Delhi Metro Silver Line: 3 Bidders for Sarita Vihar Depot’s Track Work

December 27, 2023 Update: DMRC has awarded DT16’s contract to Pee Pee Mandal Projects valued at Rs. 10.54 crore.

November 20, 2023 Original Post: Three firms – SC Agarwal, Pee Pee Mandal Projects and Texmaco Rail and Engineering – in October submitted bids to install track-work at Delhi Metro Violet Line (Line-6)’s existing Sarita Vihar Depot for augmenting additional maintenance facilities.

This contract (Package DT-16) of Delhi Metro’s Phase 4 project is part of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC)’s strategic plan to repurpose Sarita Vihar Depot for stabling and maintaining thirteen 6-coach Alstom trains of the upcoming 23.6 km Silver Line which will connect Aerocity – Tughlakabad via 16 stations.

DMRC had invited bids for this small value track-work contract in September 2023 with a Rs. 9.44 crore estimate and 540 (1.47 year) deadline.

Brief Scope: Supply, Installation, Testing and commissioning of Ballastless/Ballasted Track in Sarita Vihar depot for Augmentation of Additional Maintenance Facilities for Standard Gauge Corridor of Delhi MRTS Project of Phase-IV.

Violet Line’s Sarita Vihar Depot shot in 2015 – Photo Copyright: K Asif / Daily Mail
New layout of the Sarita Vihar Depot prepared in 2020 (view large)

All 3 bids are currently undergoing 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 contractor.

Here’s a list of DMRC’s team of contractors and consultants for Sarita Vihar and Ajronda Depot’s augmentation:

Package & ScopeContractor/Status
DDC for both depotsKirti Structural Consultants
DC-26: Sarita Vihar Depot’s Civil Remodel + Ramp to DC-07’s tunnelsYFC Projects
DC-25: Ajronda Depot’s Civil RemodelGhaziabad Mechfab
DT-11: Track-work within both depotsParas Railtech
DT-16: Track-work at Sarita Vihar Depot3 bids received (this post!)
DE-02: Electrification of both depotsSalasar Techno Engineering Pvt. Ltd.
DE-12: Electrical & Mechanical works at both depotsSudhir Power Projects

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