NOTICE INVITING EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI) FOR SELECTION OF GENERAL CONSULTANT (GC) FOR NAGPUR METRO RAIL PROJECT (Link to notice)
Just to rehash, the role of the General Consultant is to supervise the construction of the entire project including civil work, installation of electrical system, solar equipment and trial run etc. They are the folks who run the show behind the scene to make sure the project is executed as desired by the nodal agency. During the construction period, they will review the construction for quality assurance and make sure the contractors are sticking to the contract and design specifications.
• Bangalore – RITES + Pacific Consultants International + SYSTRA + Parsons Brinckerhoff
• Chennai – Egis Rail + Maunsell + Balaji Railroad + YEC + Egis India (EMBYE Consortium)
• Mumbai’s line 1 – Parsons Brinckerhoff + SYSTRA
..and so forth. Drop me a comment if you want more information about them or on any other metro system.
The second significant tender (link to notice) is for the design and construction of Reach-1 of the North-South line from the Airport to Sitabuldi station. This 7.61 km section will be fully elevated and consist of five stations along the route.