Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) has taken a significant step towards enhancing regional connectivity by entering into a contract with the joint venture of M/s Balaji Railroad Systems Pvt. Ltd. and Habog Consultants Pvt. Ltd. The agreement is dedicated to the Preparation of a Feasibility Study Report for the introduction of a Mass Rapid Transit System linking Hosur with Bommasandra.
Chennai Metro Rail Limited signed the Contract Agreement for Selection of Consultant for Preparation of Feasibility Study Report for introducing Mass Rapid Transit System connecting Hosur with Bommasandra. The Contract Agreement was signed with the JV of M/s Balaji Railroad Systems Private Limited and Habog Consultants Private Limited for a value of Rs.29.44 Lakhs.
Brief about the Project:
- This proposed corridor is approximately 20 km.
- It will be an interstate project via Attibele covering 8 km in Tamil Nadu and 12 km in Karnataka.
- Overall, the scope of work involves conducting various traffic surveys, updating the existing Travel Demand Model, forecasting the travel demand for the horizon period of 30 years at 5-year intervals and estimation of ridership along proposed corridors.
The contract was signed in the presence of Mr. M.A. Siddique, I.A.S., Managing Director, CMRL and Mr. T. Archunan, IRSE – Director (Projects) of CMRL, the Contract Agreement was signed by Mr. T. Livingstone Eliazer, Chief General Manager (PP&D) on behalf of CMRL, Mr. John Rajkumar (Chief- Corporate Strategy & New Initiatives -M/s Balaji Railroad Systems Private Limited) & Mr. K.P. Gopakumar (Director/Chief Financial Officer- Habog Consultants Private Limited) on behalf of JV of M/s Balaji Railroad Systems Private Limited JV and Habog Consultants Private Limited. Mr. D. Jebaselwin Gladson, GM (CM & CP), Mr. R. Ranganathan, GM (Civil) and other officials from CMRL along with consultants were present during the occasion.
This strategic initiative not only strengthens Chennai’s commitment to efficient urban transportation but also fosters interstate connectivity for sustainable regional development.
Source: CMRL- Press Release | Image Credit: CMRL
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