NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has now invited bids in two parts to supply and commission a total of 288 metro rail coaches for the Central Government approved three lines under Phase-4.
These lines are Magenta Line (Line -8 Extension) from Janakpuri West – R.K. Ashram (28.92 km) with 25 stations, Silver Line (Line-10) fromAerocity – Tughlakabad (23.6 km) with 15 stations and Pink Line (Line-7 Extension) fromMukundpur – Maujpur (12.58 km) with 8 stations.
The bids are invited in two parts –
Part A – Design, Manufacture, Supply, Testing, Commissioning, Training of 234 Nos. Standard Gauge Cars for Extended Sections of Line 7 & 8.
Part B – Design, Manufacture, Supply, Testing, Commissioning, Training of 54 Nos. of Standard Gauge Cars Including Comprehensive Maintenance up to Fifteen Years for These 54 Nos. Standard Gauge Cars for Aerocity – Tughlakabad Corridor.
Contract Number – RS17
Period of Completion – 236 Weeks (excluding Comprehensive Maintenance)
Bid Submission Start Date – 08-Sep-2021 09:00 AM
Bid Submission End Date – 15-Sep-2021 03:00 PM
Bid Opening Date – 16-Sep-2021 03:05 PM
For the corridors mentioned, the Rolling Stock requirements are mentioned below –
Line 8 – Janakpuri West to R.K. Ashram – Total 24 rakes with 6 cars in each rake with total 144 cars.
Line 7 – Mukundpur to Maujpur – Total 15 rakes with 6 cars in each rake with total 90 cars.
Line 10 – Aerocity to Tughlakabad – Total 9 rakes with 6 cars in each rake with total 54 cars.
Total – 288 Cars
Phase-4 of Delhi Metro is funded as loan by JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) and part of this financing will be used for payments under the contract named above except for the Maintenance under Part-B, which will be funded by DMRC’s own funds.
For more details and information on scope of work, interested applicants can download tender documents from e-tendering website – https://epocure.gov.in/eprocure/app.
Phase-4 is expected to become fully operational by 2024. With the completion of this phase, Delhi Metro will become the world’s 4th longest metro rail system by the route.