SURAT (Metro Rail News): Dilip Buildcon through RBL-DBL Joint Venture (JV) on Saturday has been declared as L-l bidder for Surat Metro Rail project that includes the construction of 10.559 Km Elevated Viaduct and 11 Nos, Stations (Excl. E&M, Architectural Finishing and Roofing) From Bheshan Dead End (Ch. -949.63m) to Majura Gate Station (Ch. 9090m) including Viaduct Ramp to Depot Entry Near Bheshan for Surat Metro Rail Project Phase – I, Corridor-2 (Package 1) (Pkg-Cs-5).
The project cost of Package CS5 is Rs 1061 crore and the completion period of the project is 26 months. Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation (GMRC) invited tenders for the construction of this package in January 2022 with an estimated value of Rs. 870 crore.
The bidders who had bid for this package were revealed in the technical bids which were opened in May this year. The bidders include RBL – DBL JV, DRA – RVNL JV, Ashoka Buildcon, KEC – YFC JV, Larsen & Toubro and GR Infraprojects among which RBL-DBL JV emerged as the lowest bidder with a bid of Rs 1061 crore.
Agence Française de Développement (AFD) will be funding this contract through a 250 million loan for which the deal was signed in February 2021.