Kolkata, India (Urban Transport News): Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) on 29th December 2020 opened financial bids of the contract package ANVS of the Airport Line of Kolkata Metro Rail Project. According to the bid results, Afcons Infrastructure Limited emerged as the lowest bidder among the other three major infra contractors.
The scope of work under this contract package includes the construction of elevated viaduct, ramp & underground RCC box (cut & cover, box pushing) including related works for 3.520 km length from CH. 25891.527 to CH28410.989 between existing Pier CP-760 (near City Centre II) to merging point with the metro railway at Biman Bandar Station yard including two stations with all allied works (architectural, electrical, mechanical, heating, ventilation, air-condition, fire detection, fire suppression, system & public health engineering works) in New Garia – Biman Bandar metro corridor of Kolkata Metro Rail Project.
A total of 3.519 km underground stretch will be built under this contract package including two metro stations at Rabindra Tirtha and VIP Road.
A total of four bidders have submitted their bids against this contract package. The financial position of each bidder against the estimated cost of work ₹526.62 crores are as under:-
Tenders for the above contract was issued in June 2020 and technical bids were opened in August 2020. Now the bids sent for evaluation by the tender committee. After completion of the evaluation of bids, the letter of acceptance will be issued in favour of the lowest bidder. The contractor would have to complete the work within 36 months after receiving the LoA.
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