CMRL cancelled six tenders for the Phase-2 corridor

Chennai Metro Rail Ltd. has cancelled six tenders engaged in the 118.9Km Chennai Metro Phase-2 Project due to failed negotiations

CMRL invites fresh tenders for its Phase-two project
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Chennai, India (Metro Rail News): Chennai Metro Rail Ltd. has cancelled six tenders engaged in the 118.9 Km Chennai Metro Phase-2 Project due to failed negotiations. As a result, the tenders failed to settle the final contract values and scope.

Even the lowest bid offered for these JICA funded projects are significantly higher than CMRL’s estimate, which is why tenders got cancelled. However, Chennai Metro Rail Ltd. is likely to re-invite the bids again. Among six tenders, five are on Line 3 (Madhavaram -SIPCOT 2), while one is on Line-5 (Madhavaram-Sholinganallur).

Brief Scope of the Work: Construction of the underground metro stations and they are: Srinivasa Nagar, Kolathur and Villivakam Sub-urban station, earth mat, ventilation shafts, plumbing, architectural finishes which also include signages etc. It also includes twin bored tunnels from the Kolathur retrieval shaft to Nathamuni Shaft and ramps with U section in corridor 5 of the CMRL Phase-2 project.

The five packages on Line -3 follow, and they work for 29 stations.

  1. Package UG-01(Madhavaram to Perambur)- Tata Projects was the lowest bidder
  2. Package UG-02 (Ayanavarm to Kellys)- DRA Infracon was the lowest bidder
  3. Package UG-03 (KMC to Royapettah) – L&T was the lowest bidder
  4. Package UG-04 (Radhakrishnan to Adyar Junction)- L&T was the lowest bidder
  5. Package UG-05(Adyar Depot to Taramani Link Road Ramp-L&T was the lowest bidder
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