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3 Bidders for Mumbai Metro Line-12’s Construction Contract CA-240

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Three firms have submitted bids for the civil construction work of Mumbai Metro’s Line-12 (Orange Line) which will connect Kalyan – Dombivali – Amandoot (Taloja) after Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) opened technical bids today.

Mumbai Metro’s Line-12 with 19 elevated stations will be built as a 22.17 km long southern elevated extension of the partially under construction 23.53 km Line-5 (Thane – Bhiwandi – Kalyan) at an estimated cost of Rs 4,132 crore.

MMRDA had originally invited bids for its construction in February 2023 through 2 civil packages (CA-185 and CA-186) with 17 stations. They received 19 bids in May from 11 bidders, and cancelled the tendering process in June due to a significant change in scope.

They re-invited bids via Package CA-240 in December 2023 with a Rs. 1877.88 crore estimate and 30 month deadline. The contract’s scope now includes 2 additional stations named Kalyan and APMC Kalyan which were earlier planned to be built as part of Line-5.

Bidders

  • Gawar Constructions Ltd. (GCL)
  • J Kumar Infraprojects Ltd. (JKIL)
  • Welspun Enterprises Ltd. (WEL)

Brief Scope: Part design and construction of elevated viaduct (chainage -860.224 m to +21316.022 m) and 19 elevated stations viz. Kalyan, APMC Kalyan, Ganesh Nagar, Pisavali Gaon, Golavli, Dombivli MIDC, Sagaon, Sonarpada, Manpada, Hedutane, Kolegaon, Nilje Gaon, Vadavli (khu), Bale, Waklan, Turbhe, Pisarve Depot, Pisarve, Amandoot, including connecting line to depot from main line reference chainage 12+543 from Vadavli (khu) to depot (chainage 0+000 to 1+393) of line 12 [Kalyan-Taloja] [excluding architectural finishing & pre-engineered steel roof structure of stations] of Mumbai Metro Rail Project of MMRDA

3 Bidders for Mumbai Metro Line-12’s Construction Contract CA-240
Indicative alignment of Mumbai Metro’s Line-12 (Kalyan – Dombivli MIDC – Nilje Gaon – Waklan – Taloja) – view Mumbai Metro Orange Line information

The 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 contractor.

If and when construction begins, Mumbai’s package CA-240 at 22.17 km will become the longest EPC package in India’s metro construction history. The current longest is Bangalore Metro Phase 2B’s 15 km Package 3 which is under construction by NCC.

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– TMRG





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