Rail Vikas Nigam is L1 Bidder for Chennai Metro’s Phase 2 Line 3 Package

Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) has emerged as the lowest bidder for constructing Chennai Metro Phase 2’s Package C3-ECV-01/RT-01, with a bid of Rs. 901.15 crore. This package is a 10.13 Km long section of Chennai Metro’s Purple Line (Line 3) under the Chennai Metro Phase 2 project.

Scope of work under the aforementioned package entails the construction of an elevated viaduct approximately 10 Km in length, along with 9 elevated metro stations. These stations will be at Sholinganallur Lake, Ponniamman Temple, Sathyabama University, Semmancheri, Gandhi Nagar, Navallur, Siruseri, SIPCOT 1 and SIPCOT 2. Construction of a stabling viaduct at SIPCOT is also included in this package.

Bids for this package were invited in March 2022 with an estimated cost of Rs. 957.50 crore. The completion period for work on this package is 36 months.