JSPL and Mitsui Submits Bid for Head Hardened Rails in Bhopal and Indore Metro

Madhya Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. had floated tender to supply 18 m Head Hardened Rails for Indore and Bhopal Metro.

Head Hardened Rail
Head Hardened Rail/ Representational Image

BHOPAL (Metro Rail News): Jindal Steel and Power Ltd. (JSPL) and Mitsui and Co. Ltd are the main two bidders to supply 18m long head solidified rails for Phase1 construction of Indore Metro and Bhopal Metro.
Madhya Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (MPMRCL) had floated tenders for this contract (Package BHIN03B) in February with 1022 day (3 year) timeframe and an undetermined estimate.

Here is the recommended conveyance plan referenced in the tender docs, with a critical prerequisite recorded for each project’s priority corridor.

Bhopal Metro

Net Requirement: 8120 MT
Supply of 2000 MT (Lot No.2.1.1): 4-5 months
Supply of 4500 MT (Lot No.2.1.2): 18-20 months
Supply of 1620 MT (Lot No.2.1.3): 30-34 months

Indore Metro

Net Requirement: 8425 MT
Supply of 4500 MT (Lot No.2.2.1): 4-5 months
Supply of 1500 MT (Lot No.2.2.2): 18-19 months
Supply of 2425 MT (Lot No.2.2.3): 30-34 months

Brief Scope: Supply of UIC 60 60 E1 Profile_880 Grade Rails Class A 1305 MT for Bhopal and 1260 MT for Indore for Bhopal Metro Rail Project and Indore Metro Project.

The two offers have been submitted, they will be evaluated technically, which might take several months. In order to determine who is the lowest bidder and most likely supplier, the financial bids of the technically qualified bidders will be opened after that.

Back in June, MPMRCL got two bids for both projects turnout contract (Package BHIN03C) from Voestalpine VAE VKN India and Vossloh Cogifer. And afterward toward the beginning of July , they got 1 offered from JSPL for its 880 Grade Rail contract (Package BHIN03A).


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