LUCKNOW (Metro Rail News): Canadian multinational firm Bombardier Transportation emerged as the lowest bidder (L1) for providing 201 coaches (rolling stock) and signalling & train-control system for Phase 1 of Kanpur and Agra Metro Rail project.
Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC) on Monday opened the price bid of all three bidders who are technically qualified after the opening of technical on February 18, 2020.
Currently UPMRCL’s estimate is unknown.
As per result of financial bids shared, the position of each participant bidder is as under:
|Bombardier Transportation India Pvt. Ltd. – Bombardier Transportation GmBH||L1|
|BEML Limited – Hitachi STS||L2|
|Alstom Transport India Ltd. – Alstom Transport S.A.||L3|
Although the price bid of chines firm CRRC was not opened as it was not found technically qualified bid was rejected, so their financial bid was not opened. Bid values quoted by each firm yer to disclose so it will be added soon when available.
Bombardier Transportation will start production coaches at its Rolling Stock facility located at Vadodara, Gujarat, India once the letter of acceptance (LoA) received from UPMRC. Total of 67 metro trains (with three coaches) will be supplied to Kanpur and Agra Metro projects under this contract.
Tender (Contract KNPAGRS-01) for design, manufacture, supply, testing, commissioning and training of 201 nos. Standard gauge cars, including Train Control & Signalling System for Agra and Kanpur Metro Rail Project, was invited on 5 December 2019 and technical bids were opened on 18 February 2020.
Earlier to this, the Bombardier had been awarded the Rolling Stock contract worth Rs 2,577 crore to supply 30 regional commuter trainsets of six cars each and 10 intracity mass transit trainsets of three cars each, together with 15 years of rolling stock maintenance for NCRTC’s Delhi-Meerut RRTS corridor.
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