Agreement for Charkop-Bandra-Mankhurd Metro signed

Mumbai 30 January 2011: The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRC) has signed the contract agreement with Independent Engineer, a joint venture company consisting of M/s. Ineco (Spain), M/s Prointec (Spain) & Feedback Venture Private Limited for the Metro Line – II i.e Charkop-Bandra-Mankhurd Corridor on January 28, 2011. Topography survey and geo-technical investigations have been completed for the corridor and works are expected to commence from April, 2011.
Mr. S V R Srinivas, Managing Director of MMRC and Additional Metropolitan Commissioner, Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) said, “This is an important milestone in development of the Metro Corridor. This would give a required push to the project which has been envisaged as an important feeder system connecting the western suburbs with the eastern suburbs.”
As per the project plan, the corridor would have total length of 31.871 km. The route will be elevated with total 27 stations. The total cost of project is estimated at Rs.7, 660 crore (excluding R&R, utility, Independent Engineers’ fees and state taxes). The responsibilities of Independent Engineer would include, monitoring progress, review design, quality control during construction and ensure timely completion of the project.

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