In continuation to the tender for for appointment of General Consultant for BSRP, the Rail Infrastructure Development Company (Karnataka) Limited (K-RIDE) has now invited bids under Single stage Two packet system for the following contract package – “Detailed Design Consultant for Bengaluru Suburban Railway Project (BSRP).”
- Tender Notice No.: K RIDE/BSRP/04/2021
- Name of work: Detailed Design Consultant for Detailed / Conceptual Design and Drawings for all Systems Including Viaduct, Stations (Including E&M Systems), Depot (Including E&M Systems), Track, Signalling & Train Control, Overhead Electrification, Telecommunication, Automatic Fare Collection and Platform Screen Door (PSD), with Interfaces for Bengaluru Suburban Rail Project (BSRP).
- Estimated Cost: INR 54,25,84,000
- Period of Completion: 4 years
- Tender Closing Date: 10-06-2021
- Cover One Opening Date:10-06-2021
About Bengaluru Suburban Railway Project:
- Government of India for the infrastructure development of railways in Karnataka on 51:49 equity participation.
- K-RIDE has been mandated to undertake the development of the Bengaluru Suburban Railway Project (BSRP),at a total cost of ₹15767 crores.
- K-RIDE is planning to engage Consultant for preparation of Detailed Design and drawings for the viaduct, station building (including E&M system), depot (including E&M system, as well as for preparation of detailed plan and section for the at grade and elevated alignment.
- Prior to carrying out the designs,the Detailed Design Consultant (DDC) shall prepare the Design Basis Report (DBR) for each component listed below, based on Internationally accepted best practises and detailed project Report of the BSRP.
- The tentative list of various components for which DBR has to be prepared are as follows:
- Station Building (including E&M system)
- At grade Track
- Elevated Track
- Signalling & Train Control (CBTC system)
- Depot (including E&M system)
- 25KV AC traction System and its installations including SCADA and substation
- Automatic Fare collection
- Operations Control Centre (OCC)
- Depot Control Centre (DCC)
- In the case of systems with vendor driven designs such, Signalling & Train Control, Automatic Fare Collection (AFC), Telecommunication, Depot –Plant & Machinery, Ballastless Track and 25KV AC traction System and its installations including SCADA and sub stations, the DDC shall in addition to preparation of DBR comprising of detailed specifications, prepare conceptual designs as well as line sketches and plans whereverapplicable. This will be used by the General Consultant (GC), along with GC’s own bid documents for preparation of bid documents for systems whose designs are to made by the vendors.
- The total number of proposed stations including five future stations are 62 out of which 40 are at-grade and 22 are elevated. There are two maintenance depots proposed whose locations are under finalization.
25 Kv AC Traction System including Substations, Power Supply and SCADA:
Scope of work:-
This section comprises the detailed Scope of work for following Items: The scope of work for DDC under this contract includes the following, but not limited to:-
- DDC shall carry out the studies, and calculate the capacity of Traction Transformers & Auxiliary Power transformers, and associated other equipment. On the recommendations of DDC and based on the results of the Simulation Study, optimization of sizing shall be finalized in consultation with KRIDE.
- Preparation of all Design documents, drawings, calculations, equipment proposals, GFC drawings etc. and submit their comments to KRIDE, along with suggestions for acceptable design. Receiving Substation (RSS) wherever mentioned includes:
- Receiving Substation (RSS) at 220 kV or 132kV or 110 kV or 66kV level.
- Traction Substation at 25kV level.
- Auxiliary main substation at 33kV/415V level.
- The Design works in Depot is included in the scope of works along with main lines.
- The DDC shall also carry out the Traction Simulation Sizing Study to determine the catenary voltage, catenary current, ambient temperature, rail voltage, Contact wire temperature, equipment sizing, short circuit current, traction transformer rating etc taking indicative but not exhaustive parameters in consideration, optimization of sizing, the extended feed conditions in consideration,Regenerative braking, Percentage wear of contact wire, Ambient Temperature, Headway as per DPR or as directed by Engineer In-charge.
- Equipment Sizing report should cover indicative but not exhaustive topics “No. of ASS, Design criteria, Cable Sizing, Protection Scheme.
- EMI/EMC study should cover the following indicative but not exhaustive topics: LIMIT for EMI/EMC against danger, simulation, Interference calculations on utility lines, possible solutions for mitigating. Power Supply Arrangement Report should cover indicative but not exhaustive topics: Traction Overhead Equipment, Power consumption of TSS, Voltage at Pantograph, Optimization, Emergency Power Supply System.
Bidding Documents can be downloaded from K-RIDE e-procurement portal i.e., https://kride.enivida.com.
K-RIDE is entrusted with the responsibility of execution of Bangalore Suburban Railway Project. The project comprises of four Corridors at a total length of 148.17 km.
|Corridor||From – to||Length (km)||Number of Stations|
|1||KSR Bengaluru to Devanahalli||41.40||15|
|2||Baiyappanahali to Chikkabanavara||25.01||14|
|3||Kengeri to Whitefield||35.52||09|
|4||Heelalige to Rajanakunte||46.24||19|
The proposed four corridors lines are expected to provide much needed last mile connectivity to the commuters and also traverse through some of the densest and traffic congested areas of the city, and are expected to bring connectivity to the Information Technology Industry. The project is proposed to be completed in 6 years at an estimated cost of Rs. 15,767 crores.
- The project envisions creation of a dedicated Suburban Railway system in Bengaluru city to provide a safe, accessible and comfortable mode of public transport.
- The project will ease traffic congestion, enhance rural-urban connectivity and provide a cleaner mobility solution to lakhs of daily commuters.
- It will provide an economic, efficient and eco-friendly transit alternative to the Garden City of Bengaluru.
- It will alleviate the massive transport problem of Bengaluru and link all parts of the city in a seamless fashion.
- By providing rapid connectivity to Bangalore International Airport, IT Hubs and the Commercial centres, the rail-based network will boost productivity and growth by reducing commuting time.
- It will integrate multiple modes of transport like the Metro, Railways and bus transport by constructing interchange hubs.
- This will ensure a smooth and seamless mode of transport to lakhs of daily commuters.
- The project is expected to benefit the people by providing:
- A safe, efficient and environment friendly transport system
- Reduction in commuting time
- Reduced fuel consumption
- Reduction in capex on road infrastructure
- Reduction in pollution and accident
- Enhanced Transit Oriented Development (TOD)
- Increase in value of land bank in the corridor and Generate additional revenue
- Creation of jobs
- The project is expected to be completed by 2026.
Source: K-RIDE-Tender | Image Credit: K-RIDE