UPMRC Unveils the Bidders for Agra Metro’s AGCC-07 Package

It is the 2nd longest civil package in India’s metro history after Mumbai Metro Line-12.

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AGRA (Metro Rail News): Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC) has unveiled the names of the bidders who have submitted their bids for its AGCC-07 Package. 

AGCC-07 

It entails the construction of the entire lines viaduct, 14 elevated stations, and two other viaducts: 

  1. 530m viaduct to Line-2’s Kalindi Vihar Depot
  2. 2.61 km viaduct from north of Sadar Bazar metro station to Line-1’s PAC Depot

The Tender

Bids for the AGCC-07’s construction were awarded in December 2023 with a Rs. 1529.29 crore estimate and a tight 24-month deadline by the UPMRC. 

Bidders 

The bidders for the tender are: 

  1. Afcons Infrastrucure Ltd. (AIL)
  2. Ceigall India Ltd. (CIL)
  3. DBL – Evrascon JV
  4. Larsen and Toubro Ltd. (L&T)
  5. NCC Ltd.
  6. T and T Infra Ltd.

Scope of the Contract 

The scope of the contract ranges from the design and construction of the Main Line Elevated Viaduct from Agra Cantt to Metro Station to Kalindi Vihar Metro Station, including Viaduct Connection with Ramp from Sadar Bazar Metro Station to existing Corridor-1 Depot at PAC ground & Corridor-2 Depot Entry/Exit lines Viaduct with Ramp and 14 nos. of Elevated Stations i.e., Agra Cantt, Sadar Bazar, Pratap Pura, Collectorate, Agra College, Hariparvat Chauraha, Sanjay Place, M.G. Road, Sultanganj crossing, Kamla Nagar, Ram Bagh, Foundry Nagar, Agra Mandi & Kalindi Vihar metro stations to  Civil, Associated Ancillary Structures, Architectural Finishes, Water Supply, Sanitary Installation, Drainage, External Development, Fire Fighting, Fire Detection, E&M works and PEB structures in Corridor-2 of Agra Metro at Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Further Development 

The bids would further be sent for technical evaluation, filtering the name of the lowest bidder.  

2nd longest Civil Package 

It is the 2nd longest civil package in India’s metro history after Mumbai Metro Line-12’s 22.17 km long Package CA-240, which Gawar Constructions won in February 2024.

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 operations of the metro on the priority corridor will begin in the first half of March. The civil work on the three km-long elevated section is complete, with the finishing work in the advanced stage. The underground section is also being executed quic,kly and TBMs (tunnel boring machines) ‘Ganga’ and ‘Yamuna’ are constructing the tunnel for the underground section,” Panchanan Mishra, the 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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