January 7: JSPL was issued a Letter of Award (LoA) by DMRC
December 22 Original Post:
Jindal Steel and Power Ltd. (JSPL) today emerged as the lowest bidder to supply 3500 MT of 90 UTS, UIC 60, 13 m, Class “A” 880 Grade tracks for use across seven depots on the Delhi Metro’s network and Mumbai Metro’s upcoming 15.18 km Line-6 (Pink Line)’s Kanjurmarg Depot.
The scope of their work includes supplying 2000 MT to Delhi’s 6 existing depots for replacing or augmenting tracks at six depots, and 1500 MT to Mumbai where a depot east of Kanjurmarg Village will service and stable trains on the new Line-6 connecting Swami Samarth Nagar (Lokhandwala) with Vikhroli through 13 stations.
List of Depots
- Delhi Metro Line-1: Shastri Park Depot
- Delhi Metro Line-3 & Line-4: Yamuna Bank & Najafgarh Depot
- Delhi Metro Line-6: Sarita Vihar & Ajronda Depot (information)
- Delhi Metro Airport Express Line: Dwarka Sector-8 Depot
- Mumbai Metro Line-6: Kanjurmarg Depot
Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) had invited bids for this package in July-end with an estimated value of Rs. 24.55 crore and 12 month period of completion. They opened technical bids in September to reveal JSPL and SAIL as the only two bidders.
Financial Bid Values:
|Jindal Steel and Power Ltd. (JSPL)||Rs. 26.54 crore|
|Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL)||Rs. 26.84 crore|
Contract No: CT-38 (link)
Scope: Supply of 3500 MT 90 UTS, UIC 60, 13 m, Class “A” 880 Grade Rails, IRS-T-12-2009 for (A) DMRC Depot. Extensions at Delhi of Delhi MRTS Project and (B) Kanjur Marg Depot of Line-6 Corridor of Mumbai Metro Rail Project of MMRDA.
Per the tender documents, the appointed manufacturer will be responsible for the production of these rails as per Indian Railway Specification T-12-2009, inspection & testing, loading, unloading, transportation & delivery to DMRC’s sites.
|Installment no. 1 – 2000 MT of 90 UTS, UIC 60, 13 m, Class “A” 880 Grade Rails, IRS-T-12-2009||Within 6 Months at Delhi/NCR Store of DMRC|
|Installment no. 2 – 1500 MT of 90 UTS, UIC 60, 13 m, Class “A” 880 Grade Rails, IRS-T-12-2009||Within 12 Months at Mumbai Store of DMRC|
As shared earlier, this is the first systems-related contract for Mumbai Metro’s Line-6. Until now, only the following civil contracts have been awarded (view all contracts) for this line.
|Package 01R1: IIT Powai – Vikhroli (4.771 km viaduct & 3 stations)||J Kumar Infraprojects Ltd.|
|Package 02R: Shyam Nagar – IIT Powai (4.329 km viaduct & 5 stations)||MBZ-EIIL JV|
|Package 03: Swami Samarth Nagar – Shyam Nagar (6.079 km viaduct & 5 stations)||J Kumar Infraprojects Ltd.|
With the ongoing battle over developing Mumbai’s depots, it remains to be seen if the contract will be awarded as-is or amended to take Line-6’s depot out of its scope.