In addition to Line-1’s first package (PC-04), the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) today also invited bids for the construction of the first underground package (PC-03) of Patna Metro’s 14.05 km Line-2 of the Phase 1 project which’ll connect Patna Junction Railway Station and New ISBT through 12 stations.
After Package PC-01, the roughly 8 km package PC-03 is the second (and final) package of Line-2, and will comprise of 6 underground stations. Package PC-01’s contract for the 6.107 km Malahi Pakri – New ISBT section’s construction was in fact awarded to NCC Ltd. today after they emerged as its lowest bidder in August.
A station planned at Prem Chand Rangashala between Moin Ul Haq Stadium and University stations has been dropped from the plans.
Package PC-03’s Scope: Design and Construction of Twin Tunnel by Shield TBM, Tunnel by Cut & Cover, Underground Ramp at Rajendra Nagar and Six Underground metro stations viz. Rajendra Nagar, Moin Ul Haq Stadium, University, PMCH, Gandhi Maidan & Akashvani with Entry/Exits & Connecting subway including Architectural Finishing, Water Supply, Sanitary Installation & Drainage works on New ISBT to Patna Station of corridor-2 of Phase-I of Patna MRTS
- Approximate Cost: Rs. 1958.81 Cr
- Completion Period: 42 months
- Pre-bid Meeting: 09.10.2020 at 1100 hrs
- Date & Time of Submission of Tenders: 05.11.2020 (1500 hrs)
- Bid Opening Date: 06.11.2020 at 1500 hrs
A consortium of AECOM Singapore Pte. Ltd. – AECOM India Pvt. Ltd JV was awarded Line-2’s 17.27 crore Detailed Design Consultant (DDC) contract in February 2020.
This is the 4th civil package for the 30.91 km Phase 1’s construction. Here’s the status of the other three:
|Package||Contractor / Status|
|PC-01: Construction of Line-2’s Malahi Pakri – New ISBT (6.1 km viaduct, 5 stations)||NCC Ltd. (LOA was issued today)|
|PC-02: Construction of New ISBT Depot (Shared by Line-1 & Line-2)||Quality Buildcon is Lowest Bidder|
|PC-04: Construction of Line-1’s Danapur – Patlipura Ramp and Mithapur Ramp – Khemni Chak sections (8 km, 7 stations)||Bids invited today|
For more updates, check out the Patna section of The Metro Rail Guy!