Bhopal, India (Urban Transport News): Madhya Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (MPMRCL) has recently awarded two major civil contracts to Indian Railways's PSU Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) for the construction of two elevated stretches of Indore Metro Rail Project.
First contract order worth Rs 1,034 crore was awarded to RVNL for 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). The nine metro stations 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.
Tender for contract package IN-03 was called in March 2021 with an estimated work value of Rs 1,000 crores where RVNL was only bidder.
The second contract order worth Rs 381.95 crores was awarded for design and construction of Seven (7) Elevated Metro Rail Stations including Viaduct portion within the stations and Transition spans on either side of the stations, Entry-Exit Structures, Architectural Finishes, E&M Works etc. of Indore Metro Rail Project. The station names are ISBT/MR10 Flyover, Chandragupta Square, Hira Nagar, Bapat Square, Meghdoot Garden, Vijay Nagar Square and Radisson Square.
Tender for contract package IN-02 was called in February 2021 with an estimated work value of Rs 369 crores where three bidder.s namely RVNL, URC Construction and YFC Projects were participated.
Now RVNL has to commence the construction work under contract packages IN-02 and IN-03. The contract package IN-01 was awarded to Dilip Buildcon Ltd.
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