DMRC Invites Bids for Patna Metro’s Underground Section

In addition to Line-1’s first package (PC-04), the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) today also invited bids for the construction of the first underground package (PC-03) of Patna Metro’s 14.05 km Line-2 of the Phase 1 project which’ll connect Patna Junction Railway Station and New ISBT through 12 stations.

After Package PC-01, the roughly 8 km package PC-03 is the second (and final) package of Line-2, and will comprise of 6 underground stations. Package PC-01’s contract for the 6.107 km Malahi Pakri – New ISBT section’s construction was in fact awarded to NCC Ltd. today after they emerged as its lowest bidder in August.

A station planned at Prem Chand Rangashala between Moin Ul Haq Stadium and University stations has been dropped from the plans.

Package PC-03’s Scope: Design and Construction of Twin Tunnel by Shield TBM, Tunnel by Cut & Cover, Underground Ramp at Rajendra Nagar and Six Underground metro stations viz. Rajendra Nagar, Moin Ul Haq Stadium, University, PMCH, Gandhi Maidan & Akashvani with Entry/Exits & Connecting subway including Architectural Finishing, Water Supply, Sanitary Installation & Drainage works on New ISBT to Patna Station of corridor-2 of Phase-I of Patna MRTS

  • Approximate Cost: Rs. 1958.81 Cr
  • Completion Period: 42 months
  • Pre-bid Meeting: 09.10.2020 at 1100 hrs
  • Date & Time of Submission of Tenders: 05.11.2020 (1500 hrs)
  • Bid Opening Date: 06.11.2020 at 1500 hrs
Patna Junction – Rajendra Nagar Ramp underground section – view Patna Metro information & route map

A consortium of AECOM Singapore Pte. Ltd. – AECOM India Pvt. Ltd JV was awarded Line-2’s 17.27 crore Detailed Design Consultant (DDC) contract in February 2020.

This is the 4th civil package for the 30.91 km Phase 1’s construction. Here’s the status of the other three:

PackageContractor / Status
PC-01: Construction of Line-2’s Malahi Pakri – New ISBT (6.1 km viaduct, 5 stations)NCC Ltd. (LOA was issued today)
PC-02: Construction of New ISBT Depot (Shared by Line-1 & Line-2)Quality Buildcon is Lowest Bidder
PC-04: Construction of Line-1’s Danapur – Patlipura Ramp and Mithapur Ramp – Khemni Chak sections (8 km, 7 stations)Bids invited today

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


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5 Responses to "DMRC Invites Bids for Patna Metro’s Underground Section"

  1. Shwetab says:

    Who is the chief lender?

  2. Pareshnathg ghosh says:


  3. Amresh says:

    Who have been allotted Contract for construction of Underground stations in PC 03,04 after opening of tender on 06-11-20


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