CHENNAI, INDIA (Metro Rail News): IRCON International emerged as the lowest contender to supply and install standard gauge tracks for Chennai Metro’s 26.09 km Line-4, connecting Light House – Poonamallee Bypass through 30 stations.
The scope of this project includes track installation work at the 16 km under construction elevated section (Poonamallee Bypass – Powerhouse Ramp), 10 km underground section where ITD Cementation is the lowest bidder, and inside Poonamallee Depot, which was awarded for construction to Altis – VCL JV in October 2021.
Chennai Metro Rail Ltd (CMRL) invited tenders for this systems contract in May 2021 with a 1610-day (4.4 years) completion deadline and an unknown estimate. Technical bids were opened in October to reveal four bidders.
Let’s have a look at Financial Bids Value
|Contenders||Amount (Rs. Crore)|
|Texmaco – KEC JV||402|
|Larsen & Toubro (L&T)||404|
|Alstom Transport India||470|
Project’s Scope: Supply, installation, testing and commissioning standard gauge trackwork, including all associated works in Underground and Elevated sections between Light House Station and Poonamalle Bypass Station and Poonamalle Depot in Corridor-4 of Chennai Metro Rail Project- Phase-2.