Mumbai-Ahmedabad HSR update: Bids invited for construction of Bridges for High Speed Rail corridor

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The National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) has invited bids for the construction of Bridges in two packages for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail project.

The two packages are:

1. Package No. MAHSR-P-1(B): Construction of Bridges for Double Line High Speed Railway for 04 No. PSC Bridges (GAD 9, 10, 11 & 1441) and 07 No. Steel Truss Bridges (GAD 68, 1134, 12, 61, 14, 15 & 62) [excluding fabrication and transportation of steel truss girders] between Zaroli Village at Maharashtra-Gujarat Border (MAHSR Km. 156.600) and Vadodara (MAHSR Km. 393.700), in the State of Gujarat and the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli for the Project for Construction of Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail.

  • Package No.: MAHSR-P-1(B)
  • EMD Amount: INR 7,50,00,000
  • Document Download / Sale Start Date: 19-Nov-2020 0
  • Document Download / Sale End Date: 17-Feb-2021
  • Bid Submission Start Date: 11-Feb-2021 
  • Bid Submission End Date: 17-Feb-2021 
  • Pre Bid Meeting Date: 14-Dec-2020
  • Period Of Work(Days): 1096

2. Package No. MAHSR-P-1(C): Construction of Bridges for Double Line High Speed Railway for 01 No. PSC Bridge (GAD 33) and 04 No. Steel Truss Bridges (GAD 28, 1967, 31 and 32) [excluding fabrication and transportation of steel truss girders] between Vadodara (MAHSR Km. 401.898) and Ahmedabad (MAHSR Km. 489.467), in the State of Gujarat for the Project for Construction of Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail.

  • Package No.: MAHSR-P-1(C)
  • EMD Amount: INR 4,50,00,000
  • Document Download / Sale Start Date: 19-Nov-2020 
  • Document Download / Sale End Date: 18-Feb-2021
  • Bid Submission Start Date: 12-Feb-2021
  • Bid Submission End Date: 18-Feb-2021
  • Bid Opening Date: 19-Feb-2021 
  • Pre Bid Meeting Date: 14-Dec-2020
  • Period Of Work (Days): 1096 

Other Details:

  • The Government of India has received a loan from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) towards the cost of the Project for Construction of Mumbai – Ahmedabad High Speed Rail. It is intended that part of the proceeds of this loan will be applied to eligible payments under this Contract for the Works as described in the title.
  • The Government of India through National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) (herein after referred to as the Employer) now invites online Bids from eligible Bidders for the construction and completion of the Works as described in the title. International Competitive Bidding will be conducted in accordance with JICA’s Single Stage (“Two Envelope”) Bidding Procedure.
  • Bidding will be conducted through procedures in accordance with the applicable Guidelines for Procurement under Japanese ODA Loans and is open to all Bidders from eligible source countries, as mentioned in Section-V Eligible Source Countries of Japanese ODA Loans and as defined in the Loan Agreement.
  • The provisions in the Instructions to Bidders and in the General Conditions of Contract are the provisions of the Standard Bidding Documents under Japanese ODA Loans for the Procurement of Works by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), October 2012 (Version 1.1) and FIDIC Conditions of Contract for Construction for Building and Engineering Works Designed by the Employer, Multilateral Development Bank Harmonised Edition June 2010, respectively.

A complete set of Bidding Documents, shall be available for downloading from eprocurement portal of NIC https://etenders.gov.in/eprocure/app.

About MAHSR:

The first High Speed Rail corridor to be implemented in the Country, with technical and financial assistance of the Government of Japan, has been identified from Mumbai to Ahmedabad.

  • With a total twelve stations in the States of Maharashtra, Gujarat and Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli, the corridor will have a length of 508.17 Km.
  • Where high speed rail will cover 155.76 kms in the state of Maharashtra (7.04 Kms in Mumbai sub-urban, 39.66 kms in Thane district & 109.06 kms in Palghar district), 4.3 kms in union territory of Dadra & Nagar Haveli and 348.04 kms in the state of Gujarat.
  • High speed rail will cover total 12 stations namely Mumbai, Thane, Virar, Boisar, (in Maharashtra), Vapi, Bilimora, Surat, Bharuch, Vadodara, Anand, Ahmedabad and Sabarmati (in Gujarat). 
  • Where a limited stop (in Surat & Vadodara) service will cover this distance in 1 hr. and 58 mins and all stops service will take 2 hr. 57 min to cover this distance.
  • High speed rail will be operating at a speed of 320 Km/hr at an elevated (10 to 15 m) track above the ground on a viaduct all along except 26 kms in Mumbai, which will be underground. 
  • All stations will be elevated except Bandra Kurla Complex station (Mumbai), which will be underground.

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

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