Latest Update On Mumbai-Pune-Hyderabad Bullet Train: How Much Work Is Completed?
The survey work for the Mumbai-Pune-Hyderabad Bullet Train (High-Speed Rail Corridor) has been halted due to rain.
The LIDAR Survey (Light Detection and Raising Survey) undertaken by the aircraft is being hampered by the cloudy weather.
Meanwhile, the 250-kilometre LIDAR survey took only three days to complete.
Terminal For The Mumbai-Hyderabad Bullet Train
The terminal for the Mumbai-Hyderabad bullet train which will be connected with the under-construction international airport, besides connectivity to the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link, work on which is going on.
Integration is also planned with the Navi Mumbai Metro,” a senior railway official said.
A senior railway official said, “Space is a problem in Mumbai and hence we are looking at Navi Mumbai for the terminal station for the Mumbai-Hyderabad corridor. Even there land may not be a problem as we can plan an underground station on airport land. A final decision is yet to be taken.”
The Project Has Been Stalled Due To Rain
Rain has caused the survey work on the High-Speed Rail Corridor to be halted. So far, the 250 km survey work in Solapur and beyond has been accomplished.
IIC Technology Aircraft Company has arranged for a separate aircraft for this purpose. The survey process is currently in progress with their flight from Baramati.
The remaining work is expected to be done in a week, according to railway officials.
The bullet train is expected to travel at a speed of 250 to 320 kilometres per hour along this route. The distance between Mumbai and Hyderabad (711 km) will take roughly three and a half hours to travel.
As of now, it takes two to two and a half hours to reach Pune by train from Mumbai.
The trip time from Pune to Hyderabad would be reduced to 45 minutes; currently, it takes between eight and twelve hours to get from Pune to Hyderabad.
The train will arrive in three and a half hours. Separate tracks will be laid for the trains at Pune, Solapur, Pandharpur.