UPMRC Unveils Bidders for Agra Metro’s Construction Contract on Line 1

The 6km-long priority corridor, consisting of three elevated and three underground stations, is expected to be completed by the end of February.

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AGRA (Metro Rail News):  Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC) unveiled the names of the bidders for the Agra Metro’s Package AGCC-05 on 14.15 Km long Line 1. 

AGCC-05 

The civil package AGCC-05 runs from Sikandra to Khandari Ramp, a distance of around 3.725 Km with stations in the stretch. The stations are :  ISBT, Guru Ka Taal & Sikandra. It runs parallel to  National Highway NH-19 (formerly called NH-2).

Scope of the Contract 

The scope of the package ranges from Design to Construction of an elevated viaduct and 3 Nos. elevated stations (viz. ISBT, Guru Ka Taal & Sikandra Metro Station) including Civil, Associated and Ancillary Structure, Architectural Finishes, Water Supply, Sanitary Installation, Drainage, External Development, Fire Fighting, Fire Detection, E&M works and PEB structures of Balance Section chainage (-) 42.96 m to 3682.941 m of Corridor-1 of Agra Metro at Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Bidders

The bidders for the package are : 

  1. Ceigall India Ltd.
  2. Dineshchandra R Agrawal Infracon Ltd.
  3. HG Infra Engineering Ltd.
  4. NCC Ltd.
  5. PNC Infratech Ltd.

Specifications of the Contract 

Specifications of the contract are listed below: 

  1. Estimated Cost: Rs. 296.78 crore
  2. Deadline: 24 Months 

Further Developments 

The bids would undergo a technical evaluation round to determine the lowest bidder and the most probable contractor for the project. 

Latest Update on Agra Metro 

As of the latest reports, The 6km-long priority corridor, consisting of three elevated and three underground stations, is expected to be completed by the end of February. The priority corridor of the Agra metro is 6 km long and runs from the Taj Mahal east gate to the Jama Masjid. 

“The metro operations on the priority corridor will begin in the first half of March. The civil work on the 3 km-long elevated section is complete, with the finishing work in an advanced stage. The underground section is also being executed at a fast pace and TBMs (tunnel boring machines) ‘Ganga’ and ‘Yamuna’ are constructing the tunnel for the underground section,” Panchanan Mishra, spokesperson of UPMRC, said. 

Agra Metro 

Agra metro is a Rapid Transit Metro Project in Agra consisting of 2 metro lines totalling 29.65 Kilometers. The Agra Metro has two corridors: 

Corridor 01

The length of the Sikandra to Taj East Gate corridor is 14.00 km, which is partly elevated and partly underground and comprises 13 stations (6 elevated and seven underground).

Corridor 02

The length of the Agra Cantt to Kalindi Vihar corridor is 15.40 km, comprising 14 elevated stations.

Commercial operations on the Priority Corridor running from the Taj Mahal Esttae to the Taj Mahal Ramp are scheduled to begin in February 2024 ahead of the initial August 2024 deadline.


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