KANPUR (Metro Rail News): The Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC) invites tender for the construction of tunnel and three underground metro stations for the 23.7 km long Line-1 of Kanpur Metro Rail Project.
Name of Work
Design and Construction of TBM Tunnel, Cut & Cover Tunnel, underground ramp from Kanpur Central end of Nayaganj station to elevated Ramp after Transport Nagar and three underground metro stations (viz. Kanpur Central, Jhakarkatti and Transport Nagar) including Architectural finishes, E & M, TVS, ECS etc. on Corridor-1 of Kanpur MRTS Project at Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Tender Number: KNPCC-06
Approximate Cost of Work: INR 1250 Crores
Completion Period of the Work: 36 Months
Sale of Bidding documents: From 25.06.2021 at 10:00 Hrs to 01.09.2021 up to 15:30 Hrs
Pre Bid Meeting: 30.07.2021 at 15:00 Hrs
Tender Submission Start Date: 25.08.2021 at 10:00 Hrs
Tender Submission End Date: 01.09.2021 at 15:30 Hrs
Technical Bid Opening Date: 02.09.2021 at 15:30 Hrs
The Line-1 under Phase-1 of Kanpur Metro comprises construction of corridor of length 23.7 km which will have 22 metro stations on the route. The elevated portion has length of 15.164 km with 15 stations and the underground section has length of 8.621 km with seven stations.
Recently, preliminary work in the form of ‘Utility Identification and Diversion’ process has also commenced for the underground section of Kanpur Metro. In March, Gulermak – SAM India won contract for construction of 3.7 km tunnels and 4 stations at Chunniganj, Naveen Market, Bada Chauraha and Nayaganj with a combined value of INR 769.23 crore & USD 36.74 million with completion period of 36 months.
Now tenders are invited for the remaining underground section through this contract. Phase-1 of Kanpur Metro is financed through a loan of amount €650 million from European Investment Bank (EIB) which includes this contract.