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Railways to conduct studies on Diamond Quadrilateral Network

New Delhi: Indian Railways will soon conduct studies on Diamond Quadrilateral Network of High Speed Rail connecting four major metros i.e. New Delhi-Mumbai-Chennai-Kolkata.Mumbai-Ahmedabad sector, where a number of studies have been done, has been identified
India TV News Desk August 11, 2014 13:12 IST
India TV News Desk
New Delhi: Indian Railways will soon conduct studies on Diamond Quadrilateral Network of High Speed Rail connecting four major metros i.e. New Delhi-Mumbai-Chennai-Kolkata.

Mumbai-Ahmedabad sector, where a number of studies have been done, has been identified for further development for Introduction of high speed trains. Notably, Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda in his maiden Rail Budget made a provision of Rs 100 crore for high speed project to Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd (RVNL)/High Speed Rail Corporation of India Ltd. (HSRC) on this sector.

The present composition of Board of Directors of HSRC, which compromises chairman and three Directors, has started functioning.

The objectives of HSRC include conducting pre-feasibility studies, preparation of detailed project report (DPR) for corridor as decided by the government and preparation of technical parameters for High Speed Rail (HSR) system etc.