High Speed Corridor: 300 km/hr
Semi-High Speed Corridor: 160 km/hr
Udaipur has been identified by the Indian Railways to be a part of the six sections selected for high speed and semi high speed railway corridor. This was announded by Railway Board Chairman VK Yadav on Wednesday.
He further said that a detailed project report on the said section, viz Delhi, Jaipur, Udaipur and Ahmedabad will be made available by the end of 2020. The new sections will join the Mumbai - Ahmedabad High Speed Corridor.
Trains on the high speed corridor will run at speeds of over 300 km/hr and 160km/hr on semi-high speed corridors.
Briefing media ahead of the Union Budget, the Chairman of the Railway Board said that the six corridors have been identified. The longest route along the corridor is Delhi-Jaipur-Udaipur- Ahmedabad which is 886km, followed by Delhi-Noida-Agra-Lucknow-Varanasi which is 865km. The other three corridors include Mumbai-Nashik-Nagpur (753km); Chennai-Bangalore-Mysore (435km) and Delhi-Chandigarh-Ludhina-Jalandhar-Amritsar (459km).
As per PTI reports, Chairman of Railway Board Yadav said the DPR on the feasibility of these routes will be prepared in a years time and will include land availability, alignment and traffic potential. This will form the basis of whether the route will be under High Speed or Semi-High Speed Corridor.