6 design & engineering firms have bid for the Detailed Design Consultant (DDC) contract of Mumbai Metro’s 20.75 km Line-12 (Orange Line) which will connect Kalyan – Dombivali – Taloja through 17 stations.
Line-12 by Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) will be built as a southern elevated extension of the partially under construction 24.95 km Line-5 (Thane – Bhiwandi – Kalyan) at an estimated cost of Rs 4,132 crore.
MMRDA had invited bids for this consultancy contract in December 2022 with a Rs. 11.28 crore estimate and an expected contract duration of 4 years. Technical bids were opened today.
Note: List below shows lead bidders only. Some may be in a JV with other firms.
- AYESA Ingenieria y Arquitectura, S.A.U
- Balaji Railroad Systems Pvt. Ltd.
- Egis Rail SA
- LKT Engineering Consultants Ltd.
- MM SpA
- RITES Ltd.
MMRDA’s Brief Scope: Engagement Of Detail Design Consultant DDC for Architectural and Building Services Including E And M Works And Civil Works For Depot, Stations, Staff Quarters, Occ and Auxiliary Structures for Metro Line 12 Kalyan-Taloja Of MMRDA
17 stations are planned to be built at Ganesh Nagar, Pisvali Gaon, Golavali, Dombivli MIDC, Sagaon, Sonarpada, Manpada, Hedutane, Kolegaon, Nilaje Gaon, Vadavali, Bale, Waklan, Turbhe, Pisarve Depot, Pisarve, Taloja.
The bids have now been sent for technical evaluation which can take a couple months to complete. When that is complete, the financial bids of the technically qualified bidders will be opened to reveal who’s the lowest bidder and most likely design consultant.
Pre-construction activities have picked up for this line. Back in December 2022, SYSTRA MVA Consulting – DB Engineering & Consulting JV was awarded Line-10 and Line-12’s General Consultant contract.
And then earlier this month, MMRDA invited bids for the line’s civil construction through 2 packages: CA-195 (Kalyan – Kolegaon) and CA-186 (Kolegaon – Taloja). The current submission deadline for both is April 12.
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