Bids invited for Signalling & Telecom system for Kolkata Metro's Line 3 and Line 6

Naomi Pandya Posted on: 2021-02-21 09:59:00 Viewer: 3,979 Comments: 0 Country: India City: Kolkata

Bids invited for Signalling & Telecom system for Kolkata Metro's Line 3 and Line 6

Kolkata, India (Urban Transport News): The Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) on 19th February 2021 notified e-tender notice for the supply and installation of Signalling & Telecommunications system for Line 3 (Joka – Esplanade) and Line 6 (Kavi Subhash – Biman Bandar) of the Kolkata Metro Rail project.

Package RVNL/KOL/S&T/S02

Scope of work: Design, Manufacture, Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of CBTC based Train Control & Signaling Systems and Telecommunication Systems for Kavi Subhash – Biman Bandar Metro corridor (32 km) & Joka – Esplanade Metro corridor (16 km) of Metro Railway Kolkata in West Bengal.

  • Tender No.: RVNL/KOL/S&T/S02
  • Estimate Value: Rs 656 crores
  • Security Money: Rs 28.16 crores
  • Work completion period: 48 months
  • Pre-bid Meeting: 12th March 2021 at 11.30 hrs. (IST)
  • Deadline for Submission of Bids: 8th April 2021 up to 11.00 hrs.
  • Date of Opening (Technical Bids): 8th April 2021 at 11.30 hrs.

Tender documents can be downloaded from the e-tendering portal

According to the tender notice, purchase preference will be given to Make in India in accordance with the provisions of the revised ‘Public Procurement (Preference to Make in India) Order 2017’ issued by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry vide letter no. P-45021/2/2017-PP (BE-II) dated 28.05.2018.

In this connection, the minimum local content shall be 50% and the margin of purchase preference shall be 20%.

The specifications for Signalling and Telecommunication systems listed in the tender document are as under:

  • For Signaling System: CBTC (Communication based Train Control System) includes ATP (Automatic Train Protection), ATO (Automatic Train Operation) and ATS (Automatic Train Supervision)
  • For Telecommunication System: Terrestrial Trunked Radio (TETRA) Communication System and SCADA for support systems control with Gigabit Ethernet network backbone

Contact Point

For more details, interested bidders may contact General Manager/S&T, Rail Vikas Nigam Limited, 24, Deshpran Shasmal Road (Beside Tollygunge Railway Station), Kolkata-700033, West Bengal.

For in-depth information, please explore the "Kolkata Metro" page of Urban Transport News.


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