New Delhi (Metro Rail News): The new 19.15 km Kirti Nagar – Bamnoli Village (Dwarka ECC) Metrolite line in south-west Delhi with the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is opening financial bids from local surveying firms for conducting geotechnical investigation, topographical survey and utility identification works along the line’s alignment.
The DMRC had decided to go for inviting the bids again for this new light rail transit (LRT) system’s topographical survey and utility identification contract (Package ML-01(R)) with an estimate of Rs. 65.73 lakh and completion period of 9 months. They opened technical bids on July 15 to reveal 9 bidders, opened financial bids on August 19, and then issued a letter of award to the lowest bidder, Gaveshana Geosciences Pvt Ltd., the next day with a contract value of 37.80 lakh.
DMRC in May had also invited bids for the Geotechnical investigation contract (Package ML-02) with an estimate of Rs. 83.46 lakh and completion period of 4 months. They opened technical bids on July 30 to reveal 9 bidders, rejected 3 firms in the technical round, and then opened financial bids on August 21 to reveal that TechPro Engineers Pvt. Ltd. had placed the lowest bid at Rs. 68.08 lakh. Per an industry source, an LoA for this tender will be issued this week.
Metrolite trains on this line have interchanges planned at Kirti Nagar (Green Line), Mayapuri (Pink Line), Dabri Village (Magenta Line) and Dwarka Court (Blue Line).
The Kirti Nagar – Bamnoli (Dwarka ECC) metrolite line will consist of 21 mostly at-grade stations at Kirti Nagar (elevated), Saraswati Garden, Mayapuri Bus Depot, Mayapuri, Hari Nagar, Mayapuri Industrial Area (MIA), Mayapuri Industrial Area 2 (MIA 2), Tihar Jail, Shivpuri (elevated), Dabri Village (elevated), Sitapuri (elavated), Mahavir Enclave (elevated), Dwarka Sector 2, Dwarka Sector 7, Dwarka Sector 6, Dwarka Court, Dwarka Sector 20, Dwarka Sector 23, Dhul Siras – Dwarka Sector 24, Dwarka Sector 25 – ECC Centre and Bamnoli Village.
The Detailed Project Report (DPR) for this LRT line was approved by the DMRC’s board in October 2019 with an estimate of Rs. 2,673 crore and is waiting for a green signal from the Delhi government.