KOLKATA (Metro Rail News): Rahee Infratech Ltd. has emerged as the lowest bidder for the construction of double line ballast track for an elevated portion from Nicco Park to Titumir on Line-6 of Kolkata Metro which will have a length of 29.87 km connecting New Garcia with Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airports with 24 stations on the route.
Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) invites bids for this work in February this year with an estimated cost of INR 130.48 Crores and a completion period of 24 months. Technical bids were opened in April in which the names of seven bidders were revealed. Later, five bidders were disqualified. The bid values of the remaining two technically qualified bidders are –
- Rahee Infratech Ltd. – INR 122.59 Crores
- Texmaco Rail & Engineering Ltd. – INR 132.45 Crores
Tender Notification Number – RVNL/KOL/NGA-AIRPORT/METRO/BLT/NICCOPARK-TITUMIR
Name of Work – Construction of Double Line Ballast Less Track (BLT) for Elevated Viaduct Portion Between Nicco Park Having Ch. (13841.585 M) to Titumir Ch. (25891.527 M) including Points and Crossings, etc. In Connection with Construction of Metro Railway Corridor from New Garia to Airport Corridor, in the City of Kolkata.
As the bid value quoted by Rahee Infratech is below RVNL estimates, it should receive a Letter of Acceptance (LOA) from RVNL in the coming weeks. The proposed work consists of the construction of a double line ballastless track over an elevated viaduct for a length of approximate 12.875 km.
This section with eleven stations is under construction at present, work for which is awarded in two packages i.e. Package – ANV3 from Nicco Park to Sub CBD-1 to Afcons Infrastructure Ltd. and Package – ANS3 from Sub CBD-1 to Titumir to ITD Cementation India Ltd.