Chennai Metro invites tender for electrical, BMS system, VAC and allied works for various underground, elevated stations and viaducts in Corridor-5 of Phase-2 project

Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) has invited digitally signed open e-tender for the supply, installation, testing, commissioning and training of electrical, plumbing, fire protection, VAC works, & BMS system, for the stretch between Madhavaram Milk colony station and Grain Market station in Phase-2 of the project.

  • Tender Reference Number: CMRL/CON/PHASE-II/CORR-5/CP12-C5-E&M-03
  • Name of Work: Supply, installation, testing, commissioning and training of electrical, plumbing, fire protection, VAC works & BMS system from Madhavaram Milk Colony Station (Excluding) CH – 76.000 to Grain Market Station (Excluding) CH – 16399.716 for 6 nos underground stations and 10 nos elevated stations, bored tunnel, cut & cover tunnel, U-section, elevated ramp, elevated viaduct in Corridor-5 of Chennai Metro Rail Project, Phase-2.
  • EMD: INR 1.70 Crores
  • Duration of Contract: 1180 Days + DNP (730 Days)
  • Document Download/Sale Start Date: 30th Sep, 2023
  • Document Download/Sale End Date: 22nd Jan, 2024
  • Pre Bid Meeting Date: 07th Oct, 2023
  • Bid Submission Start Date: 15th Jan, 2024
  • Bid Submission End Date: 22nd Jan, 2024
  • Bid Opening Date: 23rd Jan, 2024

Scope of Supply:

The Contractor shall supply all equipment and facilities necessary to meet the requirements of this technical specification, including, but not limited to:

  • All necessary equipment at Station like workstation, DDCs, Modems, Gateways, switches and other associated accessories including cables and their containment arrangement necessary to provide for control, monitoring, and supervision from SCR (Station Control Room) monitoring all VAC/MEP services.
  • Workstation in the Station, DDCs, Ethernet switches, Pressure Differential transducer & all kinds of relevant sensors, transducers and other equipment as defined in the BOQ and required for efficient working of BMS systems.
    • Control equipment, including accessories / components,
    • All cable trays, cables and cabling necessary for the BMS Works;
    • Enclosures and supporting brackets for housing and fixing equipment;
    • Earthing of all equipments as defined in the specifications;
    • All equipment associated with any interfaces required to ensure operation within the performance requirements;
    • All equipment necessary to allow the introduction of future services without disruption to Phase 2 services;
    • All special test equipment and tools, including data configuration tools;
    • Maintenance tools;
    • All equipment necessary to carry out factory and on-site testing and commissioning;
    • All software, appropriately safety validated, verified and certified, to meet the requirements of the Specification;
    • All software and hardware required for data logging;
    • The BMS contractor will be responsible for sealing with fire rated material of all openings left due to BMS works.

Manufacturing Plan Requirements:

Manufacturing Plan shall identify the scope of work to be controlled. In relation to such scope of work, it shall, without limitation, define:

  • The organisation of the Contractor’s staff directly responsible for the day to day management of the work on or off the Site;
  • The specific allocations of responsibility and authority given to identified personnel for the day-to-day management of the work with particular reference to the supervision, inspection and testing of the work;
  • The interfacing or co-ordination required with the Contractor’s other related Quality Plan(s);
  • The specific methods of manufacture to identify any relevant Method Statements and develop those Method Statements to a degree of detail sufficient to permit the Engineer to understand;
  • The procedures, instructions and forms to be applied to manage and control the following:
    • The purchasing of materials and ensuring they comply with the requirements of the specification, including purchasing documentation and specific verification arrangements for Contractor’s/ Engineer’s inspection of material or manufactured product prior to release for use/installation;
    • The manufacturing process so as to ensure compliance with drawings and specifications;
    • The manufacturing process so as to ensure clear identification and traceability of material and manufactured parts;
    • The inspection and testing activities of incoming materials, in process and final product;
    • The identification of the inspection and test status of all material and manufactured products during all stages of the manufacturing process to ensure that only products that have passed the required inspections and tests are dispatched for use and/or installation;
    • The review and disposition of non-conforming material or product so as to avoid unintended use/installation;
    • The assessment and disposition of nonconforming material and manufactured product and approval for reworking or rejection as scrap;
    • The identification of preventive action so as to prevent recurrence of similar non-conformance; and
    • The handling, storage, packaging, preservation and delivery of manufactured products.
  • The Inspection and Test Plans to manage and control any test and inspection activities;
  • All particulars of materials submitted for Notice of No Objection by the Engineer
  • Where required by the Contract, the quality control requirements for major components in accordance with clause 5.6; and
  • List of forms and formats to be used to record the activities under the Manufacturing Plans shall be attached at the end of each section or reference included to existing standard procedures.

