National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) today signed a MoU with Japan Railway Track Consultant Co. Limited (JRTC) for the Designs of High Speed Rail (HSR) Track works for T2 package (237 km between Vadodara to Vapi in Gujarat state) for Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor Project.
JRTC will provide the detailed design and drawing of major HSR track components like RC Track bed, Track slab arrangement and continuous welded rail (CWR) forces etc.
The virtual event was attended by Shri Achal Khare, Managing Director, Shri Rajendra Prasad, Director Project, Shri Vijay Kumar, Director Rolling Stock and other senior officers from NHSRCL, Shri Miyamoto Minister from Embassy of Japan to India, Shri Katsuo Matsumoto, Chief Representative, JICA and Shri Horiyama, President, JRTC.
Shri Achal Khare, Managing Director, NHSRCL said that “This signing of MoU marks a very important milestone for MAHSR project. This also symbolizes a strong team work and association which I am sure will not be limited to MAHSR project but may also continue for other future projects in other countries.” He further added that “NHSRCL will extend its full support to make this MoU a success”.
Speaking on the occasion Shri Shinzo Miyamoto, Minister, Embassy of Japan to India said that “This MoU will strengthen the ties between India and Japan partnership and will also give a boost to ‘Make in India’ initiative. This will also ensure the Transfer of Technology from Japanese High-speed rail system to India.