Reliance Infra Bags Order From RVNL Worth INR 7740 Million
Reliance Infrastructure Limited EPC has received the Letter of Award (LOA) from Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) for its maiden railway project worth INR 7740 million for the construction of third rail line between Jimidipeta and Gotlam on East Coast Railway on Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) basis.
The 105 km-long line will run in Andhra Pradesh and Odisha. The scope of work includes Civil, Track, Electrification, Signalling and Telecom works of the rail line. The scope of work also includes construction of 13 railway stations and staff quarters.
The other bidders in the fray were L&T and NCC. It is the first EPC contract of RVNL for Railway project.
The railway line between Jimidipeta to Gotlam is part of Titlagarh-Vizianagaram section. At present, Titlagarh-Vizianagaram is a double line (electrified) track section of Jharsuguda-Visakhapatnam line.
It is an important rail link between Jharsuguda and Visakhapatnam, and serves as a bypass Rail link to Howrah-Mumbai trunk route and Howrah-Chennai main line of East Coast region. It also caters to the goods and passenger traffic from Bhubaneswar, Sambalpur and Raygada with Koraput on the Kottavalsa-Kirandaul line. The line traverses through Western Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. This line will lead to development around the entire area.
- Issued By:RAIL VIKAS NIGAM LIMITED
- Bagged By:
- Value:INR 7740 Million
- Published On:2018-04-19