New Delhi (Urban Transport News): New Delhi based consultants Tandon-Fountainhead JV emerged as L1 bidder in the recent consultancy bid opened by National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) in New Delhi. The joint venture (JV) of Tandon Consultants Pvt. Ltd. (TCPL) and Fountainhead Architects has won the contract for detailed design consultant (DDC) for detailed design of two elevated stations
viz. Sarai Kale Khan and New Ashok Nagar including Multimodal Integration scheme, approximately 11 km elevated viaduct (from Sarai Kale Khan up to elevated RRTS ramp near Khichripur and Sarai Kale Khan to Jungpura Stabling yard), stabling yard and detailed master plan of approximately 12 hectares (ha) land parcel at Jungpura for the Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) Project- Phase I.
The tender was floated on February 2, 2019, and technical bids were opened on April 16, 2019. Among all the bidders Tandon-Fountainhead JV has been found as the lowest bidder after the opening of financial bid. The Sarai Kalen Khan RRTS station will be country’s first mea transit hub. This is because three Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) corridors will intersect here. This station will also coincide with the Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station, the Delhi Metro’s Sarai Kale Khan station and the Sarai Kale Khan ISBT.
NCRTC has planned to set up an operation control center (OCC) for all RRTS corridors at Jangpura (South Delhi). In the first phase, the RRTS corridors will connect national capital with other three regional nodes Meerut, Panipat, and Alwar.