NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): Larsen & Toubro today emerged as the lowest bidder for the construction of around 12 km long elevated Package 7 of the 82.15 km Delhi – Meerut RRTS Line, after officials from the National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) opened financial bids submitted by different infrastructure companies.
This section on the main-line with 5 stations consists of 2 disjointed parts on either side of Meerut city and will be connected by the underground Package 8 for which technical bid evaluation is underway.
The work includes the northern end of Shatabdi Nagar to Brahampuri DN Ramp with 1 station at Brahmapuri (approx 2 km) Begumpul UP Ramp to Modipuram with 4 stations at MES Colony, Daurli, Meerut North and Modipuram (approx 10 km)NCRTC had invited tenders for this package in April 2020 with an estimate of $103.72 million (approx. Rs 757.23 crore) with a work completion period of 910 days (2.5 years). Technical bids had been opened in July to reveal 5 bidders.
Tender No: Package 7 – DM/CN/COR-OF/108
Scope of the work includes Construction of elevated viaduct from the end of Shatabdi Nagar Station to Brahmpuri DN ramp and from Begumpul UP Ramp to Modipuram end including Modipuram Depot entry Ramp and 5 elevated stations of Delhi – Ghaziabad – Meerut RRTS Corridor. 4 out of 5 stations in this package – the ones at Brahmapuri, MES Colony, Daurli and Meerut North – will exclusively serve Meerut’s local metro system and serviced by ten 3-coach Bombardier trains
The details of the bid are as follows :
Firms along with bid values submitted by them:
Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Ltd. – Rs. 723.35 crores
Afcons Infrastructure Ltd. – Rs. 736.46 crores
NCC Ltd. – Rs. 749.22 crores
Dineshchandra R. Agrawal Infracon Ltd. – Rs. 758.39 crores
DBL – Sam India JV – Rs. 774.82 crores