CHENNAI (Metro Rail News): Chennai Metro Rail Ltd (CMRL) opened technical bids on Thursday after which 6 firms have submitted bids to prepare a Feasibility Study Report for introducing a mass rapid transit system (MRTS) in Salem, Tiruchirappalli & Tirunelveli.
CMRL invited bids for this new contract- ‘2021- DFR for Tier II Cities’ in February 2022 with a deadline of 122 days.
The 6 bidders are as follows:
- Aarvee Associates Architects Engineers and Consultants Private Ltd.
- Balaji Railroad Systems Private Ltd. (BARSYL)
- L&T Infrastructure Engineering Ltd.
- Rina Consulting SpA
- RITES Ltd.
- Urban Mass Transit Company Ltd. (UMTC)
The scope of this contract includes Selection of Consultant for Preparation of Feasibility Study Report for Introducing a Mass Rapid Transit System in Tiruchirappalli, Tirunelveli, Salem City.
All the bids have been sent for technical evaluation which can take a couple of months to complete. After the completion, the financial bids of the technically qualified bidders will be opened to reveal the lowest bidder and most likely the consultant.