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Construction : Web Exclusive | January 2018 | Source : CW-India

HCC-AL FARA’A JV awarded Rs 484 crore contract for Pune Metro

Hindustan Construction Company (HCC), as a lead partner in the JV with AL FARA’A, has been awarded a Rs 484 crore contract by the Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation for the Pune Metro Rail Project. HCC’s share in the JV is 51 per cent (Rs 247 crore).

The contract is for construction of eight elevated metro rail stations viz Vanaz, Anand Nagar, Ideal Colony, Nal Stop, Garware College, Deccan, Sambhaji Park and PMC on Line II (E-W Corridor) of Pune Metro Rail Project. The work involves general and structural civil works of the station buildings and architectural and site development. The 14.66 km long Line II of Pune Metro is totally elevated and has 16 stations, of which, eight are being built by HCC.

This is the second order HCC has received from Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation for the Pune Metro Rail Project. The previous order involves construction of nine elevated stations on Line I.

“We are honoured to receive this second order from MMRCL. HCC has been undertaking challenging assignments in metro development and repeat order from MMRCL reflects our ability to execute complex assignments,” said Arun Karambelkar, President & CEO- E&C, HCC.

HCC has been associated with six packages of Delhi Metro totaling 18.14 km of tunnels and 13 underground stations. In Kolkata Metro, the company has constructed 6.47 km tunnels in six packages that include four underground stations. In Mumbai Metro I, the company has built six elevated stations. Currently, HCC is executing a section of Mumbai Metro Line III, involving 3,115 m long twin bored tunnels including four underground stations and a section of Bangalore Metro Rail Project involving 6,340 m long elevated corridor including a road-cum-rail flyover and five metro stations.


 
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