Surat, India (Metro Rail Today): Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation Limited (GMRC) has received a total of six (6) bids against the civil work contract package C5 of Surat Metro Rail Project Phase 1. Technical bids for the contract package CS5 were opened on May 5, 2022.
As per the information shared, the following six construction firms/consortia have shown their interest to construct a total of 10.559 km stretch (Bheshan Dead End – Majura Gate Station) of 19.26 km Corridor-2 of Surat Metro that will connect Bhesan to Saroli through 18 metro stations.
Tender notice for the construction of this stretch of Corridor 2 of Surat Metro under contract package C5 was issued in January 2022, with an estimated work value of Rs 870 crores.
The scope of work includes the construction of a 10.559 Km Elevated Viaduct and 11 Nos. Stations (Excl. E&M, Architectural Finishing and Roofing) From Bheshan Dead End (Ch. -949.63 m) to Majura Gate Station (Ch. 9090m) including Viaduct Ramp to Depot Entry near Bheshan for Surat Metro Rail Project Phase – 1, Corridor-2 (Package 1).
The 11 elevated stations in this package will be constructed at Bhesan, Botanical Garden, Ugat Vaarigruh, Palanpur Road, LP Savani School, Performing Art Centre, Adajan Gam, Aquarium, Badri Narayan Temple and Athwa Chopati.
Now all bids have been sent for the technical evaluation and once the technical evaluation is completed GMRC will open the Financial Bids for this contract package.
This contract package will be funded by KfW through an ODA loan agreement amounting to 442.26 million Euros signed between KfW and Govt. of India in December 2021.
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