Ahmedabad, India (Urban Transport News): The Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation Limited (GMRC) invited tender on 25th June 2020 to appoint consultant for development of multi-modal integration plan for Phase 1 of Surat Metro Rail project.
ENGAGEMENT OF CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR DEVELOPMENT OF MULTI MODAL INTEGRATION PLAN FOR, (I) CORRIDOR-1 FROM SARTHANA (CH: 0.0) TO DREAM CITY (CH: 20710.30 M) – TWENTY (20) STATIONS & (II) CORRIDOR-2 FROM BHESAN (CH: 0.0 M) TO SAROLI (CH: 17341.80 M) – EIGHTEEN (18) STATIONS, UNDER SURAT METRO RAIL PROJECT, PHASE – I.
Pre-bid meeting through online confrencing is scheduled on 03.07.2020 at 1130 hrs. In case of further assistance, the bidders can approach to Senior Deputy General Manager- Civil & Procurement, Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation (GMRC) Limited, Block No.1, First Floor, Karmayogi Bhavan, Behind Nirman Bhavan, Sector 10/A, Gandhinagar-382010, Gujarat.
This tender is for consultancy services for Planning of Multi-Modal Integration at Stations for Surat Metro Rail, Phase-1, Corridors- 1 & 2. The stretch between Kadarsha Ni Nal to Dream City of Corridor-1 is “Priority Reach” and the planning for all the ten stations in this stretch is to be taken up on priority.
About 40.35 km of Surat Metro Rail project has been proposed with two corridors consisting of 38 stations on the model of TOD (Transit Oriented Development) station having Property Development around the station. Its two corridors Sarthana to Dream City and Bhesan to Saroli traverses across the city in the east-west and south west-north east direction respectively, covering important origins and destinations. However, its reach will not be enough to reach all origins and destinations in the city.
Hence, it is necessary to ensure that Metro Rail networks are integrated with existing transport modes and services to cope-up with the inter-city traffic volumes. Surat Metro is planning for Multi-modal Integration System to match the comfort, convenience and secured access of public to metro stations.