MRVC invites tender for electrical and various works at Kandivali and Mira Road of Western Railway

Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation Ltd. (MRVC), under Ministry of Railways (MOR), invites E- bids for General service electrical works in connection with improvement of stations at Kandivali and Mira Road of Western Railway including removal/shifting/diversion/re-location/provision of HT/LT electrical cables, Arial lines, electrical fittings, panels, electrical equipments on FOBs, elevated decks, inter-connections between Deck/FOBs, Skywalks, Platforms, Service/ Utility buildings, Entry/Exit, circulating areas etc.

  • Tender Reference Number: MRVC/W/202/GS(Lot-I)/Station Improvement
  • Name of Work: General service electrical works in connection with improvement of stations at Kandivali and Mira Road of Western Railway including removal/shifting/diversion/re-location/provision of HT/LT electrical cables, Arial lines, electrical fittings, panels, electrical equipments on FOBs, elevated decks, inter-connections between Deck/FOBs, Skywalks, Platforms, Service/ Utility buildings, Entry/Exit, circulating areas etc.
  • Completion Period: 36 Months
  • EMD: INR 6,19,000 Lakh
  • Document Download / Sale Start Date: 21st October, 2022
  • Document Download / Sale End Date: 30th November, 2022
  • Bid Submission Start Date: 15th November, 2022
  • Bid Submission End Date: 30th November, 2022
  • Bid Opening Date: 30th November, 2022


  • The Government of India has applied for financing from Asian Infrastructure  Investment Bank (AIIB) toward the cost of the Mumbai Urban Transport Project (MUTP-IIIA-I), and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contract for “General Service Electrical Works in connection with Improvement of Stations at Kandivali and Mira Road of Western Railway including Removal/Shifting/Diversion/Re-Location/Provision of HT/LT Electrical cables, Arial lines, Electrical fittings, Panels, Electrical Equipments on FOBs, Elevated decks, Inter-connections between Deck/FOBs, Skywalks, Platforms, Service/ Utility buildings, Entry/Exit, Circulating areas etc.”.


  • The objective of the proposal is to provide a improvement with holistic planning, which  allows substantial increase of station’s quality of service, in terms of comfort, facilities and pedestrian fluidity including following:
  • Fast and efficient passenger flow: To deal with the level of traffic, existing difficulties in managing passengers’ movement and dispersal.
  • Safety and Security: To mend the decrepit structures and provide fire safety, in the station area.
  • Maximum Passenger Convenience: To make stations equipped in terms of services, commercial facilities, amenities and waiting premises.
  • Flexible Interiors: To take care of the fast construction, it is important to adapt the flexible/ modular interiors, so that in a short span of time, facilities can be provided.
  • It is planned to upgrade work consisting of provision of FOBs, elevated decks, inter connection between deck/FOBs, skywalk, relocation of Service/ Utility buildings etc., improving entry/exit, improving circulating area, provision of green space, improvement in general lighting and general electrical services etc. at various stations of Western Railways.
  • The work involves the removal, relocation, shifting of existing electrical installation,  fittings to facilitate the construction works, General Electrification work, smart lighting, Solar Energy in newly constructed service building, structures under station improvement  project at Kandivali and Mira Road stations on Western Railway.
  • Along with the proposed Station Improvements works, there are several electrical installations i.e., LT overhead poles /cables, HT 11/22/33 KV overhead poles/ underground cables may fall in the infringement area of the proposed work. These electrical installations may belong to Power distribution authorities i.e., BEST, Adani, MSEDCL, Railways etc. which may infringe installations are required to be relocated as per the approved plan and scheme.
  • The above list is preliminary and tentative. The successful tenderer shall identify all electrical related infringements. The infringements and the relocation scheme shall be prepared, and approval of stakeholders shall be taken.
  • Necessary coordination with the respective agency shall be done by the successful tenderer. MRVC officials shall extend necessary help in this exercise. Deposition of statutory supervision charges shall be done by MRVC to Power distribution authorities.
  • However, coordination, follow up, filling up the necessary forms, complete the formalities, execution work of relocation/removal of complete infringement as per stakeholders specification and requirement under the supervision/ inspection of MSEDCL stakeholders shall be the responsibility of the successful tenderer. The area wise infringement plan and scheme shall be prepared for the approval of MRVC in coordination with Power distribution authorities and stakeholder.
  • The successful tenderer shall also carry other electrical works, if any, in connection with the work of removal of infringement for the station improvement work.
  • The work shall be executed as per the GCC, SCC, technical specifications, and explanatory notes as per the tender document.
  • The broad scope of this work includes removal/shifting/relocation of infringement of  electrical crossing/ fitting/ fans/ equipments, power supply augmentation, laying of HT/LT cables/ Transmission lines, removal/ shifting/ diversion of HT/ LT transmission lines/  cable crossing of Railway supply / MSEDCL/ Adani/ Reliance/ BEST/ TATA or others Local Power supply authorities’ source to distribution and other electrical works in  connection with the work.
  • The scope will also include but not limited to modification in  power distribution system Sub Stations from Railway supply / MSEDCL/ Adani/ Reliance/ BEST/ TATA/ Local Power supply authorities’ source to control room / panel room /GS SS. This will also include electrification of various platforms/ FOB`s/Subways, service  buildings, surrounding areas, circulating areas, staff quarters etc. at various locations/ stations.
  • This chapter deals with technical details and specifications of the accessories that are to be used for this work. It is not the intention to specify completely herein all details and construction. However, the accessories to be supplied shall conform in all respects to high standards of engineering, design, workmanship and be capable of performing in continuous  commercial operation in a manner acceptable to the Employer who will interpret the  meaning of drawings and specification and shall have the power to reject any work on material which in his judgement is not full accordance therewith.
  • The specification given below pertains to the entire electrical installations/ cable laying/ equipment installation work to Station Improvements works at Kandivali and Mira Road  stations on Mumbai suburban section of Western Railway in connection with the work of  removal of infringement and General Electrical works for Station.

