Bids Invited for Bangalore Metro Pink Line’s Pending Work
Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (BMRCL) today invited tenders for completing the balance / pending work on the 21.386 km Pink Line’s 7.501 km elevated section between Dairy Circle Ramp and Kalena Agrahara.
This section’s Rs. 578.70 crore contract under the 73.92 km Phase 2 project was originally awarded to Simplex Infrastructures in September 2017 with a 27 month deadline. The contract was finally terminated in February 2021 for poor progress on key performance indicators over a period of at least 15 months.
Tender: BMRCL/Phase-2/Reach -6/Elevated/Via&Stn/RC/2021/75
Brief Scope: Construction of Elevated Structures (Viaduct & Stations) of length 7.50 Km (approx.) from Gottigere to Swagath Road Cross (Chainage 00.00m to 7501.818m) including Kothanur Depot entry line, road widening & allied works and 5 numbers of metro stations viz. Gottigere, Hulimavi, IIMB, JP Nagar 4th Phase, Swagath Road Cross in Reach-6 line of Bangalore Metro Rail Project, Phase-2 (Balance Works)
- Estimate: Rs. 339.21 crore
- Deadline: 21 months
- Bid Submission End Date: May 6, 2021 at 03:00 PM
- Technical Bid Opening Date: May 6, 2021 at 03:30 PM
This section’s five stations are located at Kalena Agrahara (formerly Gottigere), Hulimavu, IIM-B, JP Nagar 4th Phase, and Tavarekere (formerly Swagath Road).
BMRCL’s March newsletter indicates that 37% civil work had been completed so far, so there’s ways to go for this line to become operational which I estimate would happen in 2024. Things may further get delayed as bidding for its systems (rolling stock, signaling system etc.) has still not started.
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I hope ITD gets it
Map station points not shown correctly….
Maps are indicative, but this one is close to accurate. Which stations are incorrect?
JP Nagar 4th Phase Station is the only one where I don’t know the exact location. See google-based map here: https://themetrorailguy.com/bangalore-metro-phase-2-information-map/
Yes, the JP nagar 4th Phase Station actually starts at the junction of 9th cross road with Bannerghatta road (opposite sony center), so the location in your map is a bit off for this station TMRG. The location can be seen using satellite maps too 🙂
Thanks! Have adjusted it on the google-based map.
At least some progress is being made after Simplex screwed things up. Hope the rolling stock tender is not awarded to CRRC this time, whenever it comes out.
Wow,That’s good, now i m waiting to reveal technical bids of Mogarpada Depot, which will be open today. Hope MMRDA don’t postpone the deadline now.
Line 2b’s LoA has been awarded by MMRDA ?
Yes, MMRDA have finally awarded contract to J Kumar to construct remaining work of Yellow Line Phase 2 (Line2B) between DN Nagar to IL&FS BKC. Well its not yet clear whether they awarded the IL&FS to Chembur section of Line 2B to NCC or not as their bids on that section is 26% higher than estimate.
signed copy of LOA to J kumar has not been awarded yet. Therefor HR of Jkumar is still saying ” waiting for LOA” . is it true……?
Last week, they moved Mogharpada’s opening to May 24
What about bid status of orr line – air port.
For ORR Metro, Afcons and Shankarnarayana were the lowest bidders to construct the viaduct. Airport line technical bids will reveal on nxt Month
But still LOA is not issued, probably by end of the month.
Yes, the ORR-Airport line just passed Central Govt. Public Investment Board (PIB) now they just need one final approval and BOOM. Construction will start.
Thanks For Update
Hey. Just wanted to point out that is the red line. The pink line extends from Mysore Road to Byapanahalli. Completely different line there
Namma metro Red line was renamed as Pink Line
Waiting like anything Hope so
Why the line has not been provided upto gottigere instead of kalena agrahraha. Gotiigere is the main junction connecting anjanapura, jp nagar 8th phase., electronics city and begur. If it is extended upto gottigere it will be benefit for all to miimise their travel time.
It’s really inefficient people who are in planning dept. Similar thing happened in Kanakapura road as well. Instead of konanakunte cross they stopped in Yelachenahally. Now it’s our fate to wait for 10 more years to to reach Gottigere.
There is lot of Land issues near NICE Road Junction of Bannerghatta road. Even NICE had to realign its road and construct on Lake Bed due to this.
Some “T John Institute” it seems commands lot of Power!!!
Any idea why gottigere station is at Kalena Agrahara.
I believe the last station was always planned to be located where it currently it.
Studies, feasibility reports and DPR mistakenly referred it to as Gottigere which they’ve only in the past ~1.5 years formally corrected.
When will they announce who got the bidding? Hopping for ITD
Current technical bid opening date is June 21. If they stick to it, then expect financial bids to be opened ~3 months from then to reveal the winner.