IRCON invites bids for Railway Electrification works for new Rail Line between Kharsia and Dharamjaygarh

IRCON International Limited for and on behalf of Chhattisgarh East Railway Limited, Raipur, has invited online bids in two packet systems for execution of the work Design, Supply, Erection, Testing & Commissioning Of 25 Kv, 50hz, Single Phase, OHE Traction System Of Feeder Routes Chhal, Barod And Durgapur In Connection With New BG Electrified Double Line Rail Corridor In The State Of Chhattisgarh Over South East Central Railway Between Kharsia And Dharamjaygarh With Spur Line From Gharghoda To Bhalumura”.

Key Details:

  • Tender No: IRCON/2059C/CGRP/e-Tender/21-22/EL-01
  • Estimated Cost of Work: Rs. 15.46 Crore
  • Completion Period: 16 Months
  • Bid Submission Start Date: 15.06.2021
  • Bid Submission End Date: 15.06.2021
  • Bid Opening Date: 22.06.2021

About the Project:

  • IRCON INTERNATIONAL LIMITED has been entrusted for execution of the work of Construction of New BG Electrified Double Line over SECR.
  • The feeder routes lines will take- off from the Chhal, Korichhapar and Dharmjaigarh station of Bilaspur Division over SECR and will be constructed over a new Green field area from these stations upto the Chhal, Barod and Durgapur coal mines (Total approx. length 30 TKM).
  • The line will be single line.
  • Various stations of this CERL corridor are Gurda, Chhal, Gharghoda, Korichhapar, Kurumkela, Dharamjaygarh, Bhalumura.

Scope of Work:

In general, the brief scope of work in this part of tender covers the construction and commissioning of 30 TKM of OHE of feeder routes taking off from Chhal station, Korichhapar station and Dharmjaigarh station upto Chhal Coal Mines, Barod Coal mines and Durgapur Coal mines, respectively.

In general, the detailed scope of work is described hereunder:-

  • To identify and clarify the actual location/ site of execution of work in consultation with concerned authority.
  • Survey and marking of site of work, through-out the period of execution of work, for preparation of initial Construction drawings certified as “Good for construction” and/or “As erected drawings and any other drawings required for successful execution of the work. The site should be carefully surveyed and examined for checking the dimensions/ levels and discrepancy, if any, should be sorted out in consultation with the representative of the Employer.
  • The contractor shall submit his proposed land utilization plans for execution of the work.
  • Supply and/ or Erection of materials/ equipments/ items as per standard specifications and/ or drawings.
  • Testing of the construction materials before & during the execution of work.
  • Review all the available reports, drawings, and information, site details already available and to consider the same while planning & executing the work.
  • The contractor shall submit a detailed construction delivery program for completion of overall Work along with schedule of proposed resources deployment within 28 days from issue of LOA. Any tentative milestone plan given in the tender document may also be referred.
  • The contractor shall carry out construction of all components of work based upon the rules, Regulations and various applicable Indian standards, approved drawings, design & approved methodology, following the codal provisions and requirements etc. for all safe & sound completion of the Work by providing his own Manpower, Machineries and Materials etc. The work shall be carried out in terms of specifications of latest editions (and up-to-date correction/ amendment/ errata) of RDSO/ CORE/ Railway or as directed by the Engineer/ employer.
  • All facilities & equipment required for proper construction & quality control during execution of entire work, have to be provided.
  • The scope of work also includes transportation, head loading of materials to the place of work, labour cost, cost of erection of structures/ fabrication/ equipments, laying of cables, ferruling, cable termination & connection, supervision of erection, energy cost, Tools & Tackles cost, and testing & commissioning charges including test apparatus, hiring of M&P/T&P etc. whichever is required, but has not been mentioned.

About IRCON International Limited:

IRCON International Limited (IRCON), a Schedule “A” & Mini Ratna – I Central Public Sector Undertaking (CPSU), incorporated by the Ministry of Railways, Central government, under the Companies Act, 1956 on 28th April 1976 originally under the name Indian Railway Construction Company Limited.

IRCON is an integrated engineering and construction company in India operating since last 44 years with specialization in major turnkey infrastructure projects, including Railways, Roads, Highways, Bridges, Flyovers, Tunnels, Aircraft maintenance hangars, Runways, EHV sub-stations, Metro & MRT, and others.

The complete Bid Document can be viewed / downloaded from the e-Procurement portal i.e. 

Source: IRCON-Tender | Image Credit (representational): MoR