LMRC – Lucknow Metro Development – Uttar Pradesh - Project Profile
- March 2018 •
- 15 pages •
- Report ID: 4378930
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Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) is undertaking the construction of a metro rail project in Uttar Pradesh, India.
The project involves the construction of two metro rail standard gauge corridors having a combined length of 35km and installation of 25KV AC overhead equipment (OHE) line.
The first corridor is also known as the North-South corridor includes the construction of the 23km metro line, which will start from Amausi airport and would pass through Krishnanagar, Alambagh, Charbagh, Hussainganj, Vidhan Sabha, Hazratganj, Parivartan Chowk, Lucknow university, IT crossing, Mahanagar before ending at Munshi Pulia in Indiranagar.
It comprises 22 stations, of which 19 will be elevated and there will be three underground namely Hussainganj, Sachivalaya, and Hazratganj.This north-south corridor is again divided into Phase IA of 23km and a priority section of 8km.
It also includes 255m cantilever bridge with a 105m long central span and two 75m long end-spans, and is the only missing piece of the 8.48 km Transport Nagar – Charbagh ‘priority corridor’.
The Phase IA is expected to cost US$1,078 million.
The second corridor known as the East-West corridor includes the construction of the 12km metro line, which starts at Charbagh and ends at Vasantkunj passing through Lucknow City Railway Station, Balaganj, and Musabagh. It comprises 12 stations (seven underground and five elevated).
It also includes the construction of stations, depots, storage shelters, pedestrian ways, retaining walls, parking slots and the installation of lights, overhead sign structures, safety, signaling and security systems.
SREI Infrastructure Finance Ltd and DHV India have been appointed to prepare detailed project report (DPR), and SAI Geotechnical Engineers Pvt. Ltd as a geotechnical consultant.
In August 2013, Uttar Pradesh Cabinet approved the revised DPR for the project. The underground portion of the North-South corridor was reduced from 7.5km to approximately 3.5km.
On September 10, 2013, DMRC appointed as the interim consultant for the preliminary works and feasibility study.
In October 2013, DMRC issued tender for the appointment of detail design consultant for civil, architectural and E&M works of elevated and underground stations for the first phase.
On November 11, 2013, UP Housing and Development Board (UPHDB), Lucknow Development Authority (LDA) and the Uttar Pradesh State Industrial Development Corporation (UPIDC) approved US$32 million, US$16 million and US$8 million funds respectively.
In January 2014, LMRC lended land from Airport Authority of India (AAI) near Amausi Airport to set up a yard for the construction of girders and fabrication used in the development of the project.
In February 2014, a groundbreaking ceremony was held at the project site.
The project secured US$545 million funding from the European Investment Bank (EIB) for the Phase IA project.
On June 20, 2014, the tender was floated for the first package on North-South Corridor with July 31, 2014, as the submission deadline. The scope of the contract covers construction of an elevated viaduct, eight elevated stations namely Transport Nagar, Krishna Nagar, Singar Nagar, Alambagh, Alambagh Bus Station, Maviaya, Durgapuri and Charbagh Railway Station from chainage 687.140m to 9171.440m and connecting elevated viaduct and ramp to Depot at PAC Ground Transport Nagar.
Zen Equip India Pvt. Ltd (Zen) has been appointing as consulting engineer.
In August 2014, MEGA secured in-principle approvals for the project and it would be formally approved by the Central Government. Around eight big companies have participated in the tender process.
On September 13, 2014, Larsen and Toubro (L&T) was awarded a US$104 million contract for the construction of the priority section and SYSTRA India for designing metro stations and viaducts for the Phase IA of the first phase of the project. SYSTRA India will also be providing Detailed Design for Civil Architectural and E&M works of elevated corridor, underground corridor and Depot for the project.
On September 27, 2014, construction work commenced on the 8km section from Transport Nagar and Charbagh known as the priority section.
On December 11, 2014, LMRC received an approval for inviting bids from companies experienced in designing and manufacturing Metro’s rolling stock and bid document for selecting a consultant for preparing an integration plan of all metro related work like rolling stock, maintenance, automated fare collection system, security system.
A rolling stock and signaling systems tender were issued on February 12, 2015, with submission deadline is April 21, 2015. LMRC received bids from 14 companies including Siemens India, Bangalore based Bharat Earth Movers Ltd, Korea based Rotem, and Canadian Bombardier.
