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
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:
|Package||Contractor / 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!
Who is the chief lender?
JICA. The publishing of this tender notice came after their blessings and indicates things are moving along.
Who have been allotted Contract for construction of Underground stations in PC 03,04 after opening of tender on 06-11-20
PC-04 got 4 bids. See: https://themetrorailguy.com/2020/11/20/4-bidders-for-patna-metro-line-1s-elevated-section/
Financial bids will be opened in the coming months.
PC-03’s bid submission date has been moved to December 4.