NHSRCL is building a High-Speed Rail Training Institute (HSRTI) in Vadodara. This institute will be the training ground for all future high-speed rail workforce in India. The training institute will train approximately 3500 staff in various disciplines including Rolling Stock, Civil and track maintenance, Electrical, Signal & telecommunication station and train crew.
The state-of-the-art institute will be a most modern high-speed rail training institute equipped with twelve class rooms, three multipurpose rooms, six practice rooms, two large storage rooms, 250 seat auditorium and other most modern construction features. HSRTI will have lodging facility for all the trainees.
Training will be imparted through modern, smart, digital and virtual reality-based class rooms and labs. Simulator based training will be provided to the drivers, conductors and Operations Control Centre staff.
Special training modules are being prepared in various categories including follow up/brush up training, reshuffle/dual trade training, safety/emergency response training, customer care and soft skill training.
To facilitate training and works related to Operations & Maintenance, a team of 360 employees will be trained in Japan. Thereafter, 78 employees out of the 360 will undergo ‘On the Job’ training to develop and master core competencies in respective domains. Total training period for the employees will range from 3 to 12 months in various specialisations.
HSRTI work is divided into three contract packages namely TI-1, TI-2 and TI-3.