L&T Awarded Ahmedabad Metro Phase 1’s Track Contract

Larsen & Toubro has announced that it has won a turnkey contract from the Metro-Link Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad (MEGA) to design, supply, install, test and commission ballastless tracks for Ahmedabad Metro’s 39.259 km Phase 1 project. The scope of work includes track-work for the entire system (viaduct & tunnels) including the two maintenance depots at Apparel Park (20.737 km EW Line-1) and Gyaspur (18.522 km NS Line-2).

MEGA invited bids for this package in August 2016 and at this time the final contract value is unknown.

This is the first system contract to be awarded by MEGA. Bids for the rolling stock contract (96 coaches) were invited in January 2016 but MEGA hasn’t yet opened its financial bids due to a court case involving CRRC which got disqualified on technical parameters. Bids for the signalling system were invited in July 2016, but that hasn’t been awarded yet either and that was awarded to Nippon Signalling in May 2017. A list of 11 civil contractors assigned to build the project can be viewed here.

Featured image: L&T’s engineers on Delhi Metro’s Violet Line – Photo Copyright: Daily Mail

For more updates, check out the Ahmedabad section of The Metro Rail Guy!


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19 Responses to "L&T Awarded Ahmedabad Metro Phase 1’s Track Contract"

  1. Parth says:

    Didn’t the chief minister claim 6 km will be ready by October?

    • TMRG says:

      Elections are around the corner, so that was just posturing for the media.

      With the way things have shaped up on the systems side of things, I don’t see it opening up before 2020.

      • Pankaj says:

        Some ultra lazy work. Let’s see if modi ensures opening at least Vastral apperal park section before 2019 LS poll.

  2. Akshit says:

    What is the Award Value?

  3. Arpit shah says:

    Nippon signal co.,Japan won the signlling contract for Ahmedabad metro phase-l in May 2017

  4. Shazeb qureshi says:

    When will be the sabarmati bridge work starts

  5. Arpit shah says:

    Right now Site prepration is underway at sabarmati riverfront west.

  6. Shazeb says:

    Would u can give latest update of Ahmedabad metro of september

  7. Rishav Mahapatra says:

    bids for rolling stock has still not been opened ? then how is even 2020 possible ? at the very earliest they can open by 2022 , which is pathetic . and how we allow a chinese company to stall important projects of our cities ? who gave them right to go to court ? BJP needs a kick in the backside in the coming elections , i hope they loose gujarat . All political parties are same

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    How can i apply for industrial visit for students at Ahmadabad Metro. ?

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    Can anybody tell the office address of L & T working for ahmedabad metro under ground route?

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