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DMRC awards contracts for Patna Metro Rail Project, India [free access]

December 30, 2021

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has awarded Larsen & Toubro (L&T) and the YFC–MCL joint venture (JV) two major civil construction contracts for Patna Metro’s Phase-1 project. L&T has secured a contract for the Rajendra Nagar–Patna Junction Railway Station section on Line-2. The 8-km section will cover six underground stations. The scope of the contract involves the design and construction of twin tunnels through shield tunnel boring machines (TBMs), an underground ramp at Rajendra Nagar, and six underground metro stations (Rajendra Nagar, Moin Ul Haq Stadium, University, PMCH, Gandhi Maidan, and Akashvani) with entry/exits and connecting subway. The contract also entails undertaking architectural finishing, installing water supply, and constructing drainage works on the New ISBT-to-Patna Station section of the line.


The YFC–MCL JV will construct Line-1’s Danapur-Patliputra ramp section and the 4-km Mithapur Ramp–Khemni Chak section that will cover seven elevated stations. The scope of the contract involves part design and construction of elevated viaducts, elevated ramps at Mithapur and Patliputra, and seven elevated stations, that is, at  Danapur, Saguna More, RPS More, Patliputra, Mithapur, Ramkrishna Nagar, and Jaganpura Station, of Line-1 of Phase-I of the project.


Line-1 of Patna Metro will span 16.86 km and will connect Danapur Cantonment to Khemni Chak through 14 metro stations at Danapur Cantonment, Saguna More, RPS More, Patliputra, Rukanpura, Raja Bazar, Patna Zoo, Vikas Bhawan, Vidyut Bhawan, Patna Railway Junction, Mithapur, Ramkrishna Nagar, Jaganpura, and Khemni Chak.


Line-2 of Patna Metro will span 14.05 km and will connect Patna Railway Junction to New ISBT through 12 stations at Patna Railway Junction, Akashvani, Gandhi Maidan, PMCH, Patna University, Moin Ul Haq Stadium, Rajendra Nagar, Malahi Pakri, Khemni Chak, Bhoothnath, Zero Mile, and New ISBT.