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Government of India
Ministry of Railways
11-May-2012 16:44 IST
Prefeasibility Studies of Bullet Train Corridors

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The present status of the prefeasibility studies for High Speed Rail projects in the country corridor-wise is as under:

1.      Pune-Mumbai-Ahmedabad – The prefeasibility study has been completed.

2.      Delhi-Chandigarh-Amritsar – The consultant is to be engaged.

3.      Delhi-Agra-Lucknow-Varanasi-Patna – The study is in progress.  The consultant has submitted Inception Report, Interim Report No. I & II and Draft Final Report to Ministry.

4.      Howrah-Haldia – The study is in progress.  The consultant has submitted Inception Report, Interim Report No. I & II and Draft Final Report to Ministry.

5.      Hyderabad-Dornakal-Vijaywada-Chennai – Consultant has been engaged and study is in progress.

6.      Chennai-Bangalore-Coimbatore-Ernakulam-Thiruvananthapuram – Technical Bids have been evaluated and financial bids are under evaluation.

7.      Delhi-Jaipur-Ajmer-Jodhpur – The consultant is to be engaged.

            Budget, technological option to be adopted and other details, pertaining to physical commencement of works, can be decided only after completion of prefeasibility studies acceptance/modifications, wherever, required, of the recommendation made during such studies, formulation of appropriate proposal and their final approval/sanction.

             This information was given by the Minister of State for Railways, Shri Bharatsinh Solanki in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.

 

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