NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): STRABAG International GmbH emerged as the winner for the Package 23 worth INR 167 crores of commissioning Tunnel Ventilation System (TVS) and Environmental Control System (ECS) for Delhi-Meerut RRTS of National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC).
The work includes Design, Detail Engineering, Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of ECS, TVS, Electrical , ECS -E and M BMS, TVS BMS and TVS SCADA OCC/BCC Systems of 4 Under Ground Stations including Ventilation Buildings on Delhi-GZB-MRT RRTS.
NCRTC invited tenders for this package in July 2021 for the two underground sections with an estimated cost of INR 250 crores and a completion period of 1550 days. In October 2020, four firms submitted bids for the same. The four firms were Blue Star Ltd., ETA Engineering Pvt. Ltd., STRABAG International and Voltas Ltd. Financial bids were opened in January 2021. The four underground stations where the work to be done are Anand Vihar, Meerut Central, Bhaisali and Begumpul.
The Delhi–Meerut RRTS is a semi-high speed rail corridor of length 82.15 km connecting Delhi, Ghaziabad and Meerut. It will have 22 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. It is expected to become operational by 2023.