MoUs signed for development of railway infrastructure in Gujarat

The MoR and the Gujarat government have signed an MoU for the development of railway infrastructure in the state. Key projects to be implemented include regional rail systems in the state, the Ahmedabad-Dholera metro, work on the Bhimanath-Dholera line, as well as a high speed rail corridor and a port connectivity project, among others. Meanwhile, an MoU was also signed between Konkan Railway Corporation Limited and Shapoorji Pallonji Corporation Private Limited to implement the Karad-Chiplun new line project on a PPP basis. The project involves the development of a 103 km broad gauge railway line between Chiplun on the Konkan Railway and Karad on the Pune-Kolhapur section of Central Railway at an investment of Rs 31.96 billion.