RINA Awarded Bangalore Metro Sarjapur – Hebbal Line’s DPR Work

RINA Consulting SpA has been awarded a contract to create a Detailed Project Report (DPR) for Bangalore Metro’s new 37 km Hebbal – Sarjapur metro line by Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (BMRCL).

The news was announced by Naveen Kumar, RINA’s Head (Transportation & Infrastructure BU) for Engineering Consultancy, on LinkedIn.

BMRCL had invited tenders for this consultancy service in April 2022 with a 8 month completion deadline. This came just weeks after Karnataka’s Chief Minister announced the re-addition of the line to future plans, possibly in Phase 3, at an estimated cost of Rs. 15,000 crore.

Technical bids were opened in June to reveal 10 bidders. I don’t have bid values for all qualified bidders at this time. If someone does, then leave a comment below or shoot me a message via the Contact page. I’d like to add it in here for record keeping.

RFP: BMRCL/Phase-3/DPR (Sarjapura to Hebbala)/Consultancy/2022/88

Brief Scope: Preparation of Detailed Project Report (DPR) for Metro Rail Corridor of length 37 km connecting Sarjapura to Hebbala through Agara, Koramangala and Dairy Circle for Bangalore Metro Rail Project, Phase-3

Indicative route of Hebbal – Sarjapur line is shown in brown color – view Phase 3 information

This new line will cut through the city’s core and connect Carmeleram, Agara, Koramangala, Dairy Circle, Central College and Armane Nagar.

The DPR will provide a baseline of the line’s length, underground & elevated route composition, number of stations, their locations, depot, coach requirement, ridership projection, operational game plan, total cost etc.

With the contract awarded, we might see a glimpse of the DPR’s first draft, if BMRCL chooses to share, in Q1 2023 (January – April).

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7 Responses to "RINA Awarded Bangalore Metro Sarjapur – Hebbal Line’s DPR Work"

  1. Shashi says:

    Is this a good consulting firm? Hows their past record?

  2. shivaram says:

    Make the sarjapur-Hebbal line via koramanga-wilson garden-Town Hall-Mysore circle..

  3. Anonymous says:

    This line seems highly skeptical. It seems next to impossible to make this happen. I’ll only belive it after they provide a DPR and start the construction work !!

  4. Akshay says:

    Any updates on this ?


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