The Light Detection and Ranging survey for the preparation of Detailed Project Report for the proposed Mumbai-Nagpur High Speed Rail Corridor started from Friday.
The proposed 736-kilometre bullet train project is likely to link Shahapur, Igatpuri, Nashik, Mehkar, Malegaon, Pulgaon, Wardha and Khapri, the National High-Speed Rail Corporation Ltd. said in a release.
It is using the Li-DAR technology which provides data in 3-4 months against the usual 10-12 months, it said.
In LiDAR survey, an aeroplane fitted with aerial LiDAR and imagery sensors captures the data related to ground survey.
LiDAR Survey for the Preparation of Detailed Project Report for Mumbai-Nagpur High Speed Rail Corridor has started today, where an aeroplane fitted with state of art Aerial LiDAR and Imagery sensors took the first flight and captured the data related to ground survey. #NHSRCL pic.twitter.com/wYOA58bHOq
— NHSRCL (@nhsrcl) March 12, 2021
To provide clear pictures of the structures, trees and other minute ground details, 100 megapixel cameras are being used for the LiDAR survey.
NHSRCL has been entrusted with preparation of DPR for seven High Speed Rail Corridors in the country.
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