New Delhi, India (Urban Transport News): Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (DMRC) invites online global Expression of Interest (EOI) from intending eligible and interested Consultants having experience of working as General Engineering Consultants in Metro Rail Systems. The expression is invited for selection of consultants for the issue of Request for Proposal (RFP) for “Contract DCS-1B: Consultancy Services for implementation of Delhi MRTS Project Phase-IV’’.
Delhi MRTS Project Phase-IV (Priority Corridors) consists of a total length of 65.100 km with the following three corridors:
1. Mukundpur-Maujpur (Extension of Line-7): This corridor is an extension of the existing Line 7 (Pink Line) and will span 12.588 km from Mukundpur to Maujpur with 8 elevated stations. This extension line has been given a target to complete by December 2022.
2. Janakpuri(W)- R.K.Ashram (Extension of Line-8): This corridor is an extension of the existing Line 8 (Meganta Line) and will span 28.92 km from Janakpuri (West) to R.K. Ashram with 22 metro stations. Out of 21.180 km section will be elevated and rest 7.740 km will be underground. This extension line has been given a target to complete by June 2024.
3. Aerocity-Tughlakabad Line-10: The new corridor will span 23.622 km and connect Aerocity to Tughlakabad with 15 stations. Out of 4.279 km section will be elevated and the rest 19.343 km section will be underground. This new line has been given a target to complete by March 2025.
The total completion cost of the project as per sanction by Govt. of India is Rs 24,948.65 Crore. The project is proposed to be funded by the Government of Delhi, the Government of India and through loans from Multilateral funding agencies.
The Project components will be funded by Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA) and therefore the designs & implementation plans should be in alignment with the environmental & social safeguard practices of such agencies. In this context, the consultant should refer to JICA policies/facilities related to environmental and social operational while carrying out the assignment. Design and implementation plans should minimize environmental and social impact in a practical manner, keeping in view both the construction stage and operational impacts.
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