PUNE (Metro Rail News): Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Limited (Maha Metro) awarded Pune Metro‘s Depot contract to a consortium UNIVIO, consisting of URC Construction (P) Ltd. India, Swastik Overseas India, Fabriyka Obrabiarek Rafamet S.A., Poland and Bertolotti Rail S.R.L Italy for the supply of Unit Machinery & Plant for two Depots among Range Hill and Vanaz
The scope of work includes Design and Manufacture, Supply, Installation, Testing, Commissioning & Comprehensive Maintenance Services (CMS) of Machinery and plants for 02 numbers of rolling stock depots at Range Hill and Vanaz of Pune Metro Rail project and training of personnel for Pune Metro Project.
The Pune Metro’s Depot tender was published in October 2018 and submitted on June 2019. The Letter of Award (LoA) came on 21st of March 2020, and the entire Contract Value is approximate 110 Crores
However, Supply Scope in this project are
a) Automatic Train Wash Plant:- 02 No.s
b) CNC Under Floor Wheel Lathe:- 02 No.s
c) Under Floor Lifting Jacks:- 02 No.s
d) Mobile Lifting Jacks:- 02 No.s
e) Bogie Testing Machine:- 01 No.s
f) Rescue Vehicle with Re-railing & Rescue Equipment:- 02 No.s
g) Catenary Maintenance Vehicle:- 01 no.
h) Battery Operated Rail Cum Road Vehicle:- 02 No.s
i) Multi-Functional Working Platform :- 02 No.s
In October 2018, Maha-Metro proposed bid via international bidding procedure for Supply of Machinery & Plants for its two Depots where Swastik Overseas led consortium participated and emerged a the lowest bidder.
Among the 04 companies of consortium viz, the first one is URC Construction (P) Ltd. Chennai, India – Founded in 1956 with Headquarters in Erode, Tamilnadu Carries. In the Metro sector, they have completed projects for Chennai Metro, Kochi Metro, Bangalore Metro, Gujarat Metro and various construction organization of Indian Railways. In this project, they act as a Lead Member in the consortium UNIVIO.
The second one is Swastik Overseas New Delhi, India, It is one of the reputed suppliers to the Govt of India for Railways, Defence & Petro Chemicals. Completed many projects for Indian Railways and Metros in India. In this project, they act as 2nd Member in the consortium UNIVIO.
The third one is Fabryka Obrabiarek Rafamet S.A. Poland, manufactures special-purpose machine tools for wheelset machining and it is one of the leaders on the global market. RAFAMET is also a widely recognized and reputable supplier of heavy-duty special-purpose machine tools for the customers in the machine-building, power generation, shipbuilding, metallurgical, aerospace and defence industries. In this project, they act as 3rd Member in the consortium UNIVIO.
The fourth one is Bertolotti Rail S.R.L. Ital,y Bertolotti Rail Srl, part of Bertolotti SpA Group, is one of the most important international companies which can design, integrate and manufacture full range of Depot Equipment with the “Turn-key” formula to perform maintenance activities of railway, metro and tramway systems. In this project, they act as 4th Member in the consortium UNIVIO.