5 Bidders emerged for Agra Metro’s Electrification Contract AGE-1 & 2

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AGRA (Metro Rail Information): After the Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Company (UPMRC) opened tenders right now, 5 organisations filed provides for the 750 V DC Third Rail electrification system of the Agra Metro Part 1 venture. Package deal AGE-1 & 2 for the Agra Metro is among the few bid independently, with the rest (rolling inventory, telecommunications, rails, and so forth) being mixed with the newly functioning Kanpur Metro.

The UPMRC invited tenders for it in October 2021, with an Rs. 450 crore price range and a 36-month timeline –  funded by a 450 million Euro (about Rs. 3860 crores) mortgage from the European Funding Financial institution (EIB).

Design, Provide, Set up, Testing and Commissioning of Receiving cum Aux Primary Substations Incl HV Cabling from Grid Substations,750 V DC third Rail Traction System,33kV Cable Community, ASS, TSS and SCADA Sys for Corr-1and2 of Agra Metro Rail Venture UP are a few of the temporary scopes for the venture.

The next have been the bidders for the venture:

  • Alstom Transport India Ltd.
  • Larsen & Toubro Ltd.
  • Linxon India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Siemens Ltd.
  • Sterling & Wilson Pvt. Ltd.

The bids have now been transferred to the technical bid analysis group, which may take a couple of months. After that, the financially qualifying bidders’ monetary bids will reveal who’s the bottom bidder and most possible contractor.

In February 2019, India’s Central Authorities authorized Part 1 of the Agra Metro, which incorporates two strains and 28 stations with a mixture of elevated and underground sections.

• Line 1: Sikandra – Taj East Gate (14.25 km, 14 stations)
• Line 2: Agra Cantt. – Kalindi Vihar (15.40 km, 15 stations)

UPMRC has stipulated a 12-month deadline for Line-1’s 3 km Precedence Hall (Taj East Gate – Fatehabad Highway) part, which is underneath building by Sam India Builtwell (viaduct & stations) and Lisha Engineers (PAC Depot).

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