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Translink Wins GAD Work for 2365 KM of High Speed Rail Lines


Translink Infrastructure Consultants today emerged as the lowest bidder to prepare general arrangement drawings (GADs) for developing Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) for 2365 km of new High-Speed Rail lines in India.

This contract relates to the following 4 proposed high speed rail lines for which various surveying works are currently underway:

NHSRCL invited bids for this low-value package in mid-March 2021 with a 240 day period of completion deadline. Technical bids were opened in June to reveal 25 bidders. During evaluation, 3 firms were disqualified – Dynamic Projects, aXYKno Capital Services and CE Testing Company.

Financial Bid Values (lowest 5)

Firm Bid (Rs. Lakhs)
Translink Infrastructure 39.79
Artefact Projects 55.63
Highway Engineering Magnitude Consortium 73.77
Arkitechno Consultants 96.67
Technical Consultancy Services 98.70

Contract: NHSRCL/CO/CA/GAD/2021/06

Brief Scope: Preparation of General Arrangement Drawings (GADs) of Crossing Bridges over Rivers/Canals/Railways and Roads (Expressway, NH , SH and Major District Roads) and GADs of proposed Stations and Maintenance Depots for Detailed Project Report (DPR) of various HSR Corridors (About 2365 kms long)

Indicative alignment of high Speed Rail lines planned by the Government of India (see list of HSR projects)

As shared earlier – this GAD-related package is significant as it’s the very last of 7 packages for preparing DPRs of all new HSR lines. The other 6 tenders are related to surveys (data collection / utility identification), studies (traffic & ridership / SIA / EIA) and alignment design (LiDAR).

This is Translink’s second win. Here’s a list of all winners for GAD preparation of new HSR lines:

For more updates, check out the High Speed Rail section or my Home Page!


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