CHENNAI (Metro Rail News): Last week Chennai Metro Rail Ltd. (CMRL) awarded Larsen and Toubro the telecommunication contract (Package ASA05) for the line 4 metro that connects Light House to Poonamallee Bypass through 30 stations.
The Chennai metro rail had invited the tenders for its phase 2 line which was financed by the New Development Bank (NDB) in April 2022 with a deadline of 5.97 years (2180 days).
The Scope of the contract (CMRL/PH_II/SYS/C4-ASA05/2022) includes the Manufacture, Supply, Installation, Testing, Design, and Commissioning of the Telecommunication System for Chennai Metro rail Phase II civil and system package for the 26.9 km Corridor 4.
Under this contract, seven bidders submitted the bid during its technical bid opening, in which 3W Networks FZCO, HFCL Ltd., and Tata Advanced Systems Ltd. were non-compliant with the tender conditions. Whereas, Financial bids of the rest four firms, Bharat Electronics Ltd. (BEL), KEC International Ltd., Larsen and Toubro Ltd. (L&T), and ST Engineering Electronics Ltd. The Financial evaluation revealed Larsen and Toubro Ltd. as the lowest bidder on 16th February.