MMRDA Invites Bids for Mumbai Metro Line-4’s Head Hardened Rails

Back in October-end, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) invited bids to supply 9800 MT of Head Hardened Rails for Mumbai Metro’s 32.32 km Line-4 and 2.88 km Line-4A (Green Line) which will connect Wadala – Kasarvadavali – Gaimukh through 34 elevated stations.

These rails will be 60E1 – 1080 grade as per Indian Railway Specification T-12-2009 and manufactured through a special heat treatment process to provide additional strength, lower residual stress, elongate track-life and minimize maintenance.

Contract: MMRDA/4/MMRP/L4C02

Scope: Supply of 9800 MT 60E1 (UIC-60), 1080 Grade Head Hardened (HH) Rails as per IRS T-12-2009 for Line-4 [Bhakti Park – Kasavadavali] and extension corridor [Kasaravadavli – Gaimukh] of Mumbai Metro Rail Project of MMRDA, Mumbai.

  • Estimated Cost: Rs 80.46 crore
  • Completion Period: 15 months
  • Pre-bid Meeting: 03.11.2020 at 1500 Hrs
  • Bid Submission End Date: 02.12.2020 at 1800 Hrs
  • Bid Opening Date: 07.12.2020 at 1500 Hrs
Representational image only – Photo Copyright: Daily Mail

After the 234 coach rolling stock and CBTC signaling contracts where technical bid evaluation is underway since May and September respectively, this is the third significant systems-related contract, for which bids have been invited, for this line that will traverse the eastern part of the city – view route map.

Within India, JSPL is currently the only Indian rail manufacturer capable of producing these special tracks. Their rail plant is located in Raigarh, Chhattisgarh and has a capacity of producing 30,000 tonnes of head hardened rail per month – watch a news video. Back in October, government-owned Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL) announced plans to commence commercial production in this fiscal year.

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

– TMRG

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4 Responses to "MMRDA Invites Bids for Mumbai Metro Line-4’s Head Hardened Rails"

  1. Clevin Gomes says:

    any updates on Mogarpada depot. When is the last date for submission of Bids?

    Reply
  2. Tushar Sharma says:

    In which year will this line Mumbai Metro Line-4 will get completed?
    Plus one more Q
    Which Metro line in Mumbai will start First 3,4,5…..etc?

    Reply
    • Lakshman Bijani says:

      Line4 will get complete 3yrs after this govt is out of office.
      This is anti growth dharavi type govt.
      First colaba Bandra underground will get complete in 2027

      Reply

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