RVNL secures major contract for electrification work in Araria-Thakurganj new line section

In a significant stride, Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) has achieved a significant milestone by securing a substantial contract from NFR-Construction, valued at Rs. 95.95 Crores. The contract encompasses the electrification of OHE and TSS works for the Araria-Thakurganj new line section.

More Details:

  • Rail Vikas Nigam Limited has received a Letter of Acceptance from NFR-Construction for “Design, supply, erection, testing & commissioning of electrification OHE and TSS works of Araria – Thakurganj new line section.”
  • The contract amount on which the order has been received is: Rs. 95,95,44,544.95/-
  • The awarded contract completion period is: 240 Days.

Detailed Name of the Work:

Engineering, procurement, construction of design, supply, erection, testing & commissioning of 25 kV, 50 Hz, single phase, AC, electrification OHE and TSS works of Araria – Thakurganj new line section in connection with new line project of Araria – Galgalia of N.F. Railway, including associated works and supply, erection, modification, testing and commissioning of SCADA for the section. (106.958 RKM/ 119.27 TKM). (in EPC mode).

About RVNL:

  • The company began its operation in 2005 with the appointment of a Board of Directors.
  • The company was granted Miniratna status in September 2013.
  • RVNL has been rated “Excellent” for the 9 successive years by the Department of Public Enterprises.
  • RVNL has also been ranked 1st amongst the Railway PSEs for the 4 times out of the last 5 years.
  • The turnover of the company for the financial year 2019-20 has increased by 44.44%.
  • The authorised share capital of the company is Rs. 3000 cr. with paid up share capital of Rs. 2085 cr.
  • The company has been listed after its disinvestment of its stake of 12.16% of the company through IPO.


RVNL’s latest contract win underscores its continued commitment to enhancing railway infrastructure across the country. With its proven track record of excellence and dedication to quality, RVNL is poised to deliver yet another successful project that will contribute to the growth and efficiency of India’s railway network.

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

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