In June 2015, S.P. Singla Constructions was awarded US$5 million contract for the cantilever bridge.
On August 6, 2015, the project secured approval from the Public Investment Board (PIB) of Union Ministry of Finance.
On August 11, 2015, LMRC issued a tender for the design, manufacturing, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of heavy duty elevators for the project with the submission deadline on October 20, 2015.
In August 2015, two consortia were shortlisted for rolling stock and signaling systems contract, they are:
1. A consortium of Alstom Transport (India) and Alstom Transport SA (France)
2. A consortium of Hyundai-ROTEM (Korea), BEML (India) and Ansaldo STS (Italy)
On September 7, 2015, a consortium of Alstom Transport (India) and Alstom Transport SA (France) was appointed to supply rolling stock and signaling systems for Phase IA of the first phase of the project.The scope includes supply, testing, and commissioning of 80 cars for 20 trains of four cars each.
Each car will be fitted with air conditioning and a passenger information system and Alstom will also provide Urbalis, a communication-based train control (CBTC) solution.The metro cars will be produced in Alstom’s Sri City train manufacturing facility in Andhra Pradesh.
The contract value is US$167 million.
On December 23, 2015, Union Cabinet approved the Phase IA of the project.
Steel Authority of India (SAIL) has been appointed as steel supply contractor.
On December 30, 2015, Stone India Consortium was awarded a contract for design, maintenance, supply, installation, and commissioning of 97 number of passenger escalators.
On February 23, 2016, LMRC invited tenders for the construction of elevated viaduct and eight elevated stations for the Phase IA of the project with a submission deadline on May 16, 2016.
As of April 2016, Gulermak-TPL Joint Venture has been appointed as construction contract for Charbagh Metro Station.
On August 13, 2016, Construction works are commenced on Sachivalaya underground station.
As of August 2016, a 60m long steel truss bridge has installed successfully in the North-South corridor section and remaining scope of the project are underway.
On September 28, 2016, Larsen & Toubro Limited appointed as construction contractor for elevated viaduct and elevated stations.
A Detailed Project Report (DPR) prepared earlier for the east-west corridor is being updated and will be submitted to the Uttar Pradesh State Government by LMRC for approval.
On December 1, 2016, construction works completed on priority section and launched for a trial run, scheduled to open for public in March 2017.
On December 22, 2016, LMRC invited tenders for the design and construction of cut and cover tunnel and Ramp for underground airport station of the North-South corridor with submission deadline is March 7, 2017.
On December 30, 2016, LMRC invited tenders for the construction of outside civil structures of an elevated section from Transport Nagar to Charbagh with submission deadline is February 6, 2017.
In January 2017, LMRC invited tenders for design and construction of airport station.
As of May 2017, East-West corridor’s DPR is under final assessment.
On August 1, 2017, LMRC issued a tender to appoint a contractor to undertake civil, architectural, water supply, sanitary installation, drainage, external development, firefighting, fire detection, E&M works and PEB structures for nine elevated metro stations of Phase 1A with a submission deadline on September 8, 2017.
Construction works on the 8.5km stretch between Amausi airport and Charbagh Railway station has been completed. This phase is a part of the 23km long North-South corridor.
SAIL has supplied 20,000 tonnes of steel for the 8.5Km stretch of the North-South Corridor which will operate in between Transport Nagar and Lucknow Charbagh Railway station. SAIL has supplied reinforcement bars, structural steel, and plates for this stretch and is ready to supply for the remaining stretch.
On September 5, 2017, the opening ceremony was held on the completed 8.5km stretch between Transport Nagar and Charbagh of the first phase. The new Metro Rail Policy 2017 requires revision of the DPR for the second phase of the project.
In January 2018, started the tunneling drive of its tunnel boring machine (TBM) - ’Gomti’ from Charbagh’s launching shaft (near Deen Dayal Park) towards Hussainganj.
Construction activities on the North-South corridor are underway.
The project involves the construction of a 35km standard gauge metro rail in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.
The US$2,100 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of 23km North-South corridor
2. Construction of 22 stations in North-South corridor
3. Construction of 12km East-West corridor
4. Construction of 12 stations in East-West corridor
5. Installation of rolling stocks
6. Installation of 25KV AC OHE
7. Installation of signalling systems
8. Installation of safety and security systems
9. Installation of escalators
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