RFP for Redevelopment of Kanpur Central Railway Station floated

Neha Tambe Aug 25, 2022 0

As of July 2022, North Central Railway floated a tender pertaining to the redevelopment of the Kanpur Central Railway Station. This tender is for the selection of Contractor on Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) basis. IRCON International Limited invited a tender for a pre-bid tie-up for major upgradation and redevelopment of Kanpur Railway Station on an EPC basis. 

Redevelopment of Railway Station, Kanpur Central

The project envisages the redevelopment of the Kanpur Central Railway Station. It also envisages the exploitation of commercial development of leasehold rights on vacant railway land. In Kanpur Central, Uttar Pradesh, this project sits on a land parcel of 67.1 acres. The project’s total construction cost is INR 712.04 crores. 

This project’s brief includes the construction of an integrated multi-modal facility. This facility will facilitate connectivity and ease of access to and from the station premises. The station building shall comprise a ground floor, 1 upper floor, a basement area, and an air concourse. This project will also include the construction of a foot-over-bridge and a parcel office. The construction will begin in 2023 and finish in 2025.

The other entities associated with the project include Egis India Consulting Engineers Private Limited, Bridge and Roof Company India Limited, and JLL India.

Redevelopment of Railway Station, Kanpur Central—Key Project Highlights

Name of the ProjectRedevelopment of Railway Station, Kanpur Central
Tender TitleRequest for Proposal (RFP) for Redevelopment of Kanpur Central Railway Station at Kanpur on Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) mode
Current StatusPre-Construction
Building UseCommercial, Transport Infrastructure
Project CategoryRailway Station, Redevelopment
LocationKanpur, Uttar Pradesh
RegionKanpur Metropolitan Region
Latitude26.453888 (26° 27′ 13.9968″ N)
Longitude80.351211 (80° 21′ 4.3596″ E)
Issuer NameNorth Central Railway
SpecialisationGeneral/Turnkey Contractor
Earnest Money Deposit (EMD) (in INR)INR 2,00,00,000 crores
Land Area (in acres)67.1 acres
Construction Start Date2023
Construction End Date2025
Construction Cost (in INR)INR 712.04 crores

North Central Railway 

We know North Central Railway as the Workhorse of the Indian Railways. It spreads across three divisions, namely Prayagraj, Jhansi and Agra. It extends from Ghaziabad in the north to Mughalsarai in the east on the New Delhi – Howrah trunk route. The North Central Railway also extends from Palwal to Bina on the New Delhi Mumbai/Chennai corridor. Often referred to as the heartbeat of Indian Railways, the North Central Railway spans over parts of UP, Haryana, Rajasthan, and Madhya Pradesh. It covers a route of about 3062 km of BG comprising, predominantly, of double line- electrified sections defining the sides and diagonals of the Golden Quadrilateral. 

Egis India Consulting Engineers Private Limited 

Egis is an international group with a presence in over 100 countries, offering engineering, project structuring, and operations services. In engineering and consulting, its sectors of activity include transport, urban development, building, industry, water, environment, and energy. In roads and airports, they enlarged its offer to encompass project structuring, equity investment, turnkey systems delivery, operation, and mobility services.

Since 1995, they have worked closely with the government of India and private operators to support India’s continued development. Together, they delivered over 90 successful projects, winning multiple awards. 

Bridge and Roof Company India Limited

Incorporated on 16th January 1920, the company started functioning from its Howrah Workshop, West Bengal, India as a modest structural fabrication agency. Since then, on envisioning and visualising the needed infrastructure in India, the company matched its pace with time and metamorphosed into a single source multidisciplinary engineering, construction, and project management enterprise. 

Bridge and Roof Company (India) Limited completed over 100 years of service to India. It is a Miniratna Category-I Public Sector Enterprise under the Ministry of Heavy Industries, Government of India. The company is a versatile organization, providing a multifarious range of Design, Engineering, Construction, Project Management Consultancy services, and EPC Solutions to Public and Private Sectors, India and abroad.

Bridge and Roof’s corporate office is at Kolkata, West Bengal, India. The company’s operations are widespread across the country, with Zonal/Regional Offices and project sites at various locations.

JLL India

JLL is a property consultancy company specialising in property services and investment management. It provides investors, developers, local corporates and multinational companies with a comprehensive range of services.

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