NEW DELHI, INDIA (Metro Rail News): On Monday, IRCON International – Dinesh chandra R. Agrawal Infracon JV emerged as the lowest contender to construct the 18.134 KMs Package C-7 of the 508.17 KMs MAHSR Bullet Train after the National National High-Speed Rail Corporation Ltd. (NHSRCL) opened financial bids.
Package C-7 from chainage 489.467 to 507.600 is the third-longest package within Gujarat and lies entirely within the Ahmedabad metropolitan region with two elevated stations at Ahmedabad and Sabarmati.
NHSRCL had invited bids for its construction in October 2020 with a completion deadline of 1643 days and an unknown estimate. Technical bids were opened in March to reveal six bidders.
During the technical evaluation, bids from GR Infraprojects – Sadbhav Engineering JV and NCC – Tata Projects – J Kumar JV were rejected as they failed to meet the tender requirements.
Bidders & Bid Values:
IRCON – Dinesh chandra JV: Rs. 3429 Crores
Dilip Buildcon – Ranjit Buildcon – SAM India JV: Rs. 4372 Crores
Afcons Infrastructure Ltd.: Rs. 3773 Crores
Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Ltd.: Rs.4240 Crores
Package No: MAHSR-C-7
Scope of the Work: Design and Construction of Civil and Building Works including Testing and Commissioning on Design-Build Lump Sum Price Basis for Double Line High-Speed Railway involving Ahmedabad Station, Sabarmati Station, Viaduct & Bridges, Crossing Bridges (excluding fabrication and transportation of steel truss girders) and Associated works between MAHSR Km. 489.467 and MAHSR Km. 507.599 in the State of Gujarat for the Project for Construction of Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail (MAHSR).