Schwihag AG bags contract for supply of Track Fastening System for Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS corridor

Share with your network

M/s Schwihag AG has bagged a contract from National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) for the “Supply of Track Fastening System for Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) Corridor”.

  • Tender No.: DM/TW/COR-OF/105
  • Name of Work: Package 14: DM/TW/COROF/105: Supply of Track Fastening System for Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) CorridorTender Identification No.: 2020_ADBNC_46428_1
  • Awarded Value of Contract: INR 35,900,000/-

Highlights of Bidding Process:

Nos. of tenders recd.: 

  • (M/s Vossloh Fastening Systems GmbH)
  • (M/s Schwihag AG)
  • M/s PAUS-PRT Consortium

Nos. and names of parties qualified after technical evaluation:

  • (M/s Vossloh Fastening Systems GmbH)
  • (M/s Schwihag AG)
  • M/s PAUS-PRT Consortium

Nos. and names of parties not qualified after technical evaluation:

  • M/s PAUS-PRT Consortium

In April last year, the National Capital Region Transport Corporation Limited (NCRTC) had invited online bids for Package 14

India has applied for financing from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Asian Infrastructure Investment bank (AIIB) toward the cost of Delhi – Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System Investment Project (Tranche -1). Part of this financing will be used for payments under the Contracts named above. The Borrower has sought to apply the Joint Co-Financing mechanism in accordance with the co-financing framework agreement between ADB and AIIB. Accordingly, the procurement of Works under this Bidding was done following ADB’s Procurement Policies with the Blanket Waiver of Member Country Procurement Eligibility Restrictions.

Project Progress:

NCRTC has geared up construction activities on India’s first Regional Rail between Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut. Recently, foundation work for the RRTS viaduct near Dharamshila Marg, New Ashok Nagar in Delhi has started. 

  • In this 4.3 km elevated section of Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS corridor, there will be the construction of a viaduct from Sarai Kale Khan RRTS Station to New Ashok Nagar Down ramp, including Jangpura entry ramp to the stabling yard, Jangpura. 
  • Two elevated RRTS stations, namely Sarai Kale Khan & New Ashok Nagar, will also be constructed, including a bridge over the Yamuna River.
  • Superstructures are now visible on the Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS corridor.
  • The RRTS will have a total length of 82.15 km (68.03 km elevated and 14.12 km underground) with 25 stations.
  • It will have a design speed of 180 km per hour, maximum operating speed of 160 km per hour and high-frequency operations, which will reduce the journey time from Delhi to Meerut to 60 minutes.

Source: NCRTC-Tender update | Image Credit: NCRTC

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


*