Phase-1 of Ahmedabad-Gandhinagar metro to be operational by 2017

August 8, 2013

Ahmedabad: Gujarat Government’s much anticipated Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar metro rail project is close to veracity with the phase-1 is ready for completion in 2017.

Metrolink Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad (MEGA) a state-formed special purpose vehicle (SPV) for the project execution, expressed that the first phase of the Rs19,000-crore metro rail project between Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar, spanning over 83 km will be commissioned by 2017.

According to an official at MEGA, Request for Proposals (RFPs) of all major systems and procurement have already been floated and tenders related to civil construction is under finalization process. “The first phase of the project will be completed in 2017 and the rest in 2021,” he said.

EPC World News Bureau





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