Balaji Railroad Systems Pvt. Ltd and Leap Infraasys Pvt. Ltd are the only two bidders for providing Detailed Design Consultancy services for the 25 kV Overhead Equipment (OHE) system of Noida Metro Aqua Line’s 14.95 km extension (Sector 51 to Knowledge Park V).
After canceling the original tender in April, Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) re-invited tenders for this contract in May with a Rs. 43.78 crore estimate and a 910 day (2.5 year) deadline.
NMRC’s Brief Scope: Detailed Design Consultancy for Design of 25 kV Overhead Equipment (OHE) system and Power Supply – SCADA for Elevated Line of Aqua line extension Corridor of Noida Metro Rail Project
Both firms’ bids have now been sent for technical evaluation which can take a couple months to complete. When that is done, the financial bids of the technically qualified bidders will be opened to reveal who’s the lowest bidder and most likely consultant.
GR Infraprojects Ltd. (GRIL) had emerged as the lowest bidder for the civil construction of this line in December 2021, but a contract to them has not yet been awarded to my knowledge as NMRC is awaiting the Central Government’s approval.
Their 9.605 km package connecting Noida Sector-51 to Greater Noida West’s Sector-2 consists of 5 elevated stations at Noida Sector 122, Noida Sector 123, Greater Noida Sector 4, Ecotech 12 (Tech Zone) and Greater Noida Sector 2.
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