RITES invites tenders for Railway Electrification works for section of Kadur-Chikmagalur in Mysuru Division, SWR

RITES Ltd. Bangalore has invited percentage rate bids inTwo Packet System for the following work.

  • Tender Reference Number: RITES/BLR/RE/DRU-CMGR/0T/02
  • Name of Work: Railway Electrification of 25 kV OHE Works, Signaling & Telecommunication works, General Electrification works and Civil Engineering works on existing track of single line section of Kadur – Chikmagalur in Mysuru Division, South Western Railway, Karnataka, India.
  • Estimated fee: INR 34.19 crores
  • Earnest Money Deposit (EMD): INR 25 Lakhs
  • Period of completion: 12 Months.
  • Document Download / Sale Start Date: 02-Feb-2022 
  • Document Download / Sale End Date: 25-Feb-2022 
  • Bid Submission Start Date: 14-Feb-2022 
  • Bid Submission End Date: 25-Feb-2022
  • Bid Opening Date: 28-Feb-2022

Scope of Work:

Railway Board has allotted Execution of Railway Electrification work of Kadur – Chimagalur 46 RKM (53TKM) section of Mysuru Division, South Western Railway, Karnataka, India.

This RE work shall broadly include Civil, S&T and Electrical related works:


  • Provision of OHE on Kadur (DRU) – Chikmagalur (CMGR) single line section.
  • Construction of switching posts (SPs/SSPs).
  • Modification (Indoor and Outdoor) to telecommunication system to suit 25 kV A.C. traction as per existing guidelines.
  • All allied works necessary for successful completion of the project including Maintenance & supervision of entire system during defect liability period of the Project.

Civil Works:

  • Establishment of survey control points for accurate survey using high end survey equipment such as DGPS and Total Station connected with nearest GTS Benchmark and establishment of pillars.
  • Provision of Earth work in-formation for Service roads as per site conditions and approved drawing.
  • Planning, design, and construction of SP/SSP’s Buildings, S&T Structures, Relay Room, Battery Rooms, etc. as per approved drawing and client’s requirements.
  • Water Supply arrangements for the Service Buildings, etc., as per approved drawing and client’s requirements.
  • Transportation, handling, stacking, watching, protection, etc., for the construction and Track materials from manufacturer’s works/place of purchase to the working sites.
  • Testing of Material, Quality of works, documentation as per ISO and RDSO/Railway specifications and ensuring precautionary measures and safety arrangements.
  • Providing Ready Mix Concrete (RMC) from reputed supplier of RMC as per approved design mix, drawings, specifications, and contract agreement.
  • Protection works for bridges: Protective screens at FOB’s, ROB’s, etc.
  • (Preparation and supply of “As Built” drawings.

Signaling & Telecommunication works:

  • Modifications in existing S&T plans/drawings for 25 kV ACT system between Kadur (excl.)-Chikmagalur (incl) section.
  • Preparation of new S&T plans & other drawings.
  • Modifications in existing signaling installation at stations for 25 KV ACT between Kadur (excl.)-Chikmagalur (incl) section.
  • Replacement of existing single line block instruments by single line block instruments suitable for 25 KV AC Traction between Kadur (excl.)-Chikmagalur (incl) section.
  • Provision of additional signal cables for signaling modifications and provision of Quad & OF cables for additional telecom requirements for RE.
  • Provision of additional telecom facilities.
  • Provision of communication media for SCADA.

Electrical Works:

  • Supply & installation of 25 KV single Phase AC overhead equipment and all associated works including preparation of all related drawings.
  • Construction of switching posts, Sectioning Posts, Sub Sectioning Posts, etc.
  • Electrification of SP, SSP Buildings.
  • Training of staff for 25 kV AC Traction system.

About RITES Limited:

  • RITES Limited is a Miniratna (Category-I) Schedule ‘A’ Public Sector Enterprise and a leading player in the transport consultancy and engineering sector in India, having diversified services and geographical reach. 
  • Company has an experience spanning 47 years and has undertaken projects in over 55 countries including Asia, Africa, Latin America, South America and Middle East regions.
  • RITES Limited is the only export arm of Indian Railways for providing rolling stock overseas (other than Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia).

Tender documents may be downloaded from CPPP website https://etenders.gov.in/eprocure/app   and from RITES website https://www.rites.com

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