5 construction firms have submitted tenders (bids) to build the 4.3 km Sarai Kale Khan – New Ashok Nagar Package 6 of the 82.15 km Delhi – Meerut (RRTS) Line after officials from the National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) opened tenders today afternoon to reveal its list of bidders.
This elevated package includes building a viaduct from Sarai Kale Khan to New Ashok Nagar’s Down-Ramp, a bridge over the Yamuna River, an entry ramp leading to the Jangpura Stabling Yard (where a few Bombardier train-sets will stabled overnight for morning services) and two elevated stations at Sarai Kale Khan and New Ashok Nagar.
- Larsen & Toubro (L&T)
- Tata Projects Ltd. (TPL)
- Afcons Infrastructure Ltd.
- GR Infrastructure
- Dilip Buildcon Ltd. – Sam (India) Builtwell JV
NCRTC invited tenders for this package in February 2020 with an estimate of Rs. 1112 crore and expects the assigned contractor to complete work in 910 days (30 months).
Brief Scope of Package 6: DM/CN/COR-OF/095: Construction of elevated viaduct from Sarai Kale Khan station to New Ashok Nagar DN Ramp including Jangpura Entry ramp and two Nos. of elevated stations viz., Sarai Kale Khan & New Ashok Nagar [including Preengineered steel roof structure but excluding Architectural Finishing of Stations] of Delhi – Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) Corridor
The bids have now been sent for technical evaluation which can take a couple months to complete. When that is done, the financial bids of the technically qualified bidders will be opened to reveal who’s the lowest bidder and most likely contractor of this package.
With this development, here’s the current status of each package –
|Package / Section||Status|
|Package 1: Sahibabad Ramp – Ghaziabad Station (elevated, 2 stations)||Under construction by KEC-CCECC JV|
|Package 2: Ghaziabad Station – Duhai EPE crossing (elevated, 2 stations)||Under construction by APCO-CRFG JV|
|Package 3 Lot-1: Duhai (EPE) – Modi Nagar North (elevated, 2 stations)||L&T awarded contract in March|
|Package 3 Lot-2: Modi Nagar North – Shatabdi Nagar (elevated, 5 stations)||L&T awarded contract in March|
|Package 4: New Ashok Nagar Ramp – Anand Vihar – Sahibabad Ramp (underground, 1 station)||Technical Bid Evaluation in Progress (5 bids received)|
|Package 5A: Duhai Depot / Workshop||Bids Invited in January|
|Package 6: Sarai Kale Khan – New Ashok Nagar (elevated, 2 stations)||Bids Invited in Feb; Technical Bids Opened Today (this post)|
|Package 7: Shatabdi Nagar – Brahampuri – Brahampuri DN Ramp (elevated, 1 station) AND Begumpul UP Ramp – MES Colony – Daurli – Meerut North – Modipuram (elevated, 4 stations)||Bids Invited in April|
|Package 8: Brahampuri DN Ramp to Begumpul UP Ramp (underground, 3 stations)||Bids invited in February|
|Package X: Modipuram Depot / Workshop||Bid Notice Pending|
For more updates, check out the NCR RRTS section of The Metro Rail Guy!