Coimbatore Metro Project gets going with tenders for carrying out topographical survey


COIMBATORE (Metro Rail News): Indian Railways subsidiary RITES Ltd. has recently invited tenders in two packages for carrying topographical survey for feasibility and Detailed Project Report (DPR) for Mass Rapid Transit System in Coimbatore. This tender is for Package-2 which includes Corridor – C-2 & C-4.

Name of Work – Topographical survey using DGPS, Total Station, Auto Level and preparation of drawings using mapping software & Utilities Collection for Feasibility and Detailed Project Report for Mass Rapid Transit System in Coimbatore.

Important Details


Estimated Cost of Work – INR 29.23 Lakhs

Completion Period of Work – 90 Days

Document Download / Sale Start Date – 26-Jul-2021

Document Download / Sale End Date – 03-Aug-2021

Bid Submission Start Date – 26-Jul-2021

Bid Submission End Date – 03-Aug-2021

Bid Opening Date – 04-Aug-2021

As per tender notice, the detailed topographical survey will be done to represent all the visible details of ground using DGPS and Total Station and Auto level along the corridor. The work will involve carrying out a detailed Topographic Survey along alignment (not less than 100m wide or up to built up lines whichever is more). Buildings falling in 100m wide corridors shall be closed.

The elements must be surveyed including documentation of geo coded X, Y, and Z coordinates in a GIS platform.

For detailed scope of work, tender documents can be downloaded from the website –

Coimbatore Metro project comprises construction of five corridors for total length of 144 km. These corridors are –

Line-1 from Kaniyur to Ukkadam Bus Terminus of length 26 km
Line-2 from Bilichi to Ukkadam Bus Terminus of length 24 km
Line-3 from Karanampettai to Thannerpandal of length 42 km
Line-4 from Ganeshapuram to Karunya Nagar of length 44 km

Line-5 from Ukkadam Bus Terminus to Coimbatore Integrated Bus Terminus of length 8 km

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