Contract manufacturing startup Zetwerk Manufacturing Businesses has placed an order worth Rs 126.55 crore of L&T for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail (MAHSR) project, the company announced on Thursday.
The startup will supply 10,000 metric ton (MT) fabricated beams to support the bearing capacity of the steel bridges that Larsen & Toubro is fabricating for the laying of the high-speed rail corridor. “Zetwerk Manufacturing Businesses has been awarded a Letter of Intent (LoI) for an order worth Rs 126.55 crore by L&T Ltd for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail (MAHSR) project,” the start said. -up in a statement.
In accordance with the Letter of Intent, the MAHSR high-speed rail project is executed by the National High-Speed Rail Corporation Ltd. “Zetwerk is proud to be associated with the high-speed train project and will strive to fully deliver on its commitment on schedule. India is on the cusp of a major manufacturing revolution and we are honored to be able to play an active role in building these capabilities and supporting the government’s development vision,’ said Zetwerk co-founder, Vishal Chaudhary, in the press release. Larsen & Toubro – IHI Infrastructure Systems Consortium will fabricate and transport 28 steel truss bridges (approximately 70,000 MT) on the 508 km long MAHSR high-speed rail project, which will connect Mumbai and Ahmedabad via 12 stations at a cost of Rs 1.1 lakh crore. The high-speed train will cover a distance of 508 km in 2 hours and 7 minutes with a maximum operational speed of 320 km per hour, according to the statement. The MAHSR Corridor is the first high-speed rail corridor being implemented among the 12 planned high-speed rail corridors in India. The execution period of the order foresees that the project will be completed by 2023.
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