Mumbai-Ahmedabad Elevated Project of Indian Railways
It was decided to construct Mumbai-Ahmedabad high speed rail project as a fully elevated corridor to enhance safety and reduce land requirement for the project.
According to preliminary assessment of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), fully elevated corridor entails an additional cost implication of approximately ₹ 10,000 crore.
General Consultant has been appointed by JICA in December 2016 to prepare Design documents, bidding documents and technical standards & specifications for the project considering the corridor as fully elevated.
This Press Release is based on the information given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Rajen Gohain in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha on 15.03.2017 (Wednesday).