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

RITES Ltd., a Public Sector Enterprise under the Ministry of Railways has invited tender for the work of 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 Mysuru (Excl) – Hassan (Incl.) in Mysuru Division, South Western Railway, Karnataka, India

  • Tender Reference Number: RITES/BLR/RE/MYS-HAS/OT/03
  • 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 Mysuru (Excl) – Hassan (Incl.) in Mysuru Division, South Western Railway, Karnataka, India
  • Estimated cost of the project: 91.27 crores
  • Time for Completion: 18 Months
  • Document Download / Sale Start Date: 10-Feb-2022 
  • Document Download / Sale End Date: 07-Mar-2022 
  • Pre Bid Meeting Date: 18-Feb-2022 
  • Bid Submission Start Date: 23-Feb-2022 
  • Bid Submission End Date: 07-Mar-2022 
  • Bid Opening Date: 08-Mar-2022

Scope of Work:

Railway Board has allotted Execution of Railway Electrification work of Mysuru- Hassan 119.20 RKM (142TKM) section of Mysuru Division, South Western Railway, Karnataka, India.This RE work shall broadly include Civil, S&T and Electrical related works:

  • General:
    • Provision of OHE on Mysuru (MYS) – Hassan (HAS) 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.
    • Provision of Height gauges at Level Crossings.
    • Preparation and supply of “As Built” drawings.
  • Signaling & Telecommunication works:
    • Modifications in existing S&T plans/drawings for 25 kV ACT system Mysuru (excl) – Hassan (excl) section.
    • Preparation of new S&T plans & other drawings.
    • Modifications in existing signaling installation at stations and mid-section LC gates for 25 KV ACT between Mysuru (excl) – Hassan (excl) section.
    • Replacements of existing single line block instruments by single line block instruments suitable for 25 KV AC Traction between Mysuru (excl) – Hassan (excl) 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.
    • Execution of S&T work and commissioning S&T system as per SWR practices/ approvals.
    • Preparation of “as built drawings”.
    • Other works as mentioned in S&T BOQ and elsewhere mentioned in tender document.
  • 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.

OHE & General Electrical Work:

  • The brief scope of work in this bid document is Design, Supply, Erection, Testing & Commissioning of 25 KV, 50 Hz, Single Phase AC, Traction Over-head Equipment, Switching Stations, General Electrical Services works between Mysuru-Hassan section.
  • The work is to be executed as per the latest instructions and drawings issued by
  • RDSO / Railway Board /RITES and CEE / Zonal Railways. (3) Pole mounted Auxiliary Transformers (ATs) shall be installed for giving power supply to colour light signaling, Repeater Stations, Manned L.C. Gates, and Switching Stations , wherever required and considered to be essential by Railway / RITES.
  • The Over-Head Equipment used shall normally be of Regulated Conventional Polygonal type 25KV 50Hz Single phase AC OHE fit for a speed of 160 Kmph.
  • Pegging plan will be supplied by the employer. Bidders need to carry out detailed verification of same and survey for preparation of Layout plans etc., Supply and Installation of Over Head Equipment at 25 KV AC and all associated work including preparation of all drawings.
  • Work also involves electrification of service buildings, Alteration to the existing service connections and buildings will also be involved (Wherever required).
  • All LT, 11 and 33 KV overhead crossing as decided by employer will be converted into underground cables and, structures of EHT overhead crossings infringing upon work will be suitably modified in consultation with Railway & Electricity Supply Authorities (if required or otherwise). The Contractor shall co-ordinate with the concerned State Electricity Authorities for carrying out all modifications to the power line crossings and ensures energization of newly laid cables (ensuring necessary approval / sanction) and strictly adhere to the Schedules of power shut down while executing the works if required. The Contractor shall hand over all released materials arising out of modifications to power line crossings to the respective Authorities and no separate payment will be made for loading, leading, transporting etc. The entire work shall be planned in advance and submitted to the Engineer for approval. The Contractor shall provide adequate resources as per the approved plan to complete the work as per program.
  • Overhead lines running parallel to track in close vicinity are also to be modified to UG Cables to avoid induction in OH lines wherever required as per statutory authorities.
  • Providing and maintaining office accommodation, equipment and vehicles for the use of the Employer and their Assistants and Staff during the contract and defect liability periods.

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

Source: RITES-Tender | Image Credit (representational): MoR