NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has again emerged as the lowest bidder in another tender floated by NHSRCL for constructing the 87.569 km long section of the project under Package C6 of the Mumbai – Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail (MAHSR Bullet Train) project after the National High-Speed Rail Corporation Ltd. (NHSRCL) opened financial bids submitted by 3 infrastructure firms.
Package C6 from chainage 401.898 to 489.467 is the third-longest package of the entire line and connects Vadodara with Ahmedabad through one station and a minor depot at Anand-Nadiad. NHSRCL had invited tenders (bids) for its construction which is being funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), on August 1, 2019. Technical bids were opened on September 25 which revealed 3 bidders. The period of the work is 1,370 days.
Financial Bid Values
Larsen & Toubro Ltd. (L&T) – Rs 7,289 Crores
Tata Projects Ltd. – J Kumar Infraprojects Ltd. – NCC Ltd. JV – Rs 9837.89 Crores
Afcons Infrastructure Ltd. – Ircon International Ltd. – JMC Projects India Ltd. JV – Rs 12,697.08 Crores
The Scope of the work includes 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 Viaduct & Bridges, Crossing Bridges, Maintenance Depot and Station (Anand/Nadiad), between Vadodara (MAHSR Km. 401.898) and Ahmedabad (MAHSR Km. 489.467), excluding Works for 01 No. PSC Bridge and 04 No. Steel Truss Bridges, in of Gujarat for the Project for Construction of Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail Corridor.