Indian Railways expedites viaduct construction for MAHSR
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Indian Railways expedites viaduct construction for MAHSR

Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw flagged off indigenously designed and manufactured equipment recently to speed up the construction of a viaduct for the Mumbai Ahmedabad High Speed Rail (MAHSR) corridor, which has been hampered by the coronavirus pandemic and land acquisition issues. 

Larsen & Toubro (L&T) in Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, has designed and manufactured the full span launching equipment, which includes a straddle carrier and girder transporter with a capacity of 1,100 mt. India, has now joined a select group of countries that have been designing and manufacturing such equipment, including Italy, Norway, Korea, and China.

Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw flagged off indigenously designed and manufactured equipment recently to speed up the construction of a viaduct for the Mumbai Ahmedabad High Speed Rail (MAHSR) corridor, which has been hampered by the coronavirus pandemic and land acquisition issues. Larsen & Toubro (L&T) in Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, has designed and manufactured the full span launching equipment, which includes a straddle carrier and girder transporter with a capacity of 1,100 mt. India, has now joined a select group of countries that have been designing and manufacturing such equipment, including Italy, Norway, Korea, and China.

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