AECOM Asia to assist MMRC in Mumbai Metro phase - III

AECOM Asia to assist MMRC in Mumbai Metro phase – III

MMRC will be assisted by AECOM in design, safety & contract management of the project

MMRC – Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited has appointed AECOM Asia Company Hong Kong Ltd-led consortium (Padeco, Japan, LBG Inc, USA and Egis Rail, France); as ’General Consultant’ for Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ underground Metro Line 3 project, WHICH IS 32.5 Km long.

This appointment will speed up the implementation of the Metro Line 3 project. The ‘General consultant’ will assist MMRC in designing, supervision, quality control, safety and contract management of the project”. The appointment was done on quality and cost based selection process.

The construction of the proposed underground line is expected to commence from April 2015 and is due for completion in 2020-2021. The project involved an estimated investment worth Rs 23,136-crore.

The ‘General Consultant’ will assist MMRC in evaluation of bids and appoint the contractor for civil works, review and proof-checking of the Contractor’s designs in regards to awarded work on ‘Design-Build’ basis, preparation of design, construction supervision including supply and installation, system integration and commissioning of all system components, testing and commissioning of the entire system and preparation/finalization of operation and maintenance manuals.