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High Speed Rail Corporation of India Limited
Company typePublic Sector Undertaking
SPV
IndustryPublic transport
Founded2012
HeadquartersNew Delhi, India
ServicesHigh Speed Rail
OwnerGovernment of India
ParentRail Vikas Nigam Limited
Websitehsrc.in

The High Speed Rail Corporation of India Limited (HSRCIL) is a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) which has been incorporated in 2012 as a subsidiary of Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL), a public sector enterprise of the Government of India. The HSRCIL has been formed under the Ministry of Railways, Government of India, for the development and implementation of the high speed rail projects in India.

Projects

Mumbai–Ahmedabad high-speed rail corridor

Main article: Mumbai–Ahmedabad high-speed rail corridor

The corridor is being implemented by the National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited and the construction is expected to begin by April 2020 and the project is expected to be completed by December 2023. The corridor will use Japan Railways Shinkansen E5 Series electric multiple unit for its rolling stock.

Diamond Quadrilateral

As of 2020, contracts have been awarded for the feasibility studies for the Diamond Quadrilateral network. There will be 3 phases:[1]

Delhi–Chandigarh–Amritsar high-speed rail corridor

The pre-feasibility study of this high speed rail corridor is in progress. The interim report was submitted by Systra in 2015.[2]

Delhi–Chennai

This route will have 2 phases. The first phase, Delhi-Nagpur section is under feasibility study.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Welcome to HSRC". hsrc.in. Retrieved 14 February 2020.
  2. ^ "Welcome to HSRC". hsrc.in. Retrieved 14 February 2020.
  3. ^ "Welcome to HSRC". hsrc.in. Retrieved 14 February 2020.