Surat Metro Update: GMRC invites tenders for Supply Electric Bogie Tractors for Surat Metro Rail Project

Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation (GMRC) Limited has invited E-Tenders for Design, Manufacture, Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of two numbers each of  Electric Bogie Tractors, Electric Shunter and Battery Powered Shunting Locomotive for  Surat Metro Rail Project.

  • Tender Number: GMRC/DCD&BD /MP-L3/2022
  • Name of Work: Design, Manufacture, Supply, Installation,Testing and Commissioning of two numbers each of Electric Bogie Tractors, Electric Shunter and Battery Powered Shunting Locomotive for Surat Metro Rail Project” as Lot I and Lot II.
  • Approximate cost of work: 
    • INR 7.12 crores for Lot I INR 7.69 crores for Lot II 
    • INR 14.81crores for Lot I and Lot II combined
  • Completion period of work: 12 months
  • Last date submission of E-Tender: 14-03-2022 
  • Pre-Bid Date: 10/02/2022
  • Opening Date: 14/03/2022

Source of Funds: 

  • Surat Metro Rail Project is financed partly through budgetary resources of Government of Gujarat (GoG) and Government of India (GoI) on equal equity basis (50:50) and partly through loans from AFD and KFW.
  • This work for Design, Manufacture, Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of two numbers each of Electric Bogie Tractors, Electric Shunter and Battery Powered Shunting Locomotive is funded by contribution of Government of Gujarat (GoG) and Government of India (GoI) and not through AFD & KFW loan. It will be  an Local Competitive Bidding. Tender will not require AFD & KFW concurrence at  any time/stage. 


  • The Tenderer shall submit details of works executed by them in the prescribed Proforma available at Annexure-2 of Appendix FT-3 of Volume -1, ECcQR or Annexure attached for the works to be considered for qualification of work experience criteria. 
  • Documentary proof such as completion certificates from client indicating the nature/scope of work, actual completion cost and actual date of completion of such work shall be submitted.
  •  The offers submitted without this documentary proof shall not be evaluated. In case the work is executed for private client (That is a non-Government entity, which may be Private Limited or Public Limited Companies, Joint Venture/Consortium of reputable members/partners or any statutorily established Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) or any foreign Incorporated Company), copy of work order, bill of quantities, bill wise details of payment received certified by C.A. (Chartered Accountant/Auditors), T.D.S. (Tax Deducted at Source along with TAN No. of Deduct or/Client) certificate for all payments received and copy of final/last bill paid by client shall be submitted.  
  • Value of successfully completed portion of any ongoing work, as on Tender submission date, will also be considered for qualification of work experience criteria, provided at-least 90% of the Contract Value of Work is completed.  
  • For completed works, value of work done shall be updated, as on Tender submission date  to price level assuming 5% inflation for Indian Rupees every year and  2% for foreign currency portions per year.
  • The exchange rate of foreign currency shall be applicable at the close of business of the State Bank of India on the last working day before the latest date of Tender submittal.   
  • In case of Joint Venture/Consortium, full value of the work, if done by the same joint venture shall be considered. 
  • However, if the qualifying work(s) were done by them in JV/Consortium having different constituents, then the value/quantity of work  as  per  their  percentage  participation in such JV/Consortium (of which experience/turn-over is claimed) shall be considered (Unless otherwise certified by the Client furnishing exact value/quantity of work done by the subject member/partner of the JV/Consortium).  
  • Applications containing deficient information, certificates are liable to be rejected. 
  • Certified copies of Client’s (duly signed) Certificates shall be notarized by the Notary Public.  
  • All the supporting submittals are to be self-attested also by the Tenderer.  
  • In above, completed work means even ‘on-going works’ where the required similar work has been physically completed in all respects but may not have been put into commercial operation. 
  • They are to be supported by the Client’s Certificate(s) / Agreement / Work Order copy along with the Application/Tender submission.

About Surat Metro Rail Project:

  • Surat with a population of around 60 lakhs is the fastest growing city in India. The city has no Mass Rapid Transportation System (MRTS), thus GoI and GoG decided to provide an MRTS facility in Surat. 
  • Phase-I of Surat Metro Rail Project, with a total length of 40.35 kms comprises two corridors. 
  • Length of Corridor-1 is 21.61 kms and Corridor-2 is 18.74 kms with an estimated completion cost of project Rs.12,020 crore. 
CorridorsTotal Length (KM) Completely ElevatedTotal Stations (All Elevated)
Sarthana to Dream City15.14 6.47 14 6
Bhesan to Saroli 18.74 18
Total length 33.88 6.47 326
Grand Total 40.3538 
  • The Corridor-1 is from Sarthana to Dream City, which comprises 14 elevated stations and 6 underground stations with depot at Dream City and the Corridor-2 is from Bhesan to Saroli, which comprises 18 elevated stations with depot at Bhesan. 
  • The Corridor from Dream City Depot to Kadarsha ni Nal of 9.88 Kms (Corridor-1) is being taken up on priority which is having 10 elevated Metro Stations. 
  • With the constant monitoring and guidance by the Hon’ble Prime Minister Office and Hon’ble Chief Minister of Gujarat, this project will provide an environmentally friendly Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) to the historical city of Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar and Surat. 
  • The said Metro Projects are designed in such a way that it will provide environment friendly, comfortable, hassle free connectivity to some major railway stations, bus depots, colleges, schools, offices, residential areas, commercial places, malls and tourist spots of the cities.

Tender documents can only be obtained online on the website

Source: GMRC-Tender