New Delhi, India (Urban Transport News): The National Capital Region Transport Corporation Limited (NCRTC) on 1st September 2020 opened the financial bids of civil contract package 5A of Delhi-Meerut RRTS project which was floated for the construction of a train maintenanace depot at Duhai, Uttar Pradesh.
As per the financial bid result announced by NCRTC, a consortium of two major infrastructure firms Vijay Nirman Company and KEC International Limited emerged as the lowest bidder (L1) among the other five contenders. The financial position of all participants/bidders are as under:
The tender was notified in January by NCRTC and the technical bids were opened in June 2020. However, the estimated value of this contract is not yet disclosed by NCRTC. The bids now sent to tender evaluation commitee for issuing letter of acceptance (LoA) in favour of Vijay Nirman - KEC International JV to commence the construction work.
The scope of work includes Construction of Depot cum Workshop near Duhai RRTS Station (including Architectural Finishing, PEB, E and M and Road works) of Delhi – Ghaziabad – Meerut RRTS Corridor.
As per the tender notice, the work is expected to be completed in 24 months.
It is pertinent to mention here that the NCRTC has recently awarded a contract worth Rs 2,577 crore to Bombardier Transportation for supply of 210 nos standard guage semi-high speed trains including Signalling & Train Control system.
The trains supplied by Bombardier Transportation will be stabled in the proposed depot at Duhai.