Texmaco Emerges Lowest  Bidder for Delhi Metro Magenta line’s Track Contract DT-08 

It entails laying Ballastless tracks on Delhi Metro’s 28.92 Kilometers package between Janakpuri West & RK Ashram.

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NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): Texmaco has emerged as the lowest bidder for the Delhi metro Magenta Line’s contract DT-08. 

Scope of the Contract

The contract scope entails installing, Testing and commissioning the Ballastless Track, including the supply of MSS and buffer stop for Line-8 Ext. (Keshopur – Majlis Park – R.K. Ashram).

Entailed Packages 

The DT-08 contract entails the following packages for the deployment of standard Gauge rails: 

  1. DC-01A between Keshopur & Mangolpuri. 
  2. DC-01 between Mangolpuri & Haiderpur-Badli Mor
  3. DC-03R between Haiderpur-Badli Mor & Derawal Nagar
  4. Twin tunnels of underground package DC-05 between Derawal Nagar & RK Ashram

Bids Invited 

DMRC had invited bids for the contract in September 2023 with a 3-year deadline. Additionally, the package will be funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).

Financial bids 

The financial bids submitted by different firms are as follows: 

Firm Bid ( in Crore) 
Texmaco Rail117
Rahee Infratech127
Paras Railtech132
KPIL – AIPL JV155

The estimated bid for the contract from the DMRC side remains unknown. 

Further Developments 

A contract can be expected to be awarded in the coming months. Track laying is also active on Magenta Line’s 2.03 km underground Package DC-06 connecting Janakpuri West – Krishna Park Extension. 

Line 8 (Magenta Line)

It runs between Janakpuri West & R.K. Ashram (28.92 km). Its specifications are: 

Length: 28.92 km

Type: Elevated (21.18 km) & Underground (7.74 km)

Number of Stations: 22

Station Names: Krishna Park Extn, Keshopur, Paschim Vihar, Peeragarhi, Mangol Puri, West Enclave, Pushpanjali, Deepali Chowk, Madhuban Chowk, Prashant Vihar, North Pitampura, Haiderpur Badli Mor, Bhalaswa, Majlis Park, Azadpur & Ashok Vihar, Derawal Nagar, Rajpura, GG Sabji Mandi, Pulbangash, Sadar Bazar, Nabi Karim and RK Ashram Marg. 


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