Siemens Ltd. Wins Bid for 750 V DC Third Rail Electrification System of Surat Metro Phase 1 Project

With Line-1's 11.6 km Dream City Depot – Kadarsha ni Nal section being given priority, Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation (GMRC) had invited tenders for this major systems contract, financed by the Agence française de développement (AFD), back in February 2022.

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SURAT (Metro Rail News): Siemens Ltd. was revealed to be the lowest bidder for the 750 V DC Third Rail electrification system of the Surat Metro Phase 1 project on 16th January. With Line-1’s 11.6 km Dream City Depot – Kadarsha ni Nal section being given priority, Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation (GMRC) had invited tenders for this major systems contract, financed by the Agence française de développement (AFD), back in February 2022.

The unknown estimated deadline for technical bids was opened in May 2022, with seven bidders in the running. The city’s 40.35 km Phase 1 consists of two lines with 37 stations.

Firm Bid (Rs. Crore)
Siemens 672.96
KEC International 699.08
Larsen & Toubro (L&T) 748.33
TEECL – ABL JV 905.22
Kalpataru – Gulermak JV Disqualified (Financial Bid Not Opened)
Sterling and Wilson Disqualified (Financial Bid Not Opened)
Linxon India Disqualified (Financial Bid Not Opened)

IFB No: GMRCL/TR/ST/EP-1/2022

Brief Scope of the project includes Supply, Erection, Testing and Commissioning of Power Supply receiving & Distribution System, 750 V DC Third Rail Traction electrification and SCADA System for Surat Metro Rail Project phase-I.

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