Chennai Metro signs agreement with RVNL for construction of elevated viaduct & metro stations from Sholinganallur to Sipcot

Chennai Metro Rail Limited signed the Contract Agreement for Contract No. C3- ECV-01 with M/s Rail Vikas Nigam Limited. The contract is part of ADB funding for Phase-II under Loan Agreement No.4273. This is the last Elevated Corridor tender awarded for CMRL Phase-II.

More Details:

  • The Scope of the contract involves Construction of Elevated Viaduct (Approximate Length of 10 Km), Nine (9) Elevated Metro Stations at Sholinganallur Lake-I, Sri Ponniamman Temple (Sholinganallur Lake-II), Sathyabama University (Semmeancheri-I), Semmeancheri-II, Gandhi Nagar, Navallur, Siruseri, Siruseri SIPCOT-1 and Siruseri SIPCOT-2 and Stabling Viaduct at SIPCOT CMRL issued Letter of Acceptance to M/s Rail Vikas Nigam Limited on 10/01/2023 for an amount of INR 1134,11,42,182/- (Including Provisional Sum and GST).
  • The Contract Agreement is signed by Mr. T. Archunan, Director (Projects) on behalf of CMRL and Mr. Chaudhary Rajneesh Kumar Singh, Sr. DGM/Electrical/BD on behalf of M/s RVNL.
  • Mr. D. Gurunath Reddy, Additional General Manager (CP), Mr. K. Pratheeban, Joint General Manager (EC), Officials of CMRL, GC and M/s RVNL were present during the Contract Agreement signing ceremony.

About Chennai Metro Phase-2:

  • Phase II expansion has been planned for a length of 118.9 Km network with 128 nos. Of Stations. It consists of three Corridors i.e. Corridor -3 – From Madhavaram to SIPCOT (45.8 Km), Corridor -4 – From Lighthouse to Poonamalle Bypass (26.1 Km), Corridor-5- From Madhavaram to Sholinganallur (47 Km).
  • The estimated cost of the project is Rs. 63246/- Cr (Rupees Sixty three thousand two hundred and forty six only) (including IDC). The project is proposed to be completed by the end of 2026.

Source: Chennai Metro- Press Release | Image Credit: Chennai Metro