Date of Post: 01 Sep, 2018
Vadodara: The training institute, being made in Vadodara as part of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet train project, has completed 15-20% and is ensuring that India doesn’t have to compromise on “quality and parameters” in the project.
- “The Japanese government is funding us and will give their technology to us. Later, the Japanese trainers will come here and will train us how to run the bullet trains besides highlighting other technical aspects,” during a visit to the location site of the training institute, Tarun Kathhpadia, Executive Team Leader, Japan International Consultants for Transportation Co. Ltd. (JIC) said.
- He said,”We have to ensure that in India also the bullet train runs with the same quality and parameters at which it runs in Japan.”
- “JIC is the supervising consultant. They are here to ensure that the work is done at the best quality, on time and under proper security measures. This institute project has been divided into three parts – TI 1, TI 2 and TI 3. We will give training to around 4,000 people here.” he added.
- On behalf of Japan, Kikuo Watanabe is looking after the training institute project.
- “We have faced a lot of problem due to the monsoon and other situation recently. But, thankfully now we have a good weather here and the progress is going on in full swing,” he said.
- Pradeep Ahirkar, Chief Project Manager, Vadodara said, meanwhile, the terminal hub for the project in Vadodara will be designed on the theme of ‘banyan tree’.
- Ahirkar said,”The bullet train’s track will be higher by 23 metre (70 feet) compared to the existing conventional railway tracks.”
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