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High speed railway

LASA has successfully provided consultancy services for Pre – Feasibility Study of High Speed Rail Corridor between Howrah- Haldia (135Km). The study involved review of high speed passenger railway cases internationally; traffic surveys; optimization of route alignment; concept designing for bridges and via ducts, tunnels, tracks, signalling and telecommunications, overhead electrification, rolling stock, operation centre; costing; project structuring and financing. Some of the study outcomes were finalization of the terminal at Kolkata, Exit route designing from Kolkata, Type of Track structure for Kolkata-it being a highly congested area, Type of structure in the difficult terrain (agricultural land, poor soil conditions, flood prone), Hooghly crossing -a navigable river( Out of the Bridge or Tunnel options, the tunnel option was selected).