Special requirement of works:

  • The work is spread over 2 (Two ) Satiation/ locations/sections in Mumbai Suburban section at Kandivali and Mira Road stations. Successful tenderer shall carry out survey of Station/locations/ sections, details of infringements, requirements, and methodology of execution of works in close coordination with power distribution authorities, work schedule, processing of various approvals  for commissioning of installations including EIG, preparation of drawings for approval & as built drawings etc. as on date of issue of Letter of acceptance.
  • During the survey if any new/ additional/modification in infringement is noticed  in the proposed layout, Successful tenderers shall carry out such additional work as per employer direction.
  • On submission of survey report, drawings, work plan and methodology etc., the employer shall convey approval within 60 days.
  • Disposal of released materials such as poles, conductors, cables, transformers,  small steel parts etc. by Successful tenderers by their own labour and transport to designated place/ depot of power supply utility.

The Successful tenderer shall submit the following:

  • Infringement of HT/LT transmission lines/ cable crossing of Railway supply / MSEDCL/Adani/ Reliance/ BEST/ TATA or other Local Power supply authorities of the entire section. Detailed survey report of infringements, drawings, action plan location/ section/ installation wise.
  • Methodology of execution of works including approvals for location/ section/  installation in PERT chart. Submission of pre-commission reports, sanctions and as built drawings. Approvals and EIG sanction.

Scope Of Work:

  • The specification given below pertains to the entire electrical installation work to be carried out for Station Improvements at Kandivali and Mira Road stations on Western railway. The Detailed scope of this work includes,
  • Supply of cables, transportation to site, temporary storage, laying, cutting, jointing, diversion & commissioning of 33kV/22kV/11kV/ 2.2kV /1.1kV grade cables & transmission lines laid underground/ over the ground, crossings, on platform, below the tracks, Foot over Bridge (FOB)/ subways/ skywalks, from the railway supply / MSEDCL/Reliance/BEST/TATA/ Local Power supply authorities’ source to Traction Substations/ General service Substation/ Electric room and LT panel to various installations.
  • Preparation of existing and proposed HT/LT cable/transmission line route plan, supply, transportation, laying, jointing, testing & commissioning of cables.
  • Electrification of platforms, Decks, FOBs, Pathways, service buildings, circulating areas etc.
  • Supply and provision of independent earthing system for transformers, HT/LT panel,Feeder, earth stations etc. as per the provision of relevant latest specification & IE rules.
  • Supply of pumps, suitable starters, panels, provision of earthing for supply of water from Overhead tank/ underground tank and connecting to suction and delivery system.
  • Dismantling & shifting of released material to nominated sites/ depots with contractor own labour and transportation.
  • Temporary shifting & modification to existing power supply network, fittings, fans, electrical equipment etc. infringing civil construction work under the project/contract.
  • Supply, erection, testing and commissioning of transformers, HT/LT panels of latest relevant specification.
  • Temporary lighting arrangement during night for engineering /Electrical working with contractor light fittings and labour.
  • Supplies of materials as per approved brands/ manufacturers indicated in technical specification and are for guidance only. However, the employer reserves the rights to select any other equivalent brand.
  • The contractor shall submit the details of documents for supply of material/ equipment to the public mass transport authority/ public authority/CPWD in the last five years and have a proven performance certificate. The cable route for HT/LT cables if available with Railways shall be provided purely as guidance to the tenderer/ contractor.
  • After awarding contract, the contractor has to survey the entire area where the HT/LT cables/transmission lines are to be laid along with client’s engineers/ Railway representatives to assess the actual quantum of work, prepare his own constructional drawings/plans and submit the same for approval before the commencement of any work.

The draft Terms of Reference (Draft ToR) is available at MRVC website

Source: MRVC- Tender | Image Credit (representational): MRVC

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