Indore, India (Urban Transport News): After finalising the second civil contract of Indore Metro project, Madhya Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (MPMRCL) has finally issued the contract order (letter of acceptance) worth Rs 1,034 crores to Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) for the construction of 10.927 km stretch between MR10 Road and Gandhi Nagar under package IN-03.
The scope of work under this contract package includes design and construction of elevated viaduct between Ch.14+488 & Ch.25+415, viaduct connecting Depot leading upto interface location, Nine (9) Elevated Metro Rail Stations including all Civil, Structural, Roof structure, Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) works, Architectural finishes, Façade, Entry/Exits, FOB, Viaduct within the stations including Transition spans” for Indore Metro Rail Project (Yellow Line).
Tender for this conract package was invited in March 2021 with an estimated cost of Rs 1,000. RVNL was the only bidder of this contract package. Technical bids were opened on July 2, 2021.
The nine metro stations which are to be constructed under this contract will be located at Gandhi Nagar, Super Corridor 6, Super Corridor 5, Super Corridor 4, Super Corridor 3, Super Corridor 2 and Super Corridor 1, Bhawarsala Square and MR 10 Road. Scope of work also includes constructing a roughly 575m depot-line.
RVNL will have to complete the work in 847 days. This package will be funded through equity contribution of Government of India and Government of Madhya Pradesh. However, no external agency yet agreed to fund the project.
For more details, please explore the Indore Metro page of Urban Transport News.