Larsen & Toubro today emerged as the lowest bidder for manufacturing the 8.198 km package C-5 508.17 km Mumbai – Ahmedabad High Speed Rail (MAHSR Bullet Train Project) followed by National National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) opened the financial bids.
Package C5 connects chainages KM 393.700 and KM 401.898 of the main line within Vadodara city and is the second shortest package among the 5 packages within the state of Gujarat. In mid-2022, it will become the fifth and last section in Gujarat to enter the construction phase.
financial bid results
|strong||Bid (Rs. in crore)|
|Larsen & Toubro (L&T)||2460.88|
|GR Infraprojects – Sadbhav||2487.35|
|IRCON – DRA Infracon||disqualified|
IFB Number: Package No. MAHSR-C-5
short range: Design Build for Double Line High Speed Railway involving Vadodara Station, Confirmation Car Base, Viaducts and allied works between Bridge, Crossing Bridge and MAHSR Km. Design of Civil and Building Works including Testing and Commissioning on Lump Sum Price Basis and Construction. 393.700 and mAhSR Km. 401.898 for the project for construction of Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail in the state of Gujarat
The tendering process for this package took a long time to begin due to a redesign to optimize the amount of construction required. read all about him and watch a video here,
The estimation of NHSRCL is unknown to me, so it is impossible to predict how L&T is bid and what is the probability of the LOA being issued. If awarded, it will be L&T’s third and smallest win, and they will be responsible for the construction of 333.87 km of the main line (C4+C5+C6) from the Maharashtra-Gujarat border to the south side of Ahmedabad city.
With this development, here is the status of each citizen package of the bullet train project. This table is best viewed on a desktop device.
List of all bullet train civil packages and their status can be as follows seen here,