Date of Post : 03 Aug, 2017
Mumbai : Reliance Infrastructure, L&T, NCC Infra, Simplex Infrastructures, JMC Projects, TPL-CHEC and J Kumar Infraprojects are the 7 companies who won the contracts for Line 2B and Line 7 of Mumbai Metro.
About the Contracts :
- On Tuesday, bids were opened for the new EPC contracts for Mumbai Metro’s two elevated corridors, Line 2B & Metro Line 4.
- 10 infrastructure developers had submitted bids earlier this year for the same and 7 out of these 10 have won the contracts from Mumbai Metro.
Packages & Winners :
- There were 4 Packages of DN Nagar-Bandra-Mankhurd Metro-2B corridor
- And 5 packages of Wadala-Ghatkopar-Mulund-Thane-Kasarvadavali Metro Line-4 corridor.
Contract Winners :
- Reliance Infrastructure and L&T bagged two packages each.
- NCC Infra, Simplex Infrastructures, JMC Projects, TPL-CHEC (a JV between Tata Projects & China Harbour Engineering Company) and J Kumar Infraprojects of Mumbai won the remaining 5 packages.
- The Spokesperson of Tata Projects said that the JV won the Mumbai Metro Line-4 package CA12 valued at around Rs 675 crore, it is a 6 km corridor from Kapurbawdi to Kasarvadavali with 6 elevated station.
Project Cost, Completion Time & More :
- The total cost has been estimated by MMRDA (Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority) at Rs 10,980 crore for Metro Line 2B and Rs 14,500 crore for Line 4.
- The construction of the elevated viaduct and stations has to be completed within 30 months for both the corridors.
- Metro Line 2B from DN Nagar to Mandala is 23.643-km-long elevated corridor with 22 stations will connect Mumbai’s eastern and western suburbs.
- Metro Line 4 from Wadala to Kasarvadavali is 32.32-km-long elevated corridor with 32 stations will connect Eastern Express Roadway, Central Railway, Monorail, Metro Line 2B and the proposed Line 5 (Thane to Kalyan), Line 6 (Swami Samarth Nagar to Vikhroli) and Line 8 (Wadala to General Post Office).