MMRDA Invites Bids for Mumbai Metro Line-2B’s Balance Work

After terminating three civil construction contracts in January 2020 with Simplex Infrastructures and RCC – MBZ JV for poor progress, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) on February 19 invited bids from construction firms for completing the remaining (balance) work on old packages CA-04R, CA-06 and CA-14 of Mumbai Metro’s 23.6 km Line-2B (Yellow Line).

The notices inviting tenders (bids) to correct the project’s course aren’t yet up on MMRDA’s website. Here’s the scope & bidding information shared by a kind follower –

Package: L2B-C101: Part design and Construction of (Balance Works of Package CA04R) Elevated Viaduct and 10 Elevated Stations viz. ESIC Nagar, Prem Nagar, Indra Nagar, Nanawati Hospital, Khira Nagar, Saraswat NaGAR, National College, Bandra, Income Tax Office & ILFS [excluding Architectural Finishing & Pre-Engineered Steel Roof Structure of Stations] from Chainage 34035.873m to Chainage 46860.384 OF Line2B [DN. Nagar – Mandale] of Mumbai Metro Rail Project of MMRDA

• Estimated Cost: Rs 1058.71 crore
• Completion Period: 30 months
• Pre-bid Meeting: March 16 2020 at 2 pm
• Date & Time of Submission: April 13 up to 6 pm
• Date & Time of Opening Technical Bids: April 15 at 11 am
• Prior Contractor: Simplex Infrastructures (lowest bidder in November 2017)

Package: L2B-C102: Part design and Construction of (Balance Works of Package CA06) Elevated Viaduct and 5 Elevated Stations viz. MTNL Metro, S.G. Barve Marg, Kurla East, EEH & Chembur [Excluding Architectural Finishing & Pre-Engineered Steel Roof Structure of Stations] from Chainage 46860.384 to Chainage 52729.312 of Line 2B [D.N. Nagar – Mandale] of Mumbai Metro Rail Project of MMRDA

• Estimated Cost: Rs 474.52 crore
• Completion Period: 30 months
• Pre-bid Meeting: March 16 2020 at 3 pm
• Date & Time of Submission: April 13 up to 6 pm
• Date & Time of Opening Technical Bids: April 15 at 11 am
• Prior Contractor: RCC Infra Ventures Ltd. – MBZ JV (lowest bidder in February 2018)

Alignment of Line-2B in Blue – view Mumbai Metro information & route map with stations marked

Package: L2B-C103: Construction of (Balance Civil works of CA-14) Mandale Depot [including Architectural Finishing works and excluding Pre-Engineered Structure works] of Line 2B Corridor [D.N. Nagar to Mandale] of Mumbai Metro Rail Project of MMRDA

• Estimated Cost: Rs 464.75 crore
• Completion Period: 42 months
• Pre-bid Meeting: March 16 2020 at 4 pm
• Date & Time of Submission: April 13 up to 6 pm
• Date & Time of Opening Technical Bids: April 15 at 11 am
• Prior Contractor: RCC Infra Ventures Ltd. – MBZ JV (lowest bidder in November 2017)

The depot at Mandale will be the second maintenance depot (car shed) of the entire 42.2 km Line-2 (other one is at Malvani in Charkop), and become the largest in Mumbai when built. It’ll have a double-decker structure to stable a maximum of 72 trains of 8-coaches (total 576), and will come along with staff quarters, 9 inspection bays and 15 workshop lines.

Design schematic of Mandale Depot’s lines & planned structures – Copyright: CBDhage

Line-2B has gone through several rounds of rebidding over the past 3 years, and with the developments leading to this new round of bidding – I see parts of it opening up only in or after late-2023.

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

– TMRG

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Global traveler who prefers mass rapid transit

3 Responses to "MMRDA Invites Bids for Mumbai Metro Line-2B’s Balance Work"

  1. Akshat says:

    Has anyone ever heard of RCC MBZ? This was bound to happen.

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  2. Sri says:

    Those 3 combined are like 75% of the entire line. This must be a new record.

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  3. Metro guy says:

    Stale news.

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