Six firms bid for feasibility study work for Tiruchirappalli, Tirunelveli and Salem Metro projects

MRT Online Desk Posted on: 2022-05-01 06:45:00 Viewer: 1,599 Comments: 0 Country: India City: Chennai

Six firms bid for feasibility study work for Tiruchirappalli, Tirunelveli and Salem Metro projects

Chennai, India (Metro Rail Today): Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) has received a total of six bids against the request for proposals (RfP) notice issued for the selection of Consultant for Preparation of Feasibility Study Report for Introducing a Mass Rapid Transit System in Tiruchirappalli, Tirunelveli and Salem City.

CMRL has opened technical bids on April 29, 2022, for conducting a feasibility study survey for the preparation of detailed project reports (DPR) for the proposed metro rail systems for Tiruchirappalli, Tirunelveli and Salem City of Tamilnadu.

As per the information shared, the following six bidders have shown interest to carry out the above works:-

  • RITES Limited
  • Urban Mass Transit Company Ltd. (UMTC)
  • L&T Infrastructure Engineering Ltd.
  • Balaji Railroad Systems Private Ltd. (BARSYL)
  • Aarvee Associates Architects Engineers and Consultants Private Ltd.
  • RINA Consulting SpA 

An RfP notice for the above works under 2021- DFR for Tier II Cities was issued in February 2022 with a 122-day work completion deadline.

The scope of work includes but is not limited to:-

i. To collect and examine available reports of previous studies, plans, CMP reports and others related to transportation scenarios of the City Metropolitan Region.

ii. To collect primary transport network inventory data along with utilities within the Project Influence Area.

iii. To collect all the secondary information such as development plans, and public transport routes.

iv. To conduct a review of the current situation in order to establish the existing condition and capacity of the public transport system.

v. To update the CMP Study Travel Demand Model, calibrate and validate for base year travel conditions and to forecast the travel demand for the horizon period of 30 years at 5-year intervals.


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