HYDERABAD: The Hyderabad-Mumbai Excessive-Pace Rail (HM-HSR) hall challenge has received momentum with the newest social and setting affect surveys and public session conferences within the states involved for preparation of an in depth challenge report (DPR).
The 650-km hall passes by means of Vikarabad, Ranga Reddy and Sangareddy districts in Telangana state, Karnataka’s Kalburagi (Gulbarga) and Maharashtra’s Thane, Raigad, Pune and Solapur districts.
The railway ministry has chosen the Delhi-based Nationwide Excessive-Pace Rail Company Restricted (NHSRCL) to organize the DPR of seven HSR corridors together with the Hyderabad-Mumbai one.
The NHSRCL, which is executing the nation’s first HSR (bullet prepare) connecting Mumbai and Ahmedabad, on Monday held public session conferences with stakeholders at Thane in Maharashtra.
Vikarabad’s extra collector Motilal is alleged to have instructed income officers to assist the NHSRCL staff by offering requisite info like income maps, images, geographical areas element and inhabitants for the rail hall challenge for Social Influence Evaluation (SIA) and Setting Influence Evaluation (EIA) studies.
Drones will likely be used for the survey of the land required for the challenge, which prices roughly Rs 1.08 crore as per the sooner estimations.
Chatting with this newspaper, NHSRCL official spokesperson Sushma Gaur from Delhi stated, “Sure, we’re presently on the job of making ready the DPR for the Hyderabad-Mumbai HSR challenge. We held conferences with stakeholders over SIA and EIA on Monday in Thane. We are going to hopefully submit the DPR early subsequent yr to the federal government.”
In the meantime, sources stated if the challenge received operational, journey time of a passenger within the high-speed prepare on the hall can be diminished from the current 14-15 hours to 3-4 hours between Hyderabad and Mumbai.
“The truth is, we proposed the challenge in 2019 and needed to finish it by 2023. However the challenge was delayed because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Now, we have now resumed our work. We’ve set a 2024-25 goal to finish this challenge,” a dependable supply from the railway board advised this newspaper.