Employer/Engineer shall provide a list of defects, shrinkages or other faults or requiring to be completed any items of incomplete work which are present in the Works at Operational Acceptance Certificate, and which is the responsibility of the Contractor to complete or make good.

Defects are generally regarded to include any deficiency in the quality of the works including defects due to faulty material or workmanship. This may extend to design where it is part of the Contractor’s responsibilities.

Within a reasonable period after such a schedule of defects is issued by the Engineer, the Contractor shall ensure that the items properly specified in the schedule of defects are made good or completed in accordance with the Contract to the reasonable satisfaction of the Engineer/ Employer and at no additional cost to the Contract.

The rectification and/or replacement work shall be subject to a further period of twelve (12) months apart from the defects liability period of twenty-four (24) months. If the defect is not remedied within a reasonable time Employer may arrange the rectification of the Work at the risk and expense of the Contractor.

During the defect’s liability period, the contractor shall take reasonable steps to protect the equipment from any kind of water leakage/ingress. The DLP team of the contractor must assist the Employer’s operation and maintenance team for the till actual DLP Period after revenue operation.

If during the defects liability period any defect is found, the Contractor must, promptly and at its cost repair, replace or otherwise make good (in consultation with the Employer) the defect as well as any damage to the facility caused by the defect. The Contractor will bear all incidental costs, including any costs of removal associated with the repair, replacement or making good of the defect or damage.

The contractor shall submit the MTTR for each installed equipment before starting the DLP period. If not, the Employer/Engineer will be instructed to follow the specific MTTR for each equipment’s.

Contractor has to demonstrate achieved targets of reliability (MTBF) for all during DLP as committed by the contractor under his offer or as approved by the Engineer, If Reliability targets for some of the equipment are not achieved during DLP contractor shall replace/modify all such equipment supplied under the contract at his risk and free of cost with the approval of Employer/ Engineer. DLP of such replaced/modified equipment however will start from the date of such replacement/modification.


Manufacturer’s Eligibility Criteria:

  • Manufacturer should have necessary BIS certificate for the proposed Range of products for CMRL application.
  • LED Luminaire (LED, driver and housing) shall be manufactured in a facility registered to ISO 9001 (Quality management system) and ISO 14001 (Environmental management system). Validity certificate shall be submitted as proof to ER.
  • The lighting supplier shall be a manufacturer of at least one component of LED luminaire (LED, Driver and Light fixture).
  • The manufacturer shall show at least five years of continuous and current experience in the design, manufacturing, and testing of LED luminaires of similar type proposed light fixture for the project as per specifications.
  • Manufacturer should provide 5 years Warranty for all the products proposed for the Metro Lighting.

Minimum average annual construction turnover of INR 75 Crores calculated as total certified payments received for contracts in progress and/or completed, within the last 5 years divided by 5 years.

  • The Works successfully (iii ) / Substantially (ix) completed between 01 st January 2013 and bid submission deadline. Minimum number of:
    • One work of value INR 130 Crores (ii) or above; or
    • Two works of value INR 80 Crores (ii) each or above; or
    • Three works of value INR 65 Crores (ii) each or above.

The complete documents can be downloaded from

Source: CMRL- Tender | Image Credit (representational): Chennai Metro

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