Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFCCIL) has invited open e-tenders, in Single Stage Two Packet System for Design and construction of new broad gauge (B.G.) track connecting Sasaram (SSM) yard with Ara line over newly constructed rail flyover (RFO), over IR and DFC tracks in East Central Railway in the state of Bihar in connection with construction of EDFC.
- Tender Reference Number: DDU-EN-SSM-RFO-Track-371
- Name of Work: Design and construction of new broad gauge (B.G.) track connecting Sasaram (SSM) yard with Ara line over newly constructed rail flyover (RFO), over IR and DFC tracks in East Central Railway in the state of Bihar in connection with construction of EDFC.
- Estimated Cost of Work: INR 7,62,43,324 Crore
- EMD: INR 19,06,100 Lakh
- Completion Period: 12 Months
- Document Download / Sale Start Date: 13th December, 2022
- Document Download / Sale End Date: 03rd January, 2023
- Pre-Bid Conference Meeting: 15th December, 2022
- Bid Submission Start Date: 20th December, 2022
- Bid Submission End Date: 03rd January, 2023
- Tender Opening Date: 03rd January, 2023
Scope of Work:
- EDFC alignment is passing parallel to Mughalsarai-Sonnagar section of Mughalsarai Division of East Central Railway. Along this route, one Rail Fly-Over (RFO) is under Construction for single line track over IR and DFC tracks to avoid surface crossing of DFC tracks with IR tracks at Sasaram.
- Now, the ‘Design and Construction of new Broad Gauge (B.G.) Track connecting Sasaram (SSM) yard with Ara Line over newly Constructed Rail FlyOver (RFO) , over IR and DFC Tracks in East Central Railway in the state of Bihar in Connection with construction of EDFCis required.
- Track and Track Related Works over RFO-SSM and at Both Ends for single line track:
- Design and Construction of new Broad Gauge (B.G.) Track connecting Sasaram (SSM) yard with Ara Line over newly Constructed Rail FlyOver (RFO), over IR and DFC Tracks in East Central Railway in the state of Bihar in Connection with construction of EDFC.
- The Track & Track related works on main line, yards, etc. shall be undertaken between following stretches:
- Construction of Bi-directional IR Track Over Sasaram Rail FlyOver connecting Sasaram (SSM) yard with Ara Line. Following junctions/connections/additional track are to be provided as per yard plan/part yard plan/connection plan given in the reference document:
- If any work is executed by IR on DFCC which otherwise is within scope of the track works under this bid/contract will lead to negative.
- The scope of work is only indicative and as per requirement, more length of track and track related works may be added in the scope of work or location may change.
- Works are to be executed between near Sasaram station of Mughalsarai – Sonenagar section of Mughalsarai division of E.C. Railway in Sasaram District of Bihar.
- However, DFCCIL reserves right to change the site of work anywhere in adjacent/adjoining area of the work in the jurisdiction and the contractor shall be bound to execute the work without any extra cost Works in Station area and yards Contractor shall validate the yard plans provided in the bidding document for crossing and junction stations.
- However, IR yard remodelling work, shifting of Points and crossing, insertion of turn out or any Civil work of IR yards is not a part of the scope of work of this contract. Contractor shall Design, construct and provide on DFCC alignment Yard complex with track, fencing, signages and any other facility as detailed in the Employer’s Requirement.
- Contractor would be required to work with other Contractors in the DFC yards for signalling, electrification and other requirements.
- Contractor is required to do regrading of road approaches/road corrections if required, fixing of CC blocks in DFCC portion and in between nearest IR track and DFCC track, check rails and fencing (un-scalable but see through fencing) of Level Crossing Gates on either approaches of Existing Indian Railways located on DFC alignment as per provisions of IRPWM. However, diversion of road, road signage and height gauge are not the part of scope of work.
- The Contractor shall execute all Temporary Works required to facilitate construction and the cost thereof shall be included in the overall bid price.
- All temporary arrangements and Works shall be designed and necessary drawings developed to ensure that these remain safe during construction.
- As a rule temporary Works shall be subsequently dismantled and removed by the Contractor after construction at his own cost.
- The Engineer however may permit retention of some of the temporary works with mutual consent between the Contractor and the Engineer.
Track Design criteria:
- Design Axle Load of 25 tonnes with train speed of up to 100 kmph and trailing load up to 15,000 tonnes.
