On January 4, the Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation awarded Hindustan Construction Company – Al Fara’a General Contracting with a Rs. 484 crore contract for building 8 elevated stations on Pune Metro’s 14.665 km east-west Line-2 between Vanaz and Ramwadi.
HCC’s share in the JV is 51% (Rs 247 crore) and this is HCC-Al Fara’a JV’s second major contract in the city’s 31.25 km Phase 1 project after they won a Rs 497 crore contract to build 9 stations on Line-1 (package P1-C03) between PCMC and Range Hills in November 2017.
MahaMetro invited bids for this package (P1-C04) in July 2017 and estimated it to cost Rs. 460 crores. The 8 stations in this package will be built along Paud, Maharishi Karve and Jangali Maharaj roads, and will be located at Vanaz, Anand Nagar, Ideal Colony, Nal Stop, Garware College, Deccan Gymkhana, Sambhaji Park and PMC –
HCC – Al Fara’a JV has been given a total of 110 weeks to complete construction work. With this development, a total of 4 contracts for Pune Metro’s construction have been awarded so far – 2 to NCC (viaduct) and 2 to HCC-Al Fara’a JV (stations) – see a list & scope of each package here.
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