KPIL Bags Delhi Metro Phase 4’s Electrification Contract Worth Rs 279 Crores

The contract includes electrification work on Delhi Metro’s Magenta & Silver line.

Delhi Metro Silver line
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NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): Kalpataru Projects International Limited (KPIL) has won Delhi Metro’s Package DE-08, which entails electrification for the magenta and silver lines. 

Scope of Contract 

Scope of the package includes Design, Detail Engineering, Manufacture, Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of 25KV AC Traction, 33KV Auxiliary Sub Stations (ASS), Associated Cabling and SCADA Systems for Underground Corridors of Magenta Line extension, specifically Line-8 Extension & Underground and Elevated corridor of Silver Line of Delhi Metro Phase 4. 

Detailed Scope

For Magenta Line: 25 kV AC traction, 33 kV Auxiliary Sub Stations (ASS), associated cabling and SCADA systems will be installed.

For Silver Line: Rigid OHE (ROCS) will be installed on the three underground packages, while flexible OHE (FOCS) will be installed on one elevated package. DC-04. 


DMRC invited the bids for the concerned package in April this year. The tender includes a deadline of 3 years from the date of issuance of the LoA, while the technical bids for the mae were opened in July to reveal the bidders. 

Further Developments 

A contract for Delhi Metro Phase 4’s package DE-08 can be expected to be awarded in the coming months as KPIL’s bid is way below DMRC’s estimated project cost of Rs 359.78 crore. 

Delhi Metro Phase 4 

Phase IV of the Delhi Metro is a network expansion to new housing areas in the National Capital Region. On March 7, 2019, the union cabinet approved three ‘priority corridors’ out of six corridors of Metro’s Phase 4: 

Total length of approved ‘Priority Corridors‘: 61.679 km 

Estimated project cost: Rs 24,948.65 crore

Total length of six corridors: 103.93 km

Total Estimated Project Cost: Rs 45,000 crore

Expected Ridership: 1.5 million passengers per day

Phase – IV

Approved New Lines

Line 10 (Silver Line): Aerocity – Tughlakabad

Length: 23.622 km

Type: Elevated (4.279 km) & Underground (19.343 km)

Depot: Sarita Vihar (shared with Violet Line) & possibly Vasant Kunj

Number of Stations: Sixteen

Stations: Aerocity, Mahipalpur, Vasant Kunj, Kishangarh, Chhatarpur, Chhattarpur Mandir, IGNOU, Neb Sarai, Saket G-Block, Ambedkar Nagar, Khanpur, Sangam Vihar, Maa Anandmayee Marg Junction, Tughlakabad Railway Colony (Pul Prahaladpur) and Tughlakabad

Approved Extensions

Line 7 (Pink Line): Mukundpur – Maujpur

Length: 12.558 km

Type: Elevated (12.58 km)

Number of Stations: Eight

Stations: Burari Crossing, Jagatpur Village, Surghat, Khajuri Khas, Bhajanpura, Yamuna Vihar and Maujpur

Line 8 (Magenta Line): Janakpuri West – R.K. Ashram (28.92 km)

Length: 28.92 km

Type: Elevated (21.18 km) & Underground (7.74 km)

Number of Stations: 22

Station Names: Krishna Park Extn, Keshopur, Paschim Vihar, Peeragarhi, Mangol Puri, West Enclave, Pushpanjali, Deepali Chowk, Madhuban Chowk, Prashant Vihar, North Pitampura, Haiderpur Badli Mor, Bhalaswa, Majlis Park, Azadpur & Ashok Vihar, Derawal Nagar, Rajpura, GG Sabji Mandi, Pulbangash, Sadar Bazar, Nabi Karim and RK Ashram Marg

Silver Line, Delhi Metro 

The silver line of the Delhi Metro runs from Delhi Aerocity to Tughlaqabad. It is a 23.62 Km long line with four elevated & 11 underground stations. It has a total of 15 stations as Tughlakabad, Tughlakabad Railway Colony, Anandmayee Marg Junction, Tigri, Khanpur, Ambedkar Nagar, Saket G Block, Saket, Lado Sarai, Mehrauli, Kishangar, Masoodpur, Vasant Kunj (Sec-D), Mahipalpur and Delhi Aerocity. 

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