MUMBAI (Metro Rail News): Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) opened technical bids for the General Consultant (GC) contract to support civil work of Mumbai Metro‘s 9.20 km Line-10 (Gaimukh – Shivaji Chowk in Mira Road) and 20.7 km Line-12 (Kalyan – Taloja). According to sources, 5 bidders have submitted bids for the work.
The role of the General Consultant includes design, review, assistance in procurement, construction supervision (including monitoring of statutory obligations), project management services, contract administration and interface management including assistance in testing and commissioning of both lines.
MMRDA had invited bids in July and expects the GC to be onboard for 48 months. The selection is planned to be made on the Quality cum Cost Basis System (QCBS) method with the winner scoring the highest points in the Technical and Financial evaluation.
Mumbai Metro’s Line-10 will be built as a western extension of the 35.2 km Line-4/4A (Green Line) with 4 stations at Gaimukh Reti Bundar, Varsova Char Phata, Kashimira and Shivaji Chowk. Line-12 will be a 20.75 km southern extension of the 24.95 km Line-5 (Orange Line) with 17 stations at Ganesh Nagar, Pisvali Gaon, Golavali, Dombivli MIDC, Sagaon, Sonarpada, Manpada, Hedutane, Kolegaon, Nilaje Gaon, Vadavali, Bale, Waklan, Turbhe, Pisarve Depot, Pisarve, Taloja.