AHMEDABAD (Metro Rail News): 10 companies have come forward with their bids for constructing the last section of Phase-2 of Ahmedabad Metro which will be built at an estimated cost of Rs 600 crore.
This final section of Phase-2 is a 7.5 km stretch and will help extend the North-South Corridor of Ahmedabad Metro from Narendra Modi Stadium at Motera to Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar city. It will have seven stations and will connect Sachivalaya, Akhardharm, Old Sachivalaya between Sector 1 and Mahtma Mandir.
Afcons Infrastructure, Ranjit Buildcon, Dilip Buildcon, GR Infraprojects, JMC Projects, URC Constructions, the joint ventures of M/s YFC Projects Pvt Ltd and Montecarlo Ltd, M/s Kalthia Engineering and Construction and Ashoka Buildcon Ltd, M/s RVNL and Dinesh Chandra R Agarwal and a consortium of M/s KEC and CVCC are the bidders for the project.
Phase-2 of Ahmedabad Metro which is already under construction is 22.8 km long. The section between Narendra Modi stadium and GNLU metro station and from GNLU to GIFT City is being constructed by Afcons Infrastructure whereas the section between GNLU and Gandhinagar Sector-1 has been awarded to Ranjit Buildcon.
GMRC is currently conducting test runs on both the North South corridor — that stretches from Vasna APMC to Narendra Modi stadium in Motera — and on East-West Corridor from Apparel Park to Thaltej.