Indore, India (Urban Transport News): After finalizing the second civil contract of Indore Metro Project, Madhya Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MPMRCL) issued a contract order (letter of acceptance) of Rs 1,034 crore to Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) for the construction of 10.927 km Is. Stretch between MR10 Road and Gandhi Nagar under Package IN-03.
The scope of work under this contract package includes design and construction of an elevated viaduct between Ch.14+488 and Ch.25+415, a viaduct connecting the depot leading to the interface location, nine (9) elevated metro rail stations , including all Civil, Structural, Roof Structure, Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) works for Indore Metro Rail Project (Yellow Line), Architectural Finishes, Facade, Entry/Exit, FOB, Viaduct within Stations including Transition Span.
Tenders were invited for this contract package in March 2021 with an estimated cost of Rs 1,000. RVNL was the sole bidder for this contract package. The Technical Bid was opened on 2nd July 2021.
The nine metro stations to be constructed under this contract are Gandhi Nagar, Super Corridor 6, Super Corridor 5, Super Corridor 4, Super Corridor 3, Super Corridor 2 and Super Corridor 1, located at Bhavarsala Square and MR 10 Road. Will be The scope of work also includes construction of about 575m depot-line.
RVNL will have to complete the work in 847 days. This package will be funded through equity contribution from Government of India and Government of Madhya Pradesh. However, no external agency has yet agreed to fund the project.