- Type of Project : New Line – Broad Gauge
- District : Valsad (Pop : 17.06 Lakh)
- Project Background:
- Nargol Port is being developed as a multi-purpose port that can handle solid, liquid and container cargo; which is being developed by the joint venture partnership between India’s transport logistics company, Cargo Motors, and Amarillis, the international arm of Israel Ports Company (IPC).
- The consortium plans to invest Rs 4,000 crore in developing a container terminal port at Nargol
- Nargol Port is located at about 120 km south of Surat and 140 km north of Mumbai. It is 10 km from the upcoming Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC).
- The proposed port is estimated to have an initial cargo handling capacity of 1.2 million Twenty-foot equivalent of container cargo (TEU).
- To provide last mile connectivity with the port, a rail line is proposed from a mid-section cabin between Sanjan and Bhilad Station (Phase 1) and further connectivity
- Project Length: The dedicated railway connectivity will be developed under Non-Government Railway (NGR) model. The broad gauge line is divided into 2 phases, of which the initial phase is approx. 14 Kms in length connecting between Sanjan and Bhilad Station on Western Railway (WR), and will be implemented by M/s. Nargol Rail Links Private Limited (NRLPL). Phase 2 is the connectivity to DFC, linking to a New Crossing station proposed to be located on the Western Corridor of DFC between New Gholvad & Pardi stations.
o Phase 1 – 13.56 Kms (connectivity to WR)
o Phase 2 – 6.23 Kms (Connectivity to DFC)
- Total Broad Gauge line – 19.79 km
- Estimated Project Construction Period*: 30 Months
- Mode of Award of Project*: Non-Government Railway Model
- Estimated cost of construction: Rs. 182 Crores for Phase 1 and further Rs. 76 Crores for Phase 2
- A provision of approx. Rs. 50 crores is made jointly for Nargol & Chhara Port Connectivity in Railway Budget for FY 2015-16.
- The Project Cost excludes Land Cost. Approx. Land Cost Is: Phase 1-280Cr & Phase 2`-65Cr
- GMB appointed M.R. Techno fin Consultants Pvt. Ltd. who have submitted a DPR in Feb 2015 (Phase 1) and
Oct 2016 (Phase 2) as also submitted an Engineering Scale Plan (ESP)
*Acquisition of land will be done once Environmental Clearance is obtained.*Source : GIDB; Stakeholder Consultation