NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): Jindal Steel & Power Limited (JSPL) emerged as the only bidder for supply of track rail for Patna Metro’s New ISBT Depot when Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) opened the technical bids for the contract on Wednesday.
DMRC invited online tenders for the Manufacturing and Supply of 1200 MT of class A 880 grade rails for Patna Metro’s New ISBT Depot with completion period of 12 months from the date of issue of Letter of Acceptance and estimated cost of work to be INR 7.65 Crores.
Brief Scope: Manufacturing and Supply of 1200 MT 90 UTS, UIC 60, 13 m, Class A 880 Grade Rails, IRS-T-12-2009 for New ISBT Patna Depot of Patna Metro Rail Project of PMRCL.
Under Phase-1 of Patna Metro Rail Project, 2 corridors (North-South Line & East West Line) will be constructed having total length of 30.91 km consisting of 24 stations. This Package i.e. PT-7 and Package PT-8 of standard gauge track work are both meant for New ISBT Depot which will be used for the maintenance of trains that will operate on 2 Corridors of Phase-1 of Patna Metro.
As JSPL is the only bidder for this contract, it will be imperative to see whether DMRC will go ahead with this single bidder subject to technical and financial evaluation or will scrap this tender to invite a re-tender for the same.