- The track infrastructure will also consist of providing crossing stations with loops of 750 m, level crossings, turn-outs, switch expansion joints, rail insulated joints, sidings.
- The yard plans for crossing stations shall be made showing the future provision for extension upto 1500m.
- The track layout shall be based on the provisions contained in Indian Railways Permanent Way Manual, Track Manual & relevant IRS specifications with latest amendments/corrections upto the date of opening of bid.
Integrated System Tests:
- The Contractor shall submit to the Engineer requirements and procedures, in respect of the Contractor’s scope of work, for Integrated System Tests in conjunction with the interface contractors to demonstrate that the complete system provided under the Contract is fully operational and meets the specified performance criteria.
- The conducting of these Integrated System Tests, by the Contractor and the interface contractors, shall include a period of test running. Necessary interfacing required with the other contractors shall be done by the Contractor.
- Tests on Completion shall also include Integrated Testing. The Contractor shall, following satisfactory completion of tests on his Works, equipment, sub-systems or system, perform, at the direction of the Engineer, programme of tests to verify and confirm the compatibility and complete performance of his Works, equipment, subsystems or system with the Works, equipment, sub-systems or system provided by others.
- The results of the Integrated Testing and Commissioning shall be compiled and evaluated by the Engineer and the Contractor.
- If the Works, or a part thereof, or a section, fail to pass the Integrated Testing and Commissioning, the Engineer shall require such failed tests, to be repeated under the same terms and conditions.
- If such failure and retesting result from a default of the Contractor and cause the Employer to incur additional costs, the same shall be recoverable from the Contractor by the Employer, and may be deducted by the Employer from any money due, or to become due, to the Contractor.
- If the Works, or a part thereof, or a Section, fail to pass Integrated Testing and Commissioning and the Contractor in consequence proposes to make any adjustment or modification to the Works or a part thereof, or a section, the Engineer may instruct the Contractor to carry out such adjustment or modification, at his own cost or to other contractor(s) if the item(s) of Works is attributable to other contractor(s) and to satisfy the requirements of Integrated Testing and Commissioning within such time as the Engineer may deem to be reasonable.
- The Contractor along with others shall carry out all statutory tests and trials, under the supervision of the Engineer, necessary for obtaining sanction of the competent authority, if required, for opening the railway system.
- During integrated testing, the Contractor shall be required to carry out coordination with all interfacing contractors and agencies.
Test on Completion:
- Following satisfactory completion of the acceptance tests and the Integrated System Test the Engineer will commence an extended period of trial running to prove all technical systems, to the satisfaction of the CRS or any other authorized official, who will check the system from safety point of view and to allow all technical systems to settle and to train staff in working procedures.
- Contractor shall allow for attendance in respect of the Contractor’s scope of work over the whole of this period, which shall include repair/ correction activities and also further opportunity for technical staff training.
- The tenderer firm must have satisfactorily completed at least one single work in last five (05) previous financial years and the current financial year upto the date of submission of tender, of construction of Track and Track related works of Railway/Metro Railway of value Rs. 2.67 Crores (Rs Two Crore and Sixty Seven Lakhs) or more, and
- The tenderer firm must have satisfactorily completed in last five (05) previous financial years and the current financial year upto the date of submission of tender, a work of Design and Construction of Track and Track related works of P.way Civil and Electrical for Railway/Metro Railway
Technical Eligibility Criteria:
- The tenderer must have successfully completed or substantially completed any one of the following categories of work(s) during last 07 (seven) years, ending last day of month previous to the one in which tender is invited:
- Three similar works each costing not less than the amount equal to 30% of advertised value of the tender, or
- Two similar works each costing not less than the amount equal to 40% of advertised value of the tender, or
- One similar work costing not less than the amount equal to 60% of advertised value of the tender.
- In case of tenders for composite works (e.g. works involving more than one distinct component,such as Civil Engineering works, S&T works, Electrical works, OHE works etc. and in the case of major bridges — substructure, superstructure etc.), tenderer must have successfully completed or substantially completed any one of the following categories of work(s) during last 07 (seven) years, ending last day of month previous to the one in which tender is invited:
- Three similar works each costing not less than the amount equal to 30% of advertised value of each component of tender, or
- Two similar works each costing not less than the amount equal to 40% of advertised value of each component of tender, or
- One similar work each costing not less than the amount equal to 60% of advertised value of each component of tender
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