RVNL awarded Rs. 167 crore contract for electrical upgrade by South Eastern Railway

Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) has secured a significant INR 167 crore contract from South Eastern Railway for the upgrade of the electric traction system in the Rajkharsawan-Nayagarh-Bolani section of the Chakradharpur Division. This project is aimed at enhancing the electrical infrastructure to support increased rail capacity and efficiency.

More Details:

The Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) has received a Letter of Acceptance (LoA) from South Eastern Railway for upgradation of electric traction system for Rajkharsawan-Nayagarh-Bolani section of Chakradharpur Division to meet 3000 MT loading target.

Brief about the Tender/Order:

  • Name of Work: Design, supply, erection, testing and commissioning for upgradation of electric traction system from 1 x 25 KV to 2 x 25 KV traction system for Rajkharsawan – Nayagarh – Bolani section of Chakradharpur Division of South Eastern Railway to meet 3000 MT loading target.
  • Time period by which the order(s)/contract(s) to be executed is: 18 Months.
  • Broad consideration or size of the order(s)/contract(s) is: Rs. 167,28,12,874.95/-

Some Recent Orders Secured by RVNL:

In May, 2024: Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) was awarded a substantial contract valued at approximately INR 390 crores by Eastern Railway. This contract involves the construction of the Sitarampur bypass line under the Asansol Division. Read here

In the same month: Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) clinched a significant contract worth approximately INR 239 crores from Southern Railway. The project entails the installation of an automatic block signalling system, spanning from Jolarpettai Junction to Erode Junction within the Salem Division. Read here

In April, 2024: Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) and Kerala Rail Development Corporation Ltd. (KRDCL) have clinched a significant contract from Southern Railway worth approximately Rs. 439 Crores. The contract entails the comprehensive redevelopment of Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station on an Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) basis. Read here

Source: RVNL – Press Release | Image Credit (representational): NFR

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