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Worldwide: Key construction contracts awarded for urban rail lines in 2017 [free access]

July 1, 2017

As of June 2017, contracts valued at USD8.35 billion were awarded for civil construction of different sub-systems of the upcoming urban rail transit projects across the world to expand the network length by more than 316 km by 2022. The following table provides contractor-wise value of contracts awarded.

 

Table: Key construction contracts awarded as of June 2017

Awarding Agency

Contractor/Consortium

Contract details

Contract value (USD million)

Date of award

Asia Pacific

BMRCL

JV of Italian-Thai Development Public Company Limited and ITD Cementation India Limited 

Construction of 7.22-km elevated viaducts from Visvesvaraya Industrial Area to Whitefield and seven elevated stations including viaduct line entry to Whitefield depot of the Namma Metro Phase II.

           106.98

May 2017

BMRCL

JV of Italian-Thai Development Public Company Limited and ITD Cementation India Limited 

Construction of 6.42-km elevated viaducts from Visvesvaraya Industrial Area to Whitefield and five elevated stations including a depot entry line to Hebbagodi depot of the Namma Metro Phase II.

             75.35

May 2017

BMRCL

JV of Italian-Thai Development Public Company Limited and ITD Cementation India Limited 

Construction of 6.39-km elevated viaducts and six stations of the Namma Metro Phase II.

             79.23

May 2017

DMTCL

Italian-Thai Development Public Company Limited 

Construction of 11.71-km long elevated viaducts and nine elevated stations from Uttara to Agargaon section of the Dhaka MRT Line 6.

           513.90

May 2017

MAHA-METRO

Nagarjuna Construction Company Limited

Design and construction of the 10.79-km Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation-Range Hill section (fully elevated) of the North-South corridor of the Pune Metro.

             77.36

May 2017

NMRCL

ITD Cementation India Limited

Construction of elevated viaducts of total length 6.84 km and a 1.05-km viaduct on bill of quantities basis for Reach-4 (Prajapati Nagar-Sitabuldi section) of the East-West corridor of the Nagpur Metro.

             43.45

April 2017

DMRC

Richa Industries Limited

Construction of six metro stations for the Mukundpur-Shiv Vihar corridor and a depot-workshop for the Jahangirpuri-Badli corridor of the Delhi Metro Phase III.

                5.42

April 2017

Shijiazhuang City Rail Transit Limited Liability Company

CRCC

Financing and construction of extensions to lines 1 and 3 of the Shijiazhuang City Rail Transit.

           954.30

March 2017

MEGA

Larsen & Toubro

Construction of 4.38-km section from Kalupur to Shahpur (including a 3.3-km tunnel) of the East-West corridor of the Ahmedabad-Gandhinagar Metro.

           259.69

March 2017

MEGA

Afcons Infrastructure Limited

Construction of 2.45-km section between Apparel Park and Kalupur of the East-West corridor of the Ahmedabad-Gandhinagar Metro.

 -

March 2017

MEGA

JV of Tata Projects Limited (TPL) and China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation

Construction of an elevated viaduct from Thaltej Gam to the end of the western ramp and seven stations of Phase I of the Ahmedabad-Gandhinagar Metro.

February 2017

MEGA

Simplex Infrastructure Limited 

Construction of a viaduct from the end of Shreyas station to Ranip station, six elevated stations and an underpass at Paldi on the North-South corridor of the Ahmedabad-Gandhinagar Metro.

           112.25

February 2017

MRTA

JV of CH Karnchang, Sino-Thai Engineering and Construction, and Unique Engineering and Construction (4 contracts); Unique Engineering and Construction (2 contracts)

Construction of the first section of the Bangkok Metro Orange Line, which will span 22.57 km and cover 17 stations (10 underground and seven elevated).

           232.90

February 2017

BMRCL

Simplex Infrastructure Limited

Construction of viaducts (spanning 3.03 km) and three stations for the North-South corridor extension of Bangalore Metro Phase II.

             38.36

February 2017

Europe

The Greater Avignon Agglomeration 

NGE-Group led consortium comprising Alstom, Guintoli, EHTP and Agilis

Construction of 5.4 km of civil works, 10.8 km of track, eight corresponding track turnouts, 10 stations and maintenance centre for the Avignon tramway.

 NA

May 2017

Metropolitana Milanese

JV of Italy-based Wegh Group and Ets Spa 

Construction of a new tram terminus in Certosa, Milan.

             20.13

April 2017

SGP

Consortium of Vinci and Spie batignolles

Tunnelling of an 8-km stretch with 10-metre diameter earth pressure balance machines and construction of five new stations and eight shafts for the Grand Paris orbital express metro network.

       1,035.64

March 2017

Italferr, the engineering firm under Italian State Railways (FS)

JV of Salini Impregilo and Astaldi 

Design and construction of the first 15.5-km section of the Naples-Bari HSR line, which will connect Naples to Cancello, covering three stations.

           444.00

March 2017

Middle East and Africa

The Federal Capital Territory Administration

CRCC

Construction of the 32.5-km Phase II of the Abuja LRT.

       1,450.00

May 2017

Qatar Rail Company

Lebanon-based Consolidated Contractors Company

Completion of construction work of Msheireb and Education city stations of Doha Metro.

           700.00

March 2017

Total

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-

8,348.96

-

Notes: NA – Not available; HSR – high-speed rail; LRT – light-rail transit; JV – Joint venture; BMRCL – Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation; CRCC – China Railway Construction Corporation; DMRC – Delhi Metro Rail Corporation; DMTCL – Dhaka Mass Transit Company Limited; MEGA – Metro Link Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad Company Limited; MRTA – Mass Rapid Transit Authority; NMRCL – Nagpur Metro Rail Corporation Limited; SGP – Société du Grand Paris

Source: Global Mass Transit Research