5 Bidders for Patna Metro Depot’s Ballasted Tracks

Five firms have submitted bids for the standard gauge ballasted track-work contract of Patna Metro’s New ISBT Depot after Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) opened technical bids this afternoon.

This track-work package PT-08 along with package PT-07 for 1200 MT 90 UTS, UIC 60, 13 m Class A 880 grade rails are dedicated towards the integrated New ISBT Depot which’ll be used to stable and maintain trains on both lines of the 30.91 km Phase 1 project. Its construction contract was awarded to Quality Buildcon in December.

DMRC invited bids for PT-08 in mid-January 2021 with an estimate of Rs. 17.97 crore and completion deadline of 24 months.


  • Apurvakriti Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd.
  • KEC International Ltd.
  • S.C. Agarwal
  • Railtech Infraventure Pvt. Ltd.
  • Shivakriti International Ltd.

Contract: PT-08

Brief Scope: Supply, Installation, Testing & commissioning of standard gauge track work (Ballasted, Embedded and Column lines) at New ISBT Depot for Patna Metro Rail Project for PMRCL

Route map of Patna Metro’s Line-2 between Malahi Pakri – New ISBT with the indicative location of enroute stations – view Patna Metro info & full map
Architectural drawing of Patna Metro’s New ISBT Depot (view large)

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 for this package.

Bids for PT-07 are currently planned to be opened on March 24. Stay tuned…

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2 Responses to "5 Bidders for Patna Metro Depot’s Ballasted Tracks"

  1. Samarth says:

    What is the current status of patna metro?


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