3 firms have submitted bids to supply and install standard gauge tracks for Delhi Metro’s Pink Line after Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) opened technical bids for Package DT-05 last Thursday.
The city’s Pink Line is being extended in the Delhi Metro Phase 4 project by 12.375 km between Maujpur and Majlis Park by Longjian – KEC JV. They were awarded its Rs. 1,080 crore civil construction contract for Package DC-02 in November 2019 with a completion deadline of 30 months.
DMRC invited tenders for its track-work contract, financed by JICA, in May 2022 with an unknown estimate and 730 day (2 year) deadline.
- Rahee Infratech Ltd.
- Apurvakriti Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd.
- Paras Railtech Pvt. Ltd.
Brief Scope: Installation, testing, and commissioning of ballastless track including supply of fastening system, buffer stop, and others for Line-7 ext (Maujpur-Majlis Park) (CH. 0.0M TO CH. 12098.520 M) of Delhi MRTS Project of Phase-IV.
KEC-Longjian’s scope of work includes building the line’s 12.375 km viaduct, bridge over the Yamuna River, a PWD double-decker flyover and 8 stations at Yamuna Vihar, Bhajanpura, Khajuri Khas, Sonia Vihar, Wazirabad Surghat, Jagatpur Village, Jharoda Majra and Burari.
All 3 bids have now been sent for technical bid 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 supplier.
Back in March 2022, Longjian – KEC JV launched their first cantilever construction (CLC) gantry for the Pink Line’s new 560 meter bridge over the Yamuna River – see details & pictures.
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