India opens tenders for bullet train station

25 July 2022

India’s National High Speed Rail Corporation (NHSRCL) has issued an invitation for tender for the design and construction of Bandra Kurla Complex high-speed rail station in Mumbai.

Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) is the only underground station on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor, which will connect Mumbai with India’s seventh largest city to the north in Gujarat.

In addition to BKC Station, C1 Package tender includes a 467m cut and cover tunnel and a 66m ventilation shaft. The shaft will also be used for the TBM retrieval.

The station will have six platforms, each around 415m long and 24m below ground level. The station will have three floors – platform, concourse and service floor – and connections to the metro.

The 508km Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor will accommodate India’s first bullet trains. The line will feature 12 stations and trains will travel at speeds up to 320km.

To view the tender notice, please click here