Four firms bid for construction of Thane Depot for Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train Project

MRT Online Desk Posted on: 2023-05-30 16:30:00 Viewer: 1,922 Comments: 0 Country: India City: New Delhi

Four firms bid for construction of Thane Depot for Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train Project

New Delhi, India (Metro Rail Today): The National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) has opened technical bids for contract package D1 of Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speeed Rail Project on 30th May 2023 in New Delhi. This contract package is related to construction of Bullet Train Maintenance depot at Thane in Maharashtra state.

As per data shared, a total of four major construction firms/consortia have submitted their bids to construct Thane Depot (Contract Package MAHSR-D-1) for Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor. The name of bidders are as under:-

  • KEC International Ltd
  • Larsen & Toubro Ltd (L&T)
  • SCC-PREMCO JV
  • Dineshchandra-DMRC JV

Now all bids have been sent for technical evaluation of all bidders. This is second time when DMRC (Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd) has bid for Bullet Train project in joint venture with Dineshchandra R. Agrawal Infracon Private Limited.

Tender notice for Design and Const. of Thane Depot including Civil Works, Building Works, Inspection Sheds, Maintenance Depot, and Installation, Testing and Commissioning of Maintenance Facilities, and other Associated works in the State of Maharashtra for Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor in December 2022 with 2010 days completion period.

Thane Rolling Stock-cum-Maintenance depot will be the second largest Bullet Train Depot after Sabarmati Depot. Thane depot will spread over an area of 60 hectares. In line of Sabarmati, Thane depot will also have coach washing plants, inspection bays, sheds, workshops, and stabling lines for regular maintenance of trains.

All Bullet Train depots will have reservoirs for rain water harvesting and collected water is passed through treatment plants within the depot before being re-used for washing trainsets. Depots will also have recharge pits for recharging water back into the earth. The depots will also be capable of recycling and re-using effluent and sewage water. Bio-waste from the trains is stored in tanks onboard and removed at depots, where it is then treated in sewage treatment plants.

The 508-km long Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor will connect BKC Mumbai (in Maharashtra) to Ahmedabad (in Gujarat) with 12 stations.

  




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