CHENNAI (Metro Rail News): Three bidders have come forward for the Chennai Metro’s Line-3’s Package CP18A-ATW-09 which is the supply and installation of standard gauge tracks work. Chennai Metro Rail Ltd (CMRL) had opened technical bids for this package on Tuesday, 21st June.
This new corridor under the CMRL’s phase-2 is a 45.813 km stretch which will primarily be underground and it will connect Madhavaram – SIPCOT passing through 49 stations.
The 3 bidders who have come forward are Larsen & Toubro Ltd. (L&T), Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd. (RVNL) and Texmaco Rail and Engineering Ltd.
The scope of this tender includes 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’.
This contract is being financed by JICA and CMRL had invited tenders for this contract in January 2022 with a Rs. 267 crore estimate and 1290 day deadline and also a 730 day (DLP).