DELHI, INDIA (Metro rail News): KEC International was granted an Rs. 68.98 crore contract for the Delhi Metro Line-7 extension’s 25 kV overhead equipment and 33 kV auxiliary power supply system (Package DE-14) in mid-October.
The scope of this Phase 4 project’s package also includes electrical augmentation works at Mukundpur Depot and electrifying the 12.098 km Maujpur – Majlis Park segment. In addition, the train repair facility is being renovated to boost capacity for the Pink Line and serve the future trains of the Magenta Line.
In mid-March, DMRC issued a request for tenders (bids) for this package, which has an estimated cost of Rs. 79.52 crore and a completion deadline of 540 days (1.5 years).
In June, technical bids were opened, revealing eight bidders. Unfortunately, Alstom’s technical proposal was unexpectedly rejected, while Kalpataru, Ojasync, and Texmaco Rail & Engineering’s EMD/Fee were not correctly submitted.
Design, Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of 25 kV Overhead Equipment (OHE), 33 kV Auxiliary Power Supply for an elevated section of Line-7 Ext. (Maujpur to Majlispark) And Augmentation works of Mukundpur depot of Delhi Metro MRTS Phase-IV are some of the brief scopes.
As part of the Longjian – KEC Joint Venture for DC-02, civil construction for this leg of the 65.1 km Phase 4 project is also ongoing. At Yamuna Vihar, Bhajanpura, Khajuri Khas, Sonia Vihar, Wazirabad Surghat, Jagatpur Village, Jharoda Majra, and Burari, there will be eight stations.
DE-14 is Line-7’s second major electrification project. Sudhir Power was awarded Package DE-01 in March for its electrical and mechanical work.