Five construction firms / consortia have submitted bids to build the roughly 12 km elevated Package 7 of the 82.15 km Delhi – Meerut (RRTS) Line after officials from the National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) opened e-tenders today evening to reveal its list of bidders.
NCRTC invited tenders for this package in April 2020 and expects the assigned contractor to complete work in 910 days (2.5 years) from when the contract is awarded. This section with 5 stations consists of 2 disjointed parts on either side of Meerut city and will be connected by the underground Package 8 for which bidding is underway.
- Northern end of Shatabdi Nagar to Brahampuri DN Ramp with 1 station at Brahmapuri (approx 2 kms)
- Begumpul UP Ramp to Modipuram with 4 stations at MES Colony, Daurli, Meerut North and Modipuram (approx 10 kms)
- Afcons Infrastructure Ltd.
- Dilip Buildcon – Sam India JV
- Dineshchandra R. Agrawal Infracon Ltd.
- Larsen & Toubro Ltd.
- NCC Ltd.
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.
Tender No: Package 7 – DM/CN/COR-OF/108
Scope: Construction of elevated viaduct from end of Shatabdi Nagar Station to Brahmpuri DN ramp and from Begumpul UP Ramp to Modipuram end including Modipuram Depot entry Ramp and 5 elevated stations of Delhi – Ghaziabad – Meerut RRTS Corridor.
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)||Under Construction by Larsen & Toubro|
|Package 3 Lot-2: Modi Nagar North – Shatabdi Nagar (elevated, 5 stations)||Under Construction by Larsen & Toubro|
|Package 4: New Ashok Nagar Ramp – Anand Vihar – Sahibabad Ramp (underground, 1 station)||STEC is Lowest bidder|
|Package 5A: Duhai Depot / Workshop||Technical Bid Evaluation in Progress (6 Bids Received)|
|Package 6: Sarai Kale Khan – New Ashok Nagar (elevated, 2 stations)||Technical Bid Evaluation in Progress (5 bids received)|
|Package 7: Shatabdi Nagar – Brahampuri – Brahampuri DN Ramp (elevated, 1 station) AND Begumpul UP Ramp – MES Colony – Daurli – Meerut North – Modipuram (elevated, 4 stations)||Technical Bids Opened Today (this post)|
|Package 8: Brahampuri DN Ramp to Begumpul UP Ramp (underground, 3 stations)||Bids Invited in February|
|Package 9A: Multistoried Staff Quarters & Connectivity||Technical Bids Opened on July 9 (7 bidders)|
|Package X: Modipuram Depot / Workshop||Bid Notice Pending|
For more updates, check out the NCR RRTS section of The Metro Rail Guy!