Monday, July 31, 2006

Tender for first phase of metro soon

Tender for first phase of metro soon
Vijay Times

The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation (BMRC) will shortly award tenders for constr viaduct at a cost of Rs 130-crore as part of the f of the project.

The decision was taken at a meeting of the newly-c stituted board on July 28. “We have shortlisted ni panies and tender will be awarded at the earliest, aging director BMRC V Madhu told VViij jaayy T Tiim me es s. He said the BMRC had invited expression of interes for the work, for which 25 firms responded and nin shortlisted for constructing 10- metre high concre forms running between KSCA stadium and Byappanahalli.

He said the board has also decided to issu orders for setting up seven stations along this st A sum of Rs 9 crore has been earmarked for shiftin electric lines up to Byappanahalli and approval ac for shifting the BWSSB lines along the stretch.

He said the work on Metro Rail will begin as sched in October and the ground work has already begun.


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