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  • The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the acquisition of Bombardier Transportation by Alstom. Alstom and Bombardier have welcomed the European Commission’s (EC) decision for conditional clearance of the proposed acquisition of Bombardier Transportation by Alstom. The Commission’s approval for the transaction is conditional on the proposed engagements that consist of: A transfer of Bombardier Transportation’s contribution to the V300 ZEFIRO very high-speed train and an offer of IP licence to Hitachi for the train co-developed by Hitachi and Bombardier Transportation for use in future very high-speed [...]
  • North Central Railway has identified goods sheds over its three divisions for short term and long term improvements in infrastructure related to loading and user amenities. Working in mission mode North Central Railway has completed identified short term improvement works in record time of 15 days and continue to work o­n major improvement works under the overall objective to double the freight loading by 2024. In the immediate input category works like repair to wharf and road connectivity, repair to labourers and merchant rooms, provision of drinking water facilities, repairs [...]
  • In continuation to tender for Contract PC-01, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Ltd. has now invited open e-tenders for the scope: ‘Contract PEDD-02: Simulation study for designing of ECS and TVS system for underground section of Danapur – Khemni Chak (Corridor -1) and Patna Railway Station – New ISBT (Corridor -2) of Patna Metro Rail Project’. Tender Reference Number: PEDD-02 Approximate cost of work: INR 73.16 Lakhs Tender Security: INR 01 Lakhs Completion period of the Work: 09 Months Pre-bid Meeting: 14.08.2020 at 11:00 hrs (Video Conference) Tender submission [...]
  • The doubling project from Hotgi – Kudgi – Gadag (284 km) was sanctioned by Railway Board in 2014-15 at an anticipated cost of Rs.1870 Crore. It connects states of Karnataka & Maharashtra through Bijapur & Sholapur districts. Doubling of Kudgi-Hotgi has been taken up under Customer funding model with M/s. NTPC. This is one such project in Indian Railways, wherein Customer/beneficiary of the project is contributing to the cost of project. An amount of Rs. 946 Crore has been deposited by M/s. NTPC towards the cost of Doubling of the [...]
  • Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC) has completed more than half of the piling work of the 9 Kms long Priority Corridor of the Kanpur Metro Project that is being constructed between IIT to Motijheel. Piling means preparing the foundation by digging into the ground and putting reinforcement under the carved pile. A total of 2330 piles is to be prepared between IITs to Motijheel, out of which around 1300 piles have been prepared so far, i.e. about 55% of the work has been completed.  Piling work from IIT to [...]
  • In continuation to tender for Contract MMI/Civil/01 and Contract MMI/Civil/02, now the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Ltd. has invited online open e-tenders for the work “Contract MMI/Civil/03: Multi Model Integration of 18-Metro Stations viz Vinod Nagar West, Vinod Nagar East, Trilokpuri, Mayur Vihar Phase-I, IP Extension, Mayur Vihar Pocket-I, Sukhdev Vihar, Jamia Nagar, Karkarduma Court, Krishna Nagar, East Azad Nagar, Gokulpuri, Shiv Vihar, Johri Enclave, Maujpur, Jaffrabad, Welcome and Delhi Gate Metro Stations of Phase-III”. Tender Reference Number: MMI/Civil/03 Approximate cost of work: INR 12.14 Crores Tender Security: INR [...]
  • The Reay Road ROB near Reay Road Railway Station, undertaken for reconstruction provides a connecting link from Byculla to Mazgaon over the Harbour Railway Line. A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed between MRIDC and Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) on 14th July, 2020 to reconstruct old 11 ROBs and 1 RUB in Mumbai and Suburban regions.  Rajesh Kumar Jaiswal, Managing Director, MRIDC informs that the new Cable Stayed Bridge will have a longer span, to minimize the number of foundations as well as shifting of the underground [...]
  • In continuation to tender for Contract MMI/Civil/02: Multi Model Integration of 21-Metro Stations, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Ltd. has now invited open e-Tenders for the work, Contract: CT- 38: Supply of 3500 MT 90 UTS, UIC 60, 13 m, Class “A” 880 Grade Rails, IRS-T-12-2009 for (A) DMRC Depot. Extensions at Delhi of Delhi MRTS Project and (B) Kanjur Marg Depot of Line-6 Corridor of Mumbai Metro Rail Project of MMRDA. Tender Reference Number: CT -38 Approximate cost of work: INR 24.55 Crores Tender Security: INR 24.55 lakhs [...]
  • The Underground section of the Phase-2 of the project consists of 13.9 kms Underground corridor from South ramp near Jayanagar Fire station to North Ramp near Nagawara underground station, consisting of 12 underground stations and 10.37 kms of Twin Tunnels. The construction of the entire underground work has been divided into four packages namely RT01, RT02, RTO3 and RT04.  Under RT03 Package the work involves, tunneling from Cantonment station to Shivaji Nagar station and from Cantonment station upto launching / retrieval shaft at Shadhi Mahal near Tannery Road Underground station [...]
  • Northeast Frontier Railway has appointed RITES to provide Structural Health and Monitoring System (SHMS) of Bogibeel Bridge Rail‐Cum‐ Road Bridge. Following this, tenders are invited by RITES Ltd., acting for and on behalf of Northeast Frontier Railway, for the work of “Engagement of System Integrator for supply, installation, testing, commissioning and maintenance of Monitoring system for Structural Health Monitoring System (SHMS) for Bogibeel Rail cum Road Bridge across river Brahmaputra near Dibrugarh, Assam, India.” Tender Reference Number: RITES/RCED/RI/SHMS/2019/02 Estimated Cost of Work: INR 38.2 Crore Time for Completion: 32 months Pre‐Bid [...]

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