August 16, 2022

Station improvement initiatives of eight stations of the suburban railway part of Central and Western Railways obtained the nod for redevelopment work.

The monetary bid for the event of 18 suburban stations opened on Friday, wherein 18 station builders confirmed curiosity within the improvement initiatives of eight stations. These embrace Mulund, Dombivali, Neral and Kasara of the Central line and Mumbai Central, Santacruz, Kandivali and Mira Street of the Western line.

For the event initiatives of Ghatkopar Vikhroli Bhandup, GTB Nagar, Chembur, Govandi, and Mankhurd on the Central and Harbour line and Bhayander, Vasai and Nalasopara on the Western nobody has proven curiosity. A recent tender can be invited for the event of those stations once more by MRVC within the coming months.

“Earlier, tenders for the station improvement initiatives of 18 suburban stations have been floated by Mumbai Rail Vikas Company (MRVC). The approximate value of the event of those 18 stations can be round Rs .950 crore. These stations have been divided into seven tons,” mentioned an officer of MRVC including that Ghatkopar, Vikhroli and Bhandup have been included in lot primary, Mulund and Dombivali in lot quantity two, Neral and Kasara in lot quantity three, GTB Nagar, Chembur, Govandi and Mankhurd in lot quantity 4, Mumbai Central and Santacruz in lot quantity 5 Kandivali, Mira Street in lot quantity six and Bhayendar, Vasai and Nalasopara in lot quantity seven.

“Responses have been obtained in 4 out of seven tons. These are lot numbers 2, 5, 6 and three,” mentioned Sunil Udasi, Chief Public Relations Officer of MRVC.

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“Finalisation of tenders can be performed after the monetary analysis,” he added.

The Mumbai Rail Vikas Company (MRVC) can be bettering stations, developing FOBs, elevated decks, inter-connecting with FOBs and skywalks, creating inexperienced areas and different enhancements as a part of Mumbai City Transport Challenge (MUTP)-3A.

“We’re additionally together with the smaller stations which see lesser footfall and that wants an improve,” mentioned a senior railway official. There are a complete of 119 stations on the Mumbai Suburban Railway System, and in response to rail officers, many of the stations are greater than 80 years previous and extremely congested.

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