NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): The National Capital Region Transport Corporation Limited (NCRTC) has issued a Letter of Acceptance (LOA) to URC Construction (P) Ltd for the work related to Architectural finishing at nine elevated stations of Delhi-Meerut RRTS Corridor.
These nine stations are – Murad Nagar, Modi Nagar South, Modi Nagar North, Meerut South, Brahmpuri, MES Colony, Daurli, Meerut North and Modipuram. The work also includes supply and commissioning of Electrical and Mechanical Systems from Duhai to start of Partapur Station and Begumpul UP Ramp to Modipuram.
NCRTC awarded this contract to URC Construction for a value of INR 150.44 Crores. Tenders were invited for this work in October 2020 with a completion period of 1484 days. Technical bids were opened in February this year which revealed the names of two bidders –
- Jakson Limited
- URC Construction (P) Ltd
Both bidders qualified the technical evaluation round and financial bids were opened in April and after evaluation this contract is awarded to URC Construction.
Tender Number – DM/AC/COR-OF/128
Name of work – Lot-P11 L2 Package 11 – Architectural Finishing for 9 Elevated Stations (viz. Murad Nagar, Modi Nagar South, Modi Nagar North, Meerut South, Brahmpuri, MES Colony, Daurli, Meerut North, Modipuram) and Design Verification, Detailed Engineering, Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of Electrical and Mechanical Systems including Fire Detection & Suppression Systems and Hydraulics Systems from Duhai (EPE) to start of Partapur Station and Begumpul UP Ramp to Modipuram of Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS Corridor.
The Delhi–Meerut RRTS is a semi high speed rail corridor of length 82.15 km that will connect Delhi, Ghaziabad and Meerut. It will have 24 stations including two depot stations. Once completed, the distance between Delhi and Meerut will be covered in less than an hour with trains operating on the route at top speed of 180 km per hour.
Priority section of 17 km length between Sahibabad and Duhai is expected to become operational by March 2023 while the whole corridor is expected to become operational by 2025.