Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS update: NCRTC and BEL signs agreement for transfer of land for construction of RRTS corridor

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National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) on Monday signed an agreement with Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) for transfer of land on temporary basis for the construction of Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS Corridor. This agreement will help in further pacing up the ongoing construction activities and deliver this commuter-centric project in time. 

  • NCRTC has geared up construction activities on India’s first Regional Rail between Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut.
  • Superstructures are now visible on the Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS corridor.
  • The RRTS will have a total length of 82.15 km (68.03 km elevated and 14.12 km underground) with 25 stations.
  • It will have a design speed of 180 km per hour, maximum operating speed of 160 km per hour and high-frequency operations, which will reduce the journey time from Delhi to Meerut to 60 minutes. 
  • The Project will develop an efficient and sustainable regional transport system and reduce congestion in Delhi, by offering people the alternative of settling in surrounding cities and being able to commute to Delhi through a fast, reliable, safe and comfortable public transport system.

Recent Progress:

Recently, the NCRTC has invited online bids for the following works- Package 11: Architectural Finishing for 11 Elevated Stations and Design Verification, Detailed Engineering, Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of Electrical and Mechanical Systems including Fire Detection & Suppression Systems and Hydraulics Systems from Sarai Kale Khan to New Ashok Nagar DN Ramp and Duhai (EPE) to start of Partapur Station and Begumpul UP Ramp to Modipuram of Delhi – Ghaziabad – Meerut RRTS Corridor.

In Two Lots:

(i) DM/AC/COR-OF/127 Lot-P11 L1: Architectural Finishing for 2 Elevated Stations (viz. Sarai Kale Khan & New Ashok Nagar Stations) and Design Verification, Detailed Engineering, Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of Electrical and Mechanical Systems including Fire Detection & Suppression Systems and Hydraulics Systems from Sarai Kale Khan to New Ashok Nagar DN Ramp of Delhi – Ghaziabad – Meerut RRTS Corridor.

  • EMD Amount: INR 14.30 Million 
  • Period Of Work(Days): 1364 

(ii) DM/AC/COR-OF/128 Lot-P11 L2: Architectural Finishing for 9 Elevated Stations (viz. Murad Nagar, Modi Nagar South, Modi Nagar North, Meerut South, Brahmpuri, MES Colony, Daurli, Meerut North, Modipuram) and Design Verification, Detailed Engineering, Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of Electrical and Mechanical Systems including Fire Detection & Suppression Systems and Hydraulics Systems from Duhai (EPE) to start of Partapur Station and Begumpul UP Ramp to Modipuram of Delhi – Ghaziabad –Meerut RRTS Corridor. 

  • EMD Amount: INR 25.05 Million
  • Period Of Work(Days): 1484 

Key Dates:

  • Bid Opening Date: 09-Dec-2020
  • Pre Bid Meeting Date: 05-Oct-2020
  • Document Download/Sale Start Date: 21-Oct-2020
  • Document Download/Sale End Date: 09-Dec-2020
  • Clarification Start Date: 21-Oct-2020
  • Clarification End Date: 18-Nov-2020
  • Bid Submission Start Date: 02-Dec-2020
  • Bid Submission End Date: 09-Dec-2020

Open Competitive Bidding (OCB) – International will be conducted in accordance with ADB’s Single Stage- Two Envelope Bidding Procedure and is open to all Bidders from eligible countries as described in the Bidding Document.

  • The works shall be constructed to the highest standards available using proven up—to-date good Engineering practices.
  • The Specification shall in any case not specify standards which, in the Engineer’s opinion, are less than or inferior to those described in Technical/Construction Specifications contained in the Bidding Documents.
  • Construction shall be carried out employing the procedures established by the Contractor in his Quality, Safety Health and Environmental management plans.
  • The Contractor shall be responsible for obtaining all necessary approvals from the relevant Public/Government/Local/Statutory or any agencies in the construction of the works.

Source: NCRTC-Press Release

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