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Media Brief: Bullet Train project work commenced in Palghar & Thane district (Package C-3)

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•   Total length of Mainline : 135.45 Km (Between Shilphata & Zaroli village on Maharashtra -Gujarat Border)

•   Viaduct & Bridges: 124.027 km

•   Earth Structure: 5.361 km

•   Bridges & Crossings: 36 Nos. including 12 steel bridges

•   Stations: 3 nos. namely Thane, Virar & Boisar

•   Mountain tunnels: 6 nos. & 1 no. cut & cover tunnel

•   Main River Bridges: Ulhas River, Vaitarna & Jagani

Current status of work

•   Geotechnical investigation for the complete 135 km is nearing completion with major locations like Vaitarna River, Virar & Boisar bullet train station already completed

•   Work on two of the mountain tunnels has also commenced in this region

•   Pier foundation work has commenced at multiple locations

•   Casting yards are being developed for full span and segment casting of girders

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