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L&T to build high-speed electrification system for Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project

The company added that it is a first-of-its-kind railway electrification project for India involving the implementation of Japanese Shinkansen High Speed Electrification Technology with sophisticated equipment, including heavy compound catenary system and change over switches

Our Special Correspondent Mumbai Published 17.01.24, 11:25 AM
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Larsen & Toubro (L&T) on Tuesday said its construction arm has bagged a ‘mega order’ to build a high-speed electrification system for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project.

L&T said the railways strategic business group of L&T Construction has secured a mega contract from a Japanese firm to construct 508 Route Km of High-Speed Electrification System Works for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail project.

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“The scope of this package includes design, manufacture, supply, construction, installation, testing & commissioning of 2 x 25 kV power supply electrification system, including traction substations, high speed overhead equipment and MV/LV power distribution equipment work on Design-Build Lump Sum Price basis,” L&T said.

The company added that it is a first-of-its-kind railway electrification project for India involving the implementation of Japanese Shinkansen High Speed Electrification Technology with sophisticated equipment, including heavy compound catenary system and change over switches. The electrification system will enable trains to travel at speeds of up to 320 KMPH.

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