MMRDA appointed M/s SEW-VSE (JV) contractor for the construction of Mogharpada Depot for Metro Route 4 & 4A and M/s Apurvakriti Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd. for ballastless railway track to connect Mulund Fire Station to Gaimukh Station and Depot.
MMRDA appointed M/s SEW-VSE (JV):
- M/s SEW-VSE (JV) L1 bidder for Mogharpada depot has been approved and accepted at the lowest bid of Rs. 9,05,00,00,000/- for the construction of the depot. The depot will cover an area of approximately 42.25 hectares at Mogharpada and will include various facilities such as stabling yards, an operational control centre, administrative buildings, maintenance and workshop buildings, an auxiliary substation, staff quarters, and other necessary infrastructure. The depot will have 64 stabling lines (32 present & 32 for future provision), 10 inspection bay lines, and 10 workshop lines.
- Significant progress is being made in the construction of the Mumbai to Thane metro network as the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) appoints a contractor for the construction of the Mogharpada Depot in Thane. The depot will serve Metro Routes 4 and 4A, connecting Wadala to Gaimukh with stops at Ghatkopar, Mulund, Thane, and Kasarvadavali.
MMRDA appointed M/s Apurvakriti Infrastructure Private Limited:
- In another development, MMRDA has approved the tender for laying a ballastless railway track to connect Mulund Fire Station to Gaimukh Station and Depot. M/s Apurvakriti Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd. has been appointed for this task. The tender for this work was accepted at a cost of Rs. 121,55,91,349/-, which is 7.29% less than the initial tender amount.
MMRDA Metropolitan Commissioner Dr. Sanjay Mukherjee, I.A.S. said Mumbai Metro Routes 4 and 4A are vital transportation links connecting two major cities in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region. The construction of the metro line is well underway, and it is essential to build the depot promptly to ensure its availability to the public as soon as possible. The track construction will also commence alongside the depot. We have selected contractors for both tasks, and work will begin shortly.
Source: MMRDA- Press Release | Image Credit: MMRDA