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Tenders launched to execute civil works of three metro projects in India [free access]

July 19, 2020

The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL), the Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL), and the Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC) have launched tenders to construct sections of Bangalore Metro Phase 2B, Chennai Metro Corridor 4, and Kanpur Metro Corridor 1, respectively.

 

BMRCL has invited bids in three packages to construct Bangalore Metro Phase 2B. The scope of work also includes execution of road-widening, utility diversion, and allied works. The procurement is also expected to be financed by a loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The estimated combined value of the contract is INR19.06 billion. The last date for the submission of bids is September 4, 2020.

 

Package 1 includes construction of 11 km of elevated viaducts and eight stations. The duration of the contract will be 27 months. Package 2 involves construction of 11.678 km of elevated viaducts and five stations. The duration of the contract will be 24 months. Package 3 involves construction of 15.01 km of elevated viaducts and two stations. The duration of the contract will be 24 months.

 

Bangalore Metro Phase 2B will span 37.6 km and cover 15 stations. It will be developed at an estimated investment of INR105.84 billion. It will be financed by the Government of India and the state government of Karnataka. ADB is also expected to finance the project.

 

CMRL has invited bids to construct a 7.95-km-long section of Chennai Metro Corridor 4. The scope of work also includes execution of allied works. The procurement is also expected to be financed by the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). The duration of the contract will be 36 months. The last date for the submission of bids is October 12, 2020.

 

Chennai Metro Corridor 4 will span 26.1 km. It is a part of Chennai Metro Phase 2 project. The project will be financed by the Government of India, the state government of Tamil Nadu, and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the New Development Bank (NDB) are also expected to finance this project.

 

UPMRC has invited bids to construct an underground section of Kanpur Metro Corridor 1. The estimated value of the contract will be INR14 billion and the duration of the contract will be 36 months. The procurement is also expected to be financed by the European Investment Bank (EIB). The last date for the submission of bids is September 18, 2020.

 

Kanpur Metro Corridor 1 will span 23.785 km and cover 22 stations (14 elevated, eight underground). The project is expected to be completed within five years. It will be financed by the Government of India and the state government of Uttar Pradesh. Multilateral agencies are also expected to finance this project.

 

(1 INR [Indian Rupee] = 0.01 USD)