Rahee Infratech Secures Mumbai Metro Line-9 Track Work Contract

Rahee Successful Bid for Mumbai Metro Line-9 Contract worth Rs. 77.85 cr.

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MUMBAI (Metro Rail News): Rahee Infratech has secured a contract for the supply and installation of ballastless tracks on Mumbai Metro’s 11.38 km Line-9 under package CA-167, connecting Dahisar East and Mira Bhayandar through 8 elevated stations. This contract, worth Rs. 77.85 crore (exclusive GST), is part of the northern part of the city’s new 31.05 km Red Line, which will eventually connect Mira Bhayandar – Dahisar East – Andheri East – (Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport) CSMIA Terminal 2 through 23 stations.

The contract was awarded by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) following a tender process that began in April 2023 with a 1.5-year installation deadline. 

Technical bids were opened in May 2023, revealing five bidders: 

  • Apurvakriti Infrastructure
  • ITD Cementation India
  • Paras Railtech
  • Rahee Infratech
  • Texmaco Rail and Engineering

During the evaluation phase, Apurvakriti’s bid was found non-compliant with the tender conditions, leading to its disqualification. 

Financial bids were then opened in September 2023, with Rahee Infratech emerging as the lowest bidder at Rs. 77.85 crore + GST.

The track-work contract CA-167, involves the installation of standard gauge tracks on the elevated section that is currently under construction by J Kumar Infraprojects via civil Package CA-48.  In April 2021, the inaugural U-girder for constructing Line-9’s viaduct, incorporating multiple double-decker sections, was initiated.

Scope of the Contract

The contract entails a wide range of tasks, including designing, constructing, manufacturing, supplying, installing, testing, and commissioning ballastless trackwork extending from Dahisar East Station to Bhayandar Station. This includes the establishment of the third trackside track and a terminal at Dahisar, as well as the entry/exit approach track for Line-9 Corridor at the depot.

Other contracts for Mumbai Metro Line-9

This contract is one of several currently being tendered or executed by the MMRDA for Mumbai Metro Line-9, including the ongoing evaluation of bids for Line-9’s 25 kV AC overhead electrification contract CA-176 and the rescheduled bid submission deadlines for Package CA-207 (Line-9 Dongri Depot’s civil construction) and Package CA-245 (Line-9’s Platform Screen Doors, Electrical & Mechanical works, Lifts & Escalators, Catenary Maintenance Vehicle).

Mumbai Metro Line 9 

The Mumbai Metro Line 9 spans 11.38 km comprising 7 elevated stations. This extension will connect the Western Express Highway, Western Railway, ongoing Metro Line 2A (Dahisar to D N Nagar), and Metro Line 7 (Andheri (E) to Dahisar (E)), offering convenient rail-based access to commercial hubs, government institutions, and notable landmarks across Mumbai.

With anticipated travel time reductions ranging from 50% to 75%, depending on road conditions, Line 9 promises to significantly enhance transportation efficiency in the city.


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