December 12, 2022 Update: CMRL has issued a LOA to Larsen & Toubro for Line-3’s track work with a contract value of Rs. 299.46 crore.
November 17, 2022 Update: CMRL has issued a LOA to KEC-VNC JV for Line-5’s track work with a contract value of Rs. 199.99 crore.
August 22, 2022 Original Post: Larsen & Toubro and KEC International – Vijay Nirman Company JV on Saturday were declared as the lowest bidders for 2 ballastless track work contracts of the 118.9 km Chennai Metro Phase 2 project.
Larsen & Toubro won 45.813 km Line-3’s contract with a scope between Madhavaram Milk Colony and Sholinganallur Station. This section is mostly underground and under construction by Tata Projects & Larsen Toubro.
KEC – VNC JV won 47 km Line-5’s contract with a scope between Madhavaram Milk Colony – CMBT Station and inside Madhavaram Depot.
I don’t have bid values for either contract. 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.
- Tender: PHASE-II/CORR-3/CP18A-ATW-09/2022
- Estimate: Rs. 267 crore
- Deadline: 1290 day deadline + 730 day (DLP)
- Bidders: Larsen & Toubro Ltd. (L&T), Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd. (RVNL), and Texmaco Rail and Engineering Ltd.
Brief Scope: Name of work: Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of Ballastless track of Standard Gauge Including All Associated Works in Underground and Elevated Section from Madhavaram Milk Colony to Sholinganallur of Corridor 3’
- Tender: Phase-II/C-5-CP18B-ATW-12/2022
- Estimate: Rs. 194 crore
- Deadline: 1006 days + 730 day (DLP)
- Bidders: KEC International – Vijay Nirman Company JV, Larsen & Toubro Ltd. (L&T), Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd. (RVNL), and Texmaco Rail and Engineering Ltd.
Brief Scope: Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of Ballastless Track of Standard Gauge including all associated works in Underground, Elevated and Madhavaram Depot of Chennai Metro Rail Project – Phase II Between CMBT to Madhavaram Milk Colony of Corridor 5
Financial bid values remain unknown, so I can’t provide an assessment on the likelihood of contracts getting awarded.
If awarded, this will be L&T’s second track-work contract in Phase 2. Back in July, they were awarded a Rs. 339.63 crore contract to supply tracks for the Line-3’s elevated Sholinganallur – SIPCOT section and Line-5’s elevated CMBT and ELCOT section.
A list of all Phase 2 civil & system packages and their status can be viewed here.
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