Kollam Railway Station set for major revamp: TSR Nirmaan Pvt. Ltd. wins redevelopment contract

In a significant development, RITES Limited, a Public Sector Enterprise under the Ministry of Railways, has issued a Letter of Acceptance (LoA) to M/s TSR Nirmaan Pvt. Ltd. for construction of Air Concourse and allied works for the Redevelopment of Kollam Railway Station.

Tender Details:

  • Tender Reference Number: RITES/BLR/LT/EPCKollam/08/2023
  • Name of Work: Construction of air concourse floor finishes, furnishing, fire protection and other related works for redevelopment of Kollam Railway Station on Engineering, Procurement and Construction Mode.
  • The Completion Period of the Contract is: 180 Days
  • The Awarded Value of the Tender is: Rs. 13,28,71,972.42/-


Kollam Junction railway station is o­ne of the busiest railheads in Kerala. Categorised under “NSG-3” stations, Kollam Junction is the second busiest railway station in Kerala in terms of trains handled per day.Kollam Junction witnesses an average footfall of 1.6 crore per annum which corresponds to nearly 47000 footfalls daily. In order to handle the ever increasing passenger volumes, Southern Railway has taken up the redevelopment project of Kollam Junction. The revamped station will sport state-of-the-art facilities and infrastructure o­n par with international standards.

Works Executed:

  • All the mandatory clearances have been obtained
  • Site topographical survey, drone survey, soil investigation and Validation of Master plan completed
  • PMS services were awarded and started functioning from Nov 2022
  • Demolition of offices completed for facilitating the construction of MLCP, UG sump, Parcel Office & South Terminal Segment -1
  • Site office, Laboratory facilities, Storage facilities completed.
  • Construction of Gang rest room completed and commissioned.
  • Structural work for SSE/Works Office completed.
  • First floor slab for Service building completed
  • 200 Out of 217 piles for Multi level Car Parking completed

Works in Progress:

  • Substation work reached foundation level.
  • FOB foundation in progress in PF 1 and 4 & 5
  • GAD for Air concourse under finalisation
  • Design of foundation for South Terminal and Parcel office under finalisation.

Roadmap to Kollam Junction Redevelopment:

The work of Re-development of Kollam Junction Railway Station” was awarded as an EPC contract to M/s RITES – SCWPL (JV), Bangalore for an amount of RS.361.18 Crore o­n 26.08.2022. The Project Management Services for the subject work was awarded to M/s LEA Associates South Asia Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi for Rs. 7.94 Cr. The completion period of the project is 39 months. The PMS consultant is responsible for monitoring the project.

The redevelopment project of Kollam Junction is planned at the Southern side and Northern Side of the existing station building. Southern and Northern Terminal buildings will help in segregation of operation related administrative and commercial activities from the passenger movement and will host amenities o­n par with world class standards. The newly developed Kollam junction station will have ample number of lifts and escalators, multi-level car parking, pick up and drop off facilities and dedicated arrival and departure concourse.

This ambitious project marks a significant milestone in enhancing the infrastructure and passenger experience at Kollam Junction, setting a precedent for future railway station redevelopment projects across India.

Source: RITES – Tender Update | Images Credit (representational): MoR

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