RINA Consulting SpA has been awarded a contract to create a Detailed Project Report (DPR) for Bangalore Metro’s new 37 km Hebbal – Sarjapur metro line by Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (BMRCL).
The news was announced by Naveen Kumar, RINA’s Head (Transportation & Infrastructure BU) for Engineering Consultancy, on LinkedIn.
BMRCL had invited tenders for this consultancy service in April 2022 with a 8 month completion deadline. This came just weeks after Karnataka’s Chief Minister announced the re-addition of the line to future plans, possibly in Phase 3, at an estimated cost of Rs. 15,000 crore.
Technical bids were opened in June to reveal 10 bidders. I don’t have bid values for all qualified bidders at this time. If someone does, then leave a comment below or shoot me a message via the Contact page. I’d like to add it in here for record keeping.
RFP: BMRCL/Phase-3/DPR (Sarjapura to Hebbala)/Consultancy/2022/88
Brief Scope: Preparation of Detailed Project Report (DPR) for Metro Rail Corridor of length 37 km connecting Sarjapura to Hebbala through Agara, Koramangala and Dairy Circle for Bangalore Metro Rail Project, Phase-3
This new line will cut through the city’s core and connect Carmeleram, Agara, Koramangala, Dairy Circle, Central College and Armane Nagar.
The DPR will provide a baseline of the line’s length, underground & elevated route composition, number of stations, their locations, depot, coach requirement, ridership projection, operational game plan, total cost etc.
With the contract awarded, we might see a glimpse of the DPR’s first draft, if BMRCL chooses to share, in Q1 2023 (January – April).
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