LUCKNOW (Metro Rail News): Sam India Builtwell Pvt. Ltd. has emerged as the lowest bidder to construct the 4 km Taj East Gate Station – Taj Mahal Ramp (Package AGCC-01) section of Agra Metro’s 14.25 km Line-1 according to officials of Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC).
This first elevated package of the 29.40 km Agra Metro Phase 1 project will consist of 3 stations at Taj East Gate, Basai and Fatehabad Road in eastern Agra. West of the ramp, the line will run underground until Shastri Nagar on GT Road, with an interchange facility at Agra College for allowing passengers to switch to the 15.40 km Line-2 (Agra Cantt. – Kalindi Vihar).
UPMRC had invited tenders for this section’s construction in August 2020. The estimated cost of the work was kept at Rs. 290 crores with a deadline of 26 months. The technical bids were opened on October 5.
Bid Values :
Sam (India) Builtwell Pvt. Ltd. – Rs. 272.90 Crores
URC Construction Pvt. Ltd. – Rs. 301.34 Crores
Afcons Infrastructure Ltd. – Rs. 355.08 Crores
Scope of the work includes the construction of elevated viaduct and 3 nos. elevated metro stations (i.e. Taj East Gate, Basai & Fatehabad Road) including civil, architectural finished, water supply, fire fighting, fire detection, E&M works and PEB structures on Priority Corridor-1 of Agra Metro project of UPMRC.