UPMRC invites tenders for supply of Ballastless Track and Fastening systems for Kanpur and Agra Metro project

In continuation to tender for supply of Heavy Duty Escalators, the Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC) Ltd. has now invited open tenders for the work, “KNPAGT-3: Design, Installation, Testing & Commissioning of Ballastless Track of Standard Gauge in 4 Corridors in Elevated as well as Underground Sections of Kanpur and Agra Metro Project along with supply of fastening systems and associated Ballasted/Ballastless Tracks in 4 Depots.” 

Key Details:

  • Approximate cost of work: INR 530.00 Crores 
  • Tender Security amount: INR 5.30 Crores 
  • Completion period of the Work: 48 months 
  • Pre-bid Meeting: 10.11.2020
  • Date of Submission of Tender: 24.11.2020
  • Date of opening of Tender: 24.11.2020

Source of Funds:

The Kanpur and Agra Metro Projects are being funded through the through the equity participation by the Government of India and Government of Uttar Pradesh and loan from bilateral/multilateral agencies. 

Minimum Eligibility Criteria: 

Work Experience: The tenderers will be qualified only if they have completed work(s) during last 7 years ending 30.09.2020 as given below: 

  • Work Experience:
    • At least one “Similar Work” of value of Rs. 212 Crores or more.


    • Two “Similar Works” each of value Rs.132.50 Crores or more.


    • Three “Similar Works” each of value Rs.106 Crores or more.
  • “Similar Work” for this contract shall be work of:
    • Construction of Ballastless Track with or without Supply of Fastening System for Ballastless Track.


    • Supply of Precast concrete components of ballastless track such as precast plinth, slab, sleeper etc. with or without Supply of Fastening System for Ballastless Track. 
  • The Tenderer should have a past experience in construction of ballastless track for a track length of at least 80 kms (in case of double/multiple line, each line will be counted separately) either on MRTS or Railway System. 


  • The Tenderer will be qualified only if they satisfy the criteria as given in para A1 & A2 above (during last seven years ending 30.09.2020).
  • All member of JV/Consortium shall have experience of value at least 10% of NIT Value from construction of ballastless/ballasted track with or without supply of track components OR supply of precast concrete components of ballastless track such as precast plinth, slab, sleepers etc. with or without supply of track components. Total value of work/works should be equal or more than 53 Crores in last 7 years ending 30.09.2020. Annexure-1 of NIT shall be used for submission of details under this para duly certified by Chartered Accountant and with documentary proof from the Clients. 
  • There must be an Indian partner with a minimum of 26% participation in the JV/Consortium. Any substantial partner (equal to or more than 26% participation) can act as a lead partner. 
  • The tenderer shall submit details of work executed by them in the Performa of Annexure-1 of NIT for the works to be considered for qualification of work experience criteria. Documentary proof such as completion certificates from client clearly indicating the nature/scope of work, actual completion cost and actual date of completion for such work should be submitted. The offers submitted without this documentary proof shall not be evaluated. In case the work is executed for private client, copy of work order, bill of quantities, bill wise details of payment received certified by C.A., T.D.S certificates for all payments received and copy of final/last bill paid by client shall be submitted. 
  • Quantity of successfully completed portion of any ongoing work up to 30.09.2020 will also be considered for qualification of work experience criteria. 
  • For completed works, value of work done shall be updated to 30.09.2020 price level assuming 5% inflation for Indian Rupees every year and 2% for foreign currency portions per year. Selling rate of exchange at the close of business of the State Bank of India on the day twenty-eight days before the latest date of Tender Submittal shall be considered for calculating equivalent value in INR.
  • In case of joint venture / Consortium, full value of the work, if done by the same joint venture will be considered. However, if the work done by them in any other JV/consortium, value of work as per his percentage participation in that JV shall be considered. 

Authority and place for purchase of tender documents, seeking clarifications and submission of completed tender documents:

Chief Engineer Contract Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Limited, Administrative Building, Vipin Khand, Gomti Nagar, Near Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Samajik Parivartan Sthal Lucknow (UP) – 226010, India Email: cecontractlmrc@gmail.com

Source: UPMRC-Tender | Image Credit (representational): UPMRC