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Rail Vikas Nigam Invites Bids for Kolkata Metro Underground Package UG1

Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd. (RVNL) has invited bids for the construction of the underground package UG1 of Kolkata Metro’s Purple Line. This 5.05 Km long underground section will connect Mominpur to Esplanade.

The estimated value of this package is Rs. 2,571.28 crore. Rail Vikas Nigam has not specified a completion period for this project, and bid submission deadline for this package is 10th October 2022.

UG1 is a part of 15.215 Km long Line-3 of the Kolkata Metro that connects Joka to Esplanade.

Scope of work in this package involves the construction of four underground metro stations, namely Khidderpore, Victoria, Park Street and Esplanade. It also includes the twin tunnels running through these stations which are to be constructed using Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) and cut-and-cover method. This package’s scope also comprises relevant metro works including track works and architectural finishes.