New Delhi, India (Metro Rail Today): Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC) has recently shortlisted three bidders/consortia for providing consultancy services for the implementation of 65.1 km Phase 4 corridors of the Delhi Metro Rail Project.
Phase 4 of Delhi Metro comprises three corridors - 28.92 km extension of the Magenta Line (Janakpuri West to R.K.Ashram), 12.58 km extension of Pink Line (Mukundpur to Maujpur), and 1 new corridor (Silver Line) with 23.62 km to connect Delhi Aerocity to Tughlakabad).
In May 2021, DMRC had invited Expression of Interest (EOI) applications under contract package DCS-1B. A total of six bidders/consortia had expressed their interests and submitted applications (EOIs) for the above work. The names of bidders are DB Engineering and Consulting GmbH, MM S.p.A – SMEC International – Hill International JV, SYSTRA – OCG – Nippon Koei – RITES JV, AYESA – BARSYL JV, Egis Rail – Padeco – Mott Macdonald JV, and Rina Consulting – TYPSA – Yuksel – Artelia JV. Out of those, the first three consortia namely DB Engineering and Consulting GmbH, MM S.p.A – SMEC International – Hill International JV and SYSTRA – OCG – Nippon Koei – RITES JV have been shortlisted in the first scrutiny and the remaining three bidders/consortia did not qualify the terms of EoI notice.
DMRC will now issue a request for proposal (RFP) to the 3 shortlisted bidders/consortia to submit their technical & financial proposals. The final selection will be made based on the 80:20 Quality and Cost Based Selection (QCBS) with 80% weightage on technical score and 20% weightage on the financial score.
The role of the Consultant will be mainly to provide advisory services to DMRC in various areas for successful commissioning to complete Phase 4 of the Delhi Metro Rail Project that includes providing services in Project Planning, Programming and Monitoring, Civil Engineering, Design & Structure, Quality assurance in construction, signalling, Telecommunication, Automatic Fare Collection System, Track, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, BMS, Rolling Stock and Safety, Health & Environment.
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