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Ceigall India Enters Metro Rail Segment with Contracts worth 694 Cr from UP Metro Rail Corp

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Ceigall India Limited (CIL) has received Letters of Awards (LoAs) for two civil construction contracts collectively worth Rs. 694.05 crore for Kanpur and Agra Metro projects from Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC).

These metro contract-wins mark Ciegall India’s entry into the metro rail segment. This marks a significant diversification for the company from its established presence in highways, bridges and expressways segments.

Ceigall India Secures Contract for Kanpur Metro Line-2 Construction

Ceigall India has secured a civil contract worth Rs. 427.11 crore for package KNPCC-12 of Kanpur Metro Line-2. This 8.38 Km line runs from Rawatpur Railway Station to Jaurali in Kanpur.

Package KNPCC-12 entails the construction of two elevated sections on Line-2 of Kanpur Metro Phase-1, which together have a length of about 4.3 Km. These elevated sections are on either side of the underground package KNPCC-11, which was awarded to KPIL-Gukermak JV in December 2023.

The larger of the two elevated sections in KNPCC-12 package is on the southern side of Line-2, and is 3.75 Km in length. This section will run through four stations, connecting Double Pullia Ramp to Barra-8.

The smaller elevated section under this package will be 0.56 Km in length on the northern side of the line. In this section, an elevated viaduct will be built beyond Rawatpur Interchange Station, along with one station at Agriculture University.

Scope of Work for Kanpur Metro Line-2

Scope of work in KNPCC-12 includes design and construction of elevated viaducts and five elevated stations at Agriculture University, Vijay Nagar Chauraha, Shastri Chowk, Barra-7, and Barra-8. Ceigall will execute associated Electrical & Mechanical (E&M) works along with architectural finishings for the elevated sections.

UPMRC’s LoA specifies the construction of special spans from end of ramp after Double Pullia Station to Barra-8 station (from Chainage (Ch.) 3783.000 m to Ch. 7528.566 m) and from Depot to Agricultural University station (from Ch. -297.460 m to -855.339 m) on corridor-2 of Kanpur Metro Phase 1.

UPMRC floated tender for this project in November 2023 with an estimated cost of Rs. 484 crore and completion period of 30 months.

Ceigall India to Build Elevated Section for Agra Metro Line-1

Ceigall’s second contract, valued at Rs. 266.94 crore, includes civil construction for package AGCC-05 of Agra Metro Phase-1 project’s Line-1. This 3.725-kilometer elevated line will connect RBS Ramp in Khandari to Sikandra via three elevated stations. UPMRC’s tender which was floated in November 2023, specified a development cost of Rs. 296.78 crore and a completion period of 24 months.

Detailed Scope of Work for Agra Metro Project

Ceigall India will be designing and constructing an elevated viaduct and three elevated stations at ISBT, Guru Ka Taal, and Sikandra under this package. Additionally, the company will execute civil, associated, and ancillary structures for package AGCC-05 of the Agra Metro. Their work will also includes Electrical and Mechanical (E&M) works, architectural finishes, water supply, sanitary installations, and Pre-Engineered Building (PEB) structures from Chainage (Ch.) (-) 42.96 m to Ch. 3682.941 m of Corridor-1 of the Agra Metro.

About Ceigall India Limited: Ceigall India Limited, headquartered in Ludhiana, was established in 2002. Ceigall India is an infrastructure construction company and provides EPC services for various projects including elevated roads, highways, bridges, tunnels, railway over bridges and more.