Ranjit Buildcon Ltd. – Dilip Buildcon Ltd. joint venture has emerged as the lowest bidder for package CS5 of Surat Metro with a bid of Rs. 1,061 crore. This Surat Metro Phase 1 package comprises a 10.559 Km section of the 19.26 Km long Line 2 which connects Bhesan to Saroli.
Scope of work in package CS5 includes the construction of a 10.559 Km Elevated Viaduct, and 11 elevated stations excluding their electrical and mechanical works, architectural finishing and roofing. These stations will be at Bhesan, Botanical Garden, Ugat Vaarigruh, Palanpur Road, LP Savani School, Performing Art Centre, Adajan Gam, Aquarium, Badri Narayan Temple and Athwa Chopati. Package CS5 includes construction from Bhesan Dead End to Majura Gate Station, including the Viaduct Ramp to Depot Entry near Bhesan for Surat Metro Rail Project Phase – 1, Corridor-2 (Package 1).
Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation Limited (GMRCL) had invited tenders for this package with an estimated cost of Rs. 870 crore, and an undisclosed deadline in January 2022.