Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project: L&T begins pier concreting work
Construction major Larsen and Toubro (L&T) has started pouring concrete for the first pier of the 508.17 km Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail (MAHSR) line, which will run through 12 stations connecting Maharashtra and Gujarat.
This milestone was reached three months after workers began pouring concrete for the first pier's open base in Gujarat's Valsad District. Shuttering panels arrived on-site last week to assist with casting jobs.
This pier (P-13), located at chainage KM 205+500 on the line's 237.1 km Package C4, is one of only two civil packages awarded so far for the main-construction line.
It runs elevated from Zaroli Village on the Maharashtra-Gujarat border to Vadodara via four stations at Vapi, Bilimora, Surat, and Bharuch, accounting for 46.66% of the main line and making it the longest.
As a reaffirmation, the majority of the line will be elevated, with contractors like L&T planning to use the full span launching system to build it.
Large stretches of land between Ahmedabad and Vadodara need to be cleared. In reality, three megaprojects are visible within 2 km of each other in Bodka village, south of Vadodara.
The Delhi-Mumbai Expressway (DME), the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train (MAHSR), and the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (WDFC) run from west to east.