Enrich RD Infraprojects bags contract for railway electrification works for Hassan-Arsikere section

RITES has issued a Letter of Acceptance (LoA) to M/s. Enrich RD Infraprojects Pvt. Ltd. for Railway Electrification of 25 kV OHE Works including General Electrification Works on existing track of single line section of Hassan -Arasikere in Mysuru Division, South Western Railway, Karnataka, India

  • Tender No.: RITES/BLR/RE/HAS-ASK/OT/01 
  • Name of work: Railway Electrification of 25 kV OHE Works including General Electrification Works on existing track of single line section of Hassan -Arasikere in Mysuru Division, South Western Railway, Karnataka, India   
  • Accepted Contract Amount: INR 26 Crores   
  • Work Completion Period (in days): 365 Days

In October last year, the RITES had invited a tender for Tender Number: RITES/BLR/RE/HAS-ASK/OT/01

Scope of Work:

Railway Board has allotted Execution of Railway Electrification work of Hassan-Arsikere 46 RKM(52TKM) section of Mysuru Division, South Western Railway, Karnataka, India. This RE work shall broadly include Electrical and minor civil works:

  • General:
    • Provision of OHE on Hassan (HAS) – Arsikere (ASK) single line section.
    • Construction of switching posts (SPs/SSPs).
    • All allied works necessary for successful completion of the project including Maintenance & supervision of entire system during defect liability period of the Project.
  • Civil Works:
    • Establishment of survey control points for accurate survey using high end survey equipment such as DGPS and Total Station connected with nearest GTS Benchmark and establishment of pillars.
    • Transportation, handling, stacking, watching, protection, etc., for the construction and Track materials from manufacturer’s works/place of purchase to the working sites.
    • Testing of Material, Quality of works, documentation as per ISO and RDSO/Railway specifications and ensuring precautionary measures and safety arrangements. 
    • Foundation for OHE masts.
    • Preparation and supply of “As Built” drawings.
  • Electrical Works:
    • Supply & installation of 25 KV single Phase AC overhead equipment and all associated works including preparation of all related drawings.
    • Construction of switching posts, Sectioning Posts, Sub Sectioning Posts etc.
    • Modifications to existing 11 kV & 33 kV overhead Power Line Crossings wherever required.

OHE & General Electrical Work:

  • The brief scope of work in this bid document is Design, Supply, Erection, Testing & Commissioning of 25 KV, 50 Hz, Single Phase AC, Traction Overhead Equipment, Switching Stations, General Electrical Services works between Hassan – Arsikere section.
  • The work is to be executed as per the latest instructions and drawings issued by RDSO / Railway Board /RITES and CEE / Zonal Railways.
  • Pole mounted Auxiliary Transformers (ATs) shall be installed for giving power supply to colour light signaling, Repeater Stations, Manned L.C. Gates, and Switching Stations , wherever required and considered to be essential by Railway / RITES.
  • The Over-Head Equipment used shall normally be of Regulated Conventional Polygonal type 25KV 50Hz Single phase AC OHE fit for a speed of 160 Kmph.
  • Pegging plan will be supplied by the employer. 
  • Bidders need to carry out detailed verification of same and survey for preparation of Layout plans etc., Supply and Installation of Over Head Equipment at 25 KV AC and all associated work including preparation of all drawings.

The above is not an exhaustive list covering all the works to be done under this Tender. Major works only have been listed for guidance.

About RITES Limited:

  • RITES Limited is a Miniratna (Category-I) Schedule ‘A’ Public Sector Enterprise and a leading player in the transport consultancy and engineering sector in India, having diversified services and geographical reach. 
  • Company has an experience spanning 47 years and has undertaken projects in over 55 countries including Asia, Africa, Latin America, South America and Middle East regions.
  • RITES Limited is the only export arm of Indian Railways for providing rolling stock overseas (other than Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia).

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