MUMBAI (Metro Rail News): Aecom India recently won the General Consultant service contract for civil works of Mumbai Metro’s upcoming 9.20 km Line-10 (Gaimukh – Shivaji Chowk in Mira Road) and 20.7 km Line-12 (Kalyan – Taloja) which is being seen as a new development in this field.
The firm got the highest score and emerged as the lowest bidder among the other four consultancy firms after the financial bid results were revealed.
Financial Bid Results
Aecom India: 78.830
AYESA – Korea Rail Network Authority JV: 73.692
SYSTRA MVA: 71.433
SMEC Holdings Limited: 70.793
DB International: 67.328
The selection was made on the Quality-cum-Cost Basis System (QCBS) method in which the winner’s selection is made through a combination of points scored in technical and financial evaluation by the tender committee according to an official.
Line-12 will be a 20.75 km extension of the 24.95 km Line-5 (Thane-Bhiwandi-Kalyan) with 17 stations at Ganesh Nagar, Pisvali Gaon, Golavali, Dombivli MIDC, Sagaon, Sonarpada, Manpada, Hedutane, Kolegaon, Nilaje Gaon, Vadavali, Bale, Waklan, Turbhe, Pisarve Depot, Pisarve and Taloja.
Line-10 will be a 9.2 km extension of the 35.2 km Line-4/4A (Wadala-Kasarwadavali-Gaimukh) with 4 stations at Gaimukh Reti Bundar, Varsova Char Phata, Kashimira and Shivaji Chowk. The line will also form an interchange with Line-9 at Pandurang Wadi, where possibly a fifth station could come up for providing easy transfers.