MUMBAI (Metro Rail News): Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has invited bids to supply 9800 MT of Head Hardened Rails for Mumbai Metro’s 32.32 km Line-4 and 2.88 km Line-4A (Green Line) which will connect Wadala – Kasarvadavali – Gaimukh through 34 elevated stations.
These rails will be 60E1 – 1080 grade as per Indian Railway Specification T-12-2009 and manufactured through a special heat treatment process to provide additional strength, lower residual stress, elongate track-life and minimize maintenance.
Scope of the work includes Supply of 9800 MT 60E1 (UIC-60), 1080 Grade Head Hardened (HH) Rails as per IRS T-12-2009 for Line-4 [Bhakti Park – Kasavadavali] and extension corridor [Kasaravadavli – Gaimukh] of Mumbai Metro Rail Project of MMRDA.
Estimated Cost of the project is Rs 80.46 Crores while the deadline for the work is 15 months.
Pre-bid Meeting will be held on 03.11.2020 while the Bid Opening Date is 07.12.2020. JSPL is currently the only Indian rail manufacturer capable of producing these special tracks.