GR Infra Projects bags order for construction of Elevated Viaduct & 5 Stations in Reach-6 of Bangalore Metro’s Phase-2

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M/s GR Infra Projects Ltd has bagged a contract from Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd., (BMRCL) for Construction of Elevated Structures (Viaduct & stations) of length 7.50Km (approx.) from Gottigere to Swagath Road Cross (Chainage 00.00m to 7501.818m) including Kothnur Depot entry line, Road widening & allied works and 5 Numbers of Metro Stations viz, Gottigere, Hulimavu, IIMB, JP Nagar 4th Phase, Swagath Road Cross in Reach-6 line of Bangalore Metro Rail Project, Phase-2 (Balance Works).

  • Tender No: BMRCL/Phase-2/Reach-6/Elevated/Via&Stn/RC/2021/75(R6-CC-01BW)
  • Name of the Work: “Construction of Elevated Structures (Viaduct & Stations) of length 7.50Km (approx.) from Gottigere to Swagath Road Cross (Chainage 00.00m to 7501.818m) including Kothnur Depot entry line, Road widening & allied works and 5 Numbers of Metro Stations viz, Gottigere, Hulimavu, IIMB, JP Nagar 4th Phase, Swagath Road Cross in the Reach-6 line of the Bangalore Metro Rail Project, Phase-2 (Balance Works).”
  • Awarded Value: INR 3,648,765,045.00

In March this year, BMRCL has invited tender for Tender No.: BMRCL/Phase-2/Reach-6/Elevated/Via&Stn/RC/2021/75(R6-CC-01BW).

About the project:

The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited is a joint venture enterprise of Government of India and Government of Karnataka entrusted with the responsibility of implementation of Bangalore Metro Rail project. The Phase-1 of the project consists of 42.3 km with 40 stations. 

  • The East West Corridor has 18.2 km and the North South Corridor has 24.10 Km. The underground section, which is 8.80 km, has 7 stations including the interchange station of Majestic.
  • The Phase-2 of Bangalore Metro Rail Project consists of Four Extensions to the existing lines and Two New Lines with a total length of 72.095 km and 61 stations (49 Elevated and 12 Underground).
  • The Phase-1 (42.3 km) and Phase-2 (72.095 km), together will create a Metro Network of 114.395 km, with 101 Stations (81 Elevated, 19 underground and 1 At-Grade).
  • The Project is financed through equity participation by the Government of India (GOI) and Government of Karnataka and loan from bilateral/multilateral funding agency/agencies (EIB and AIIB) hereinafter called “Funding Agency(ies)” towards the part cost of the Project, and intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of the loan to payments under this contract.
  • Disbursement of the loan will be subject, in all respects, to the terms and conditions of the Loan Agreement, including the disbursement procedures and the applicable guidelines of EIB. 

The construction contract details of Phase -2 lines are detailed below:

Elevated & UG Lines (Construction Contracts Only):

Sl No Section Contract Package No. Scope of work
A Baiyappanahalli station dead end to Whitefield station. (Extension of eastern line). R1a Baiyappanahalli station dead end to Visvesvaraya Industrial Area station. (work is in progress).
R1b Visveshwaraya Industrial Area station to Whitefield station till dead end (work is in progress).
B Mysore Road station dead end to Kengeri station (Extension of western line). R2a Mysore Road station dead end to Pattanagere station. (work is in progress).
R2b Pattanagere station to Kengeri and till dead end (work is in progress)
C From dead end of Hessaraghatta cross station to BIEC station(Extension of northern line). R3c From dead end of Hessaraghatta cross station to BIEC station dead end (work is in progress).
D From dead end of Puttenahalli Cross station to Anjanapura Township station (Extension of southern line). R4b From dead end of Puttenahalli Cross station to Anjanapura Township station. (work is completed and line opened for public).
E R.V.Road station to Bommasandra station (New line). R5/P3 R.V.Road station to HSR Layout station (Excluding) (work is in progress).
R5/P2 HSR Layout station(Including) to Hosa Road station (Including) (work is under progress).
R5/P1 Bommasandra to Hosa Road station (Excluding). (work is in progress).
F Gottigere station to Swagath cross Road station (New elevated line). R6 (Elevated) Gottigere to Swagath Cross Road station and up to null point of UG. (Invitation for Balance work for this line is the subject tender).
Swagath cross Road station to Nagawara (New UG line). R6 (UG) Swagath cross Road station to Nagawara. (The works have been awarded in four packages and are in progress).
  • This Tender is for Contract Package R6 (Elevated) for “Construction of Elevated Structures (Viaduct & Stations) of length 7.50Km (approx.) from Gottigere to Swagath Road Cross (Chainage 00.00m to 7501.818m) including Kothnur Depot entry line, Road widening & allied works and 5 Numbers of Metro Stations viz, Gottigere, Hulimavu, IIMB, JP Nagar 4th Phase, Swagath Road Cross in Reach-6 line of Bangalore Metro Rail Project, Phase-2 (Balance Works).” 
  • It may be clearly understood and noted that;
    • The tenders as prescribed in paragraph 1.1 are already awarded and the works are continuing on the same. R4b line is completed and opened for public.
    • The tender under consideration is for the construction of balance work of Viaduct and Stations in Reach 6 as taken out from the scope of the Contract Agreement No. BMRCL/PHASE-2/Reach-6/Elevated/Via&Stn/2016/17/(R6-CC-01) dated 26-10-2017. BMRCL will hand over the site of works to the successful tenderer and successful tenderer will have to liaise with BMRCL and all other Designated contractors working in the area, including the contractors from whose Scope, this work is severed. 

About GR Infra Projects Ltd:

  • GR Infraprojects is an integrated road EPC company with experience in design and construction of various road/highway projects across 15 States in India and having recently diversified into projects in the railway sector.
  • The Company was incorporated in December 1995 and we have gradually increased our execution capabilities in terms of the size of projects that we have bid for and executed. 
  • Their principal business of civil construction comprises EPC and BOT projects in the road sector. 
  • Since 2006, executed over 100 road construction projects. 
  • They also have experience in constructing state and national highways, bridges, culverts, flyovers, airport runways and rail over-bridges.
  • They have one operational road project which has been constructed and developed by us on a BOT (annuity) basis and 14 road projects which have been awarded under the HAM, out of which five projects are currently operational, four projects are under construction and construction is yet to commence on five of these projects.

Source: BMRCL-Tender-update | Image Credit (representational): BMRCL

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