L&T & J Kumar Awarded Delhi Metro Silver Line’s Tunneling Contracts

Larsen & Toubro and J Kumar Infraprojects on Wednesday were awarded 2 underground tunneling contracts (DC-09 & DC-08) of the 65.1 km Delhi Metro Phase 4 project‘s 23.622 km Silver Line.

Both firms had submitted the lowest revised bids in mid-February after the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) internally re-invited price bids from the technically qualified bidders of the original round.

Both packages come with a 42 month deadline and are being financed by JICA through a Rs. 8,390 crore ODA loan.

Package DC-08

This 6.116 km Aerocity – Kishangarh section is on the western-end of the 23.622 km Silver Line and comprises of 4 stations at Aerocity, Mahipalpur, Vasant Kunj and Kishangarh.

  • DMRC’s Estimate: Rs. 1349 crore
  • Awarded to: J Kumar Infraprojects (JKIL)
  • Final Contract Value: Rs. 1611.74 crore (INR 1426,99,50,000 + USD 2,45,00,000)

Brief Scope: Design and Construction of Twin Tunnel (Up & Down Line) by Shield TBM, Cut and Cover Tunnel box and four Underground stations namely Aerocity, Mahipalpur, Vasant Kunj and Kishangarh with Entry/Exits & Connecting subways from chainage (-) 760 mt. to 5356.285 mt. of Aerocity to Tughlakabad Corridor of Phase-IV of Delhi MRTS.

Indicative alignment of Delhi Metro Silver Line’s Package DC-08 – view Phase 4 route map & info

DC-08’s design details such as crossover locations, TBM launching shafts and Aerocity Station’s design, in relation to the upcoming Delhi – Alwar RRTS Line, can be viewed here.

Package DC-09

This 6.51 km section, with twin-tunnels smack-dab in the middle of the Silver Line will connect Kishangarh Station’s east-end (chainage 5356.285) with a ramp (chainage 11867.000) west of Saket G Block Station through 4 stations at Chhattarpur (interchange with Yellow Line), Chhattarpur Mandir, IGNOU and Neb Sarai.

  • DMRC’s Estimate: Rs. 1428 crore
  • Awarded to: Larsen & Toubro (L&T)
  • Final Contract Value: Rs. 1737 crore (INR 1533,50,10,000 + USD 2,70,00,000)

Brief Scope: Design and Construction of Twin Tunnel (Up & Down Line) by Shield TBM, Cut and Cover Tunnel box, Underground Ramp and four Underground stations namely Chhattarpur, Chhattarpur Mandir, IGNOU and Neb Sarai with Entry/Exits & Connecting subways from chainage 5356.285 mtr. to 11867.000 mtr. of Aerocity to Tughlakabad Corridor of Phase-IV of Delhi MRTS.

Alignment of Delhi Metro Silver Line’s Package DC-09 – view Phase 4 route map with all stations’ exact locations marked

DC-09’s design details such as crossover and ramp locations can be viewed here.

With this exciting development, all 4 JICA-funded underground packages of Phase 4 have now been awarded! Basic ground work on DC-07 by Afcons started recently, and I see work on the rest starting latest by May.

Civil PackageStatus
Package DC-05: Derawal Nagar to RK Ashram, 7.46 km underground section with 6 stationsAwarded to Afcons Infra
Package DC-08: Aerocity to Kishangarh, 6.11 km underground section with 4 stationsAwarded to J Kumar
Package DC-09: Kishangarh to Saket G-Block, 6.88 km underground section with 4 stationsAwarded to L&T
Package DC-07: Sangam Vihar to Tughlakabad, 6.477 km underground section with 3 stationsAwarded to Afcons Infra

See a list of all Delhi Metro Phase 4 packages and their status here.

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– TMRG

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12 Responses to "L&T & J Kumar Awarded Delhi Metro Silver Line’s Tunneling Contracts"

  1. Nishant Patel says:

    What’s update on Mumbai Metro line 3 last 2 Tunneling ? How much it has progress ? And much meters to go before breakthrough ?

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  2. Kumar says:

    Great. When can the ground work be expected to start?

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  3. Ratnesh Kumar says:

    What about Agra and Kanpur ? When to get LOA?

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  4. Danish says:

    Im Civil Contractor Please mail me for this work

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  5. Danish says:

    Great.when can the ground work be expected to start civil work

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  6. Abhijeet says:

    Hi, I just wanted to ask if you will be covering the tendering process of the Vande Bharat trains as they are also in the Semi-HSR category.

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  7. Rajesh Kumar says:

    Any job requirements for je please contact me

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  8. Tejas says:

    Earlier in 2021 these 2 packages were awarded to Tata Projetc – DC-08 and AFCONS DC-09 correct???

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    • TMRG says:

      Weren’t awarded. They were declared the lowest bidders, but their bids were way above DMRC’s estimates so fresh bids were invited.

      Reply

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