NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): The National Capital Region Transport Corporation Limited (NCRTC) has issued a Letter of Acceptance (LOA) to the joint venture of Metcon India Reality and Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd. and C.P. & Associates Pvt. Ltd. for the work related to Architectural finishing at two elevated stations of Delhi-Meerut RRTS Corridor.
These two stations are – Sarai Kale Khan and New Ashok Nagar Stations. The work also includes supply and commissioning of Electrical and Mechanical systems from Sarai Kale Khan to New Ashok Nagar DN Ramp.
NCRTC awarded this contract to Metcon-CP JV for a value of INR 63.35 Crores. Tenders were invited for this work in October 2020 with completion period of 1364 days. Technical bids were opened in February this year which revealed names of eight bidders –
- METCON-CP (JV)
- Member-1: Metcon India Reality and Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd
- Member-2: C.P. & Associates Pvt. Ltd.
- Jakson Limited
- Canon Fasteners
- Bucon Infratech Pvt. Ltd.
- Himcon Engineers India Pvt. Ltd.
- URC Construction (P) Ltd
- Montecarlo Limited
- Brawn Globus Turnkey Solution Pvt. Ltd.
Later five bidders qualified the technical evaluation round and financial bids were opened in April and after evaluation this contract is awarded to METCON-CP (JV)
Tender Number – DM/AC/COR-OF/127
Name of Work – Lot-P11 L1, Package 11 – Architectural Finishing for 2 Elevated Stations (viz. Sarai Kale Khan & New Ashok Nagar Stations) and Design Verification, Detailed Engineering, Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of Electrical and Mechanical Systems including Fire Detection & Suppression Systems and Hydraulics Systems from Sarai Kale Khan to New Ashok Nagar DN Ramp of Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS Corridor.
The Delhi–Meerut RRTS is a semi high speed rail corridor of length 82.15 km that will connect Delhi, Ghaziabad and Meerut. It will have 24 stations including two depot stations. Once completed, the distance between Delhi and Meerut will be covered in less than an hour with trains operating on the route at top speed of 180 km per hour.
Priority section of 17 km length between Sahibabad and Duhai is expected to become operational by March 2023 while the whole corridor is expected to become operational by 2025.