New Delhi, India (Urban Transport News): The National Capital Region Transport Corporation Limited (NCRTC) on 29th October 2020 opened the financial bids of civil contract package 8 of the Delhi-Meerut RRTS project which was floated for the construction of 5.68 km underground stretch between Meerut Central - Begumpul (including three RRST stations).
As per the financial bid result announced by NCRTC, Indian major infrastructure firm Afcons Infrastructure Limited again emerged as the lowest bidder (L1) among the other four contenders. The financial position of all participants/bidders are as under:
However, chinese construction firm Shanghai Tunnel Engineering Co., Ltd. (STEC) was not found technically complient.
The tender (DM/CN/COR-OF/099) was notified in February and the technical bids were opened in July 2020. The estimated value of this contract was Rs 1,750 crores.
The scope of work includes Design and Construction of Tunnels by TBM from near Brahampuri DN Ramp to Begumpul UP Ramp and 3 Under Ground Stations at Meerut Central, Bhaisali & Begumpul by Cut & Cover Method including Architectural Finishing and Design, supply, installation, testing and commissioining of Electrical and Mechanical Systtems including Fire detection & suppression System and Hydraulic systems on Delhi – Ghaziabad – Meerut RRTS Corridor.
Earlier, the Afcons Infrastruture Limited had also wins the contract package 6 worth Rs 1061.71 crore of Delhi - Meerut RRTS corridor to construct 4.3 km elevated strech from Sarai Kale Khan to New Ashok Nagar. The scope of work includes Construction of elevated viaduct from Sarai Kale Khan station to New Ashok Nagar DN Ramp including Jangpura Entry ramp and two Nos. of elevated stations viz., Sarai Kale Khan & New Ashok Nagar [including Preengineered steel roof structure but excluding Architectural Finishing of Stations].
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