Hyderabad Metro Rail invites global tenders for selection of EPC contractor for airport metro line project
In Hyderabad, the Metro Rail authorities have invited global tenders for selection of an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor for the airport metro line project. The works, for which tenders have been called for, will be taken up at a cost of over 5 thousand 688 crore rupees.
Hyderabad Airport Metro Limited Managing Director, NVS Reddy has said a comprehensive open tender with an estimated contract has been issued for the design and construction of all the civil structures.
It includes elevated viaduct, underground structures, stations, track works, electrical and mechanical works, supply and commissioning of rolling stock (train sets), electric traction and power supply.
He said, most of the preliminary works like survey, peg marking, alignment fixation have been completed and soil testing is in full swing. The 31 kilometre metro rail corridor connecting Airport terminal station will have an elevated portion of 29.3 km and underground portion of 1.7 Km.
The Proposed Airport metro rail line will have nine stations including one underground metro station adjacent to the airport terminal. The last date for bid submission of tenders is 5th July this year.