CHENNAI (Metro Rail News): Chennai Metro Rail Ltd. (CMRL) recently published a notice inviting tenders to build 29 underground stations of Chennai’s new 45.81 km Line-3 which will connect Madhavaram and SIPCOT in the 118.9 km Chennai Metro Phase 2 project.
These 29 stations of the line’s 26.7 km underground section between Madhavaram Milk Colony and Taramani Road Junction will be built through 5 civil packages, UG-01 to UG-05, and financed by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
The brief scope of each package indicates the contractor(s) will be responsible for the entire civil works at 21 stations and partial civil works at 8 stations.
Those 8 stations’ remaining partial works and approximately 21 km long twin tunnels (total 42 km) connecting all 29 stations will be built as part of Packages TU-01 and TU-02, and for that CMRL received 8 bids (2 each) from Gulermak, Larsen & Toubro (L&T), STEC-WH JV and Tata Projects (TPL).
The Scope of the works under this package includes Construction of five underground stations at Thapalpetti, Moolakadai, Sembiyam, Perambur Market and Perambur Metro and Crossover at Sembiyam and works other than diaphragm wall of two underground stations at Madhavaram Milk Colony and Murari.
The Scope of the work includes Construction of four (04) underground stations at Otteri, Pattalam, Perambur Barracks Road and Kellys and works other than diaphragm wall of two underground stations at Ayanavaram & Puraisaiwakkam High Road cum Crossover Box. This package will consist of Civil work at 4 stations and partial works at 2 stations.