|Type||Subsidiary of Indian Railways|
|Founded||12 February 2016 |
|Founder||Ministry of Railways|
|Headquarters||Sector-9, Dwarka, Delhi|
|Vinod Kumar Yadav |
|Revenue||₹68.27 crore (US$8.5 million) (2019) |
|₹62.95 crore (US$7.9 million) (2019)|
|₹46.09 crore (US$5.8 million) (2019)|
|Total assets||₹3,260.01 crore (US$410 million) (2019)|
|Total equity||₹3,124.47 crore (US$390 million) (2019)|
|Owner||Indian Railways, Ministry of Railways, Government of India|
Number of employees
|212 (March 2019) |
The National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) has been incorporated since 2016 to manage the High Speed Rail Corridor in India. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Indian Railways, Ministry of Railways, Government of India.
NHSRCL was formed under the Companies Act, 2013. The objective of this body is the development and implementation of the high-speed rail projects in India. The corporation is a ‘Special Purpose Vehicle’ (SPV) in the joint sector with equity participation of the Ministry of Railways, Government of India and two State Governments - Gujarat and the Maharashtra.
The company with estimated employees of 4,500 people (approximately) , has its headquarters are situated on 2nd Floor, Asia Bhawan, Road no. 205, Sector 9, Dwarka, New Delhi – 110077.
Main article: List of high-speed railway lines in India
The NHSRCL is currently managing the planning and construction of twelve high-speed rail corridors. Out of which one is under construction and seven are approved. Once completion of these corridors, NHSRCL will further extend the lines to form a network of high-speed rail connectivity in India, which is also known as the Diamond Quadrilateral.
Main article: Mumbai–Ahmedabad high-speed rail corridor
It is the first High-speed rail corridor to be implemented in India, with technical and financial assistance of the Japan, with total twelve stations in the States of Maharashtra, Gujarat and Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli. The high speed rail corridor will have a length of 508.17 km with 155.76 km in the state of Maharashtra (7.04 km in Mumbai sub-urban, 39.66 km in Thane district & 109.06 km in Palghar district), 4.3 km in Union territory of Dadra & Nagar Haveli and 348.04 km in the state of Gujarat.
The High speed rail corridor will cover total 12 stations namely Mumbai, Thane, Virar and Boisar (in Maharashtra), Vapi, Bilimora, Surat, Bharuch, Vadodara, Anand, Ahmedabad and Sabarmati (in Gujarat). A limited stop (in Surat & Vadodara) service of the high speed rail corridor will cover the route in 1 hr. and 58 mins and all stops service will take 2 hr. 57 min to cover this route.
Main article: Delhi–Ahmedabad high-speed rail corridor
The Detailed Project Report (DPR) of Delhi–Ahmedabad high-speed rail corridor has been prepared and this corridor is waiting for approval and land acquisition to start.
Main article: Delhi–Varanasi high-speed rail corridor
Delhi-Varanasi high speed rail corridor is India's second bullet train project after the Mumbai Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor. The 865 km HSR corridor will connect Varanasi to NCR through 12 stations.
Main article: Varanasi–Howrah high-speed rail corridor
The Detailed Project Report (DPR) of Varanasi–Howrah high-speed rail corridor is being prepared.
Main article: Chennai-Mysuru high-speed rail corridor
It will be first high speed rail corridor in Southern part of India.
Main article: Mumbai–Nagpur high-speed rail corridor
The Detailed Project Report (DPR) of Mumbai–Nagpur high-speed rail corridor is being prepared.