16 construction firms have bid for the construction contract for the Gandhi Nagar depot of Indore Metro Line-3 after the Madhya Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (MPMRC) opened technical bids last week.
this depot Indore Metro Phase 1 The project is the fourth civilian package so far, and will be used to serve trains on the 33.53 km Yellow Line, connecting Palasia – Railway Station – Rajwara – Airport – Bhavarsala with 30 elevated stations around Indore city. will form a ring line.
MPMRCL invited tenders in September for the construction of the depot with a time limit of 3 years and Rs. 283.65 crore is estimated to be funded through equity contribution from Government of India and Government of Madhya Pradesh.
lead bidder (some may be in joint venture with others):
- Altis Holding Corporation
- Amara Raja Infra Private Limited
- Bansal Construction Works Private Limited
- Bridge & Roof Company India Limited
- Dhaya Mazu Infrastructure (Asia) Sdn Berhad
- Dineshchandra R Agarwal (DRA) Infracon Pvt. Ltd.
- Engineering Projects (India) Limited
- Ircon International Limited
- KSM Bashir Mohammed And Sons
- Montecarlo Limited
- Kwality Buildcon Private Limited
- Shalimar Corp Ltd
- SMS Limited
- Suraj Buildcon Pvt. Ltd.
- URC Construction Pvt. Ltd.
- Vijay Nirman Company Private Limited
short range: Construction of Rolling Stock Depot cum Workshop at Gandhi Nagar for Indore Metro Rail Project
Design details such as stabling, workshop, number of inspection lines were not mentioned in the original tender notice and are still unknown at this time.
All the 16 bids have now been sent for technical bid evaluation, which may take a few months to complete. When this is done, the financial bids of the technically qualified bidders will be opened to find out who is the lowest bidder and the most likely contractor for its construction.
The list includes many familiar names. Altis recently won The contract of Chennai Metro Poonamallee Depot, while URC won Chennai Metro Madhavaram depot contract. KSM Bashir Mohd & Sons is currently working in Polytechnic Depot of Kanpur Metro, which has been Construction in record time.
The Gandhi Nagar depot at Indore will initially have 25 train-sets of 3 coaches (total 75 coaches) as part of the 156-coach rolling stock contract, which will be combined. Bhopal MetroFor which the bidding is going on now.