to the federal government in early subsequent yr. Officers stated a collection of surveys, together with the lidar survey, aerial survey, social affect evaluation (SIA) and environmental affect evaluation (EIA), have been accomplished for the Mumbai-Nagpur bullet practice mission. “The information collected is being analysed for the DPR,” stated an official.
The bullet practice mission will move by way of 10 districts. Land can be wanted to be acquired in some districts, stated officers.
The mission is geared toward decreasing the journey time between the 2 cities by over 50 per cent. “At the moment, by highway, it takes round 12 hours to succeed in Nagpur from Mumbai, and the bullet practice is predicted to scale back the time to 4 hours,” stated an official. “As soon as the federal government sanctions the mission, the additional process will likely be determined,” the official added.
The potential of operating bullet trains parallel to Mumbai-Nag-pur Samruddhi Mahamarg are being additionally explored, stated officers. The Maharashtra State Highway Develop-ment Company is establishing a six-lane 700 km of expressway between Mumbai and Nagpur.