Mumbai – Hyderabad High Speed Rail – Information, Route Map, Fares, Tenders & Updates

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Information

Mumbai – Hyderabad High-Speed Rail (MHHSR Bullet Train) project is a 767 km proposed High Speed Rail line that will connect Mumbai, Pune and Hyderabad through 11 stations in Maharashtra and Telangana at a project cost that is yet to be finalized.

This is the fifth of six new high speed rail corridors, planned by the Government of India in 2019, for which basic tendering activity commenced in October 2020 to start construction on the project.

Key Figures

Operational: 0 km | Under Construction: 0 km | Proposed: 767 km

System Specifications

  • Maximum Speed: 350 kmph
  • Operational Speed: 320 kmph
  • Average Speed: 250 kmph
  • Track Gauge: Standard Gauge – 1435mm
  • Signalling: ETCS Level-2 of ERTMS
  • Train Capacity: 750 passengers
  • Traction: 25 KV AC overhead catenary (OHE)
  • Safety: Urgent Earthquake Detection and Alarm System (UrEDAS) for automatic breaking in case of an earthquake

Mumbai – Hyderabad HSR Route Information

  • Length: 767 km
  • Type: Elevated, Underground & At-Grade
  • Number of Stations: 11 (10 new)
  • Station Names: Bandra Kurla Complex in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai (possibly at Navi Mumbai International Airport), Lonawala, Pune, Kurkumb/Daund, Akluj, Pandharpur, Solapur, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga), Zaheerabad and Hyderabad

Mumbai – Hyderabad HSR Route Map

Route Description: The proposed Mumbai – Hyderabad High Speed Rail Corridor is planned to run along major expressways, national highways, greenfield areas, and may pass through arterial roads of the intermediate city road network for high speed rail connectivity between different cities along the corridor.

On the Mumbai end of the line, the line’s new civil infrastructure is expected to start from Thane, or thereabouts, and branch off from the 508.17 km Mumbai Ahmedabad High Speed Rail corridor’s Package C3.

Alignment and location of stations displayed below are purely indicative just to give an idea of how the line might look like.

An official PDF route map of the Mumbai – Hyderabad HSR line will be added here when available.

Mumbai – Hyderabad HSR Fares (Prices)

The fare structure is yet to be finalized but is expected to be 1.5 times the existing first class AC fare on the Indian Railways’ current service. The line’s official fare structure, prices and rules are expected to be finalized closer to the start of commercial operations.

Mumbai – Hyderabad Tenders

Latest NHSRCL Mumbai – Hyderabad High Speed Rail tender notices can be viewed on NHSRCL’s website. News on these notices, their bidders, awarded tenders and contracts are covered in further detail on the news & construction page.

Major Contractors

Contract Contractor
Data Collection and Associated Survey Work for DPR Highway Engineering Magnitude Consortium is lowest bidder among 4
Carrying Out Ridership Study (Traffic Study) PK Engineers is lowest bidder among 4
Preparation of GADs (General Alignment Drawings) Bids Invited March 22, 2021
Final Alignment Design including Aerial LiDAR Survey Monarch Surveyors and Engineering Consultants. Ltd
Survey, Identification of Overhead, Over Ground, Underground Utilities And Identification Of Power Sourcing Options for substations Chetak Engineers
Detailed Social Impact Assessment (SIA) and Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) Egis India Consulting Engineers – JS Environics
Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) Report Technical Bid Evaluation Underway (7 bids received)

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Page last updated: April 12, 2021. Have a question or spot an error? Let me know here.