5 Bidders for Mumbai Metro Line-9’s Track-Work Contract CA-167

Five firms have submitted bids to supply and install ballastless tracks on Mumbai Metro’s 11.38 km Line-9 which will connect Dahisar East and Mira Bhayandar through 8 stations.

Standard gauge tracks from this contract (Package CA-167) will be installed at the northern leg of the city’s new 31.05 km Red Line which will eventually connect Mira Bhayandar – Dahisar East – Andheri East – CSIA Terminal 2 through 23 stations.

This elevated section is under construction by J Kumar Infraprojects (JKIL) via civil Package CA-48 since March 2020. The first U-girder to form Line-9’s viaduct was launched in April 2021.

Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) had invited bids for the track-work contract in April 2023 with a Rs. 88.28 crore estimate and 1.5 year installation deadline. Technical bids were opened today.


  • Apurvakriti Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd.
  • ITD Cementation India Ltd.
  • Paras Railtech Pvt. Ltd.
  • Rahee Infratech Ltd.
  • Texmaco Rail and Engineering Ltd.

Brief Scope: Design construction manufacturing supply installation testing and commissioning of ballastless trackwork in mainline from Dahisar East Station to Bhayandar including third track side track and dead end at Dahisar

Line-9’s route map with the indicative location of stations between Dahisar E – Subhash Chandra Bose Ground – view Mumbai map & info

The bids have now been sent for technical evaluation which can take a couple months to complete. When that is done, the financial bids of the technically qualified bidders will be opened to reveal who’s the lowest bidder and most likely track-work contractor.

Back in March and April, the same 5 firms had bid for Green Line / Line-4’s track-work (Package CA-161) and for Orange Line / Line-5A’s track-work (Package CA-166).

Due to space limitations at Charkop Depot, which is shared with Yellow Line, the Red Line currently operates with a less than desirable frequency and headways of 7.5 to 10 minutes between successive trains. For the entire Red Line to succeed, a new depot is required and a tender for its civil construction in Mira Bhayandar – Uttan area is still pending due to land acquisition difficulties.

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4 Responses to "5 Bidders for Mumbai Metro Line-9’s Track-Work Contract CA-167"

  1. Gomes Clevin Clement says:

    I thought Uttan area is a got land so there won’t be any difficulties. I hope that Construction of Uttan Depot will start by Early 2024

  2. Aryan says:

    Any update on L5B Bhiwandi to Kalyan Consultant?

  3. Aryan says:

    What’s the status Contract CA-183? Did MMRDA award it? If yes than how much time it will take for Environmental/Forest clearance?


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