5 Firms Submit Bids For 750 V DC Third Rail Electrification System Agra Metro Phase 1 Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC) has opened tenders today.
Agra Metro’s package AGE-1 and 2 is one of the few packages that have been freely tendered, along with the rest (Train coaches and locomotives, telecommunications, tracks etc) being bundled with new operations Kanpur Metro,
UPMRC invited tenders for this in October 2021 with Rs. 450 million estimated and a time frame of 36 months – funded by the European Investment Bank (EIB) through 450 million euros (Approx. Rs.3860 crore) Loan,
- Alstom Transport India Limited
- Larsen & Toubro Limited
- Lincoln India Pvt. Ltd.
- Siemens Limited
- Sterling & Wilson Pvt. Ltd.
Brief Scope of UPMRC: Design, Supply, Installation of HV Cabling, 750 V DC 3 Rail Traction System, 33 KV Cable Network, Receiving Cum Aux Main Substation including ASS, TSS and SCADA SIS from Grid Substations for Core-1 & 2 of Agra Metro Rail Project ,Testing and Commissioning UP.
The 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 identify who is the lowest bidder and most likely contractor.
Phase 1 of Agra Metro was approved by the Central Government of India in February 2019 with 2 lines and 28 stations – a mix of elevated and underground sections – See detailed information here,
, line 1: Sikandra – Taj East Gate (14.25 km, 14 stations)
, line 2: Agra Cantt. – Kalindi Vihar (15.40 km, 15 stations)
UPMRC has set a deadline of 12 months for the 3 km Priority Corridor (Taj East Gate – Fatehabad Road) section of Line-1 which is under construction Sam India Builtwell (Viaduct and Station) And Lisha Engineers (PAC Depot),
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