K-RIDE to appoint detailed design consultants for Bengaluru Suburban Rail Project

Naomi Pandya Posted on: 2021-05-01 08:58:00 Viewer: 5,367 Comments: 0 Country: India City: Bengaluru

K-RIDE to appoint detailed design consultants for Bengaluru Suburban Rail Project (Image for representative only)

Bengaluru, India (Urban Transport News): The Rail Infrastructure Development Company (Karnataka) Limited (K-RIDE) on April 29, 2021, launched a tender for the engagement of detailed design consultants (DDC) for a 148-km proposed suburban rail project in Bengaluru city.

Scope of work

Detailed Design Consultant for Detailed/Conceptual Design and Drawings for all Systems Including Viaduct, Stations (Including E&M Systems), Depot (Including E&M Systems), Track, Signalling & Train Control, Overhead Electrification, Tele Communication, Automatic Fare Collection and Platform Screen Door (PSD), with Interfaces for Bengaluru Suburban Rail Project (BSRP).

Important Information

  • Tender No.: KRIDE/BSRP/4/2021
  • Issue Date: 29.04.2021
  • Estimated Cost of Work: Rs 54,25,84,000
  • Work Completion Period: 4 years
  • Pre-bid Meeting: 12.05.2021 at 1130 hrs.
  • Last Date for Submission of Bids: 10.06.2021 up to 1500 hrs.
  • Opening Date of Technical Bids: 10.06.2021 at 1530 hrs.

The 148 km suburban rail project will comprise four corridors: KSR Bengaluru City-Yelahanka-Devanahalli (41km), Byappanahalli-Yeshwantpur-Chikkabanavara (25km), Kengeri-Cantonment-Whitefield (35km) and Heelalige-Yelahanka-Rajanukunte (46km). According to plan, work on Byappanahalli-Yeshwantpur-Chikkabanavara and Heelalige-Yelahanka-Rajanukunte is likely to be taken up first.

The estimated cost of the Bengaluru Suburban Rail Project is Rs 16,657 crores. In October 2020, the Central Government cabinet had given its approval to the project. 

For more details, please explore the Bengaluru Suburban Rail page of Urban Transport News. 

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