CHENNAI, INDIA (Metro Rail News): Hindustan Construction Company (HCC), in consortium with KEC International Ltd, has bagged a ₹1,309 crore contract from Chennai Metro Rail Limited for the construction of an 11.61-km elevated viaduct section and eleven elevated stations on Corridor 5 of phase II of the Chennai Metro. It is the second HCC-KEC Consortium order for the Chennai Metro. This work will be completed in 36 months (3 years).
The scope of the work of this contract involves civil, architectural works, signages, plumbing and drainage and other temporary services. The eleven elevated stations include Madipakkam, Kilkattalai, Echangadu, Kovilambakkam, Vellakkal, Medavakkam Junction Road, Kamaraj Garden Street, Medavakkam Junction, Perumbakkam, Global Hospital and Elcot. The project is to be completed in 36 months.
HCC owns several shares worth Rs. 668 crore in a joint venture with KEC International. HCC is part of the HCC Group, with a profit of Rs. 9,437 crore. The HCC team includes HCC, HCC Infrastructure Limited and Steiner AG in Switzerland.
Eleven high-rise stations include Madipakkam, Killkattalai, Echangadu, Kamaraj Garden Street, Elcot, Global Hospital, Perumbakkum, Vellakkal, Medavakkam Koot Road, Kovilambakkam and Medavakkam Junction.
According to the given reports, the project’s scope includes community works, plumbing and drainage services, architectural and signage works, and temporary services. In addition, HCC makes part of Mumbai Metro Line III, one Delhi Metro package, one Bangalore Metro Rail Project package, two Pune Metro contracts and one Chennai Metro package.