AGRA (Metro Rail News): The Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Limited (UPMRC) recently unveiled the names of three construction firms who have submitted their bids to construct the first 4-km stretch between Taj East Gate and Taj Mahal Ramp of Agra Metro Rail project under the Contract Package AGCC-01.
UPMRC opened the technical bids of Contract Package AGCC-01 to built three elevated metro stations including viaducts. The bidders include Afcons Infrastructure Ltd., URC Construction Pvt. Ltd. and Sam (India) Builtwell Pvt. Ltd.
The tender was invited in August 2020 and its estimated cost is Rs 290 crore. The scope of work includes the construction of an elevated viaduct and 3 nos. elevated metro stations (viz. Taj East Gate, Basai & Fatehabad Road) including civil, architectural finished, water supply, fire fighting, fire detection, E&M works, and PEB structures on Priority Corridor-1 of Agra Metro Rail project.
The 14.25 km corridor-1 of Agra Metro is supposed to connect Sikandra to Taj East Gate. There will be 14 stations on the network. The proposed PAC depot will serve the trains for this corridor.