Deadline Extended: South Western Railway Grants More Time for Bids on Dharwad Belgaum New Line Construction Project
In a recent development, the South Western Railway has announced an extension for the submission deadline of the tender concerning the construction of a new broad gauge line track between Kyarkoppa (Except) and Mummigatti. This project is a part of the Dharwad Belgaum New Line Project and includes telecommunication and electronic works, covering a distance of 73.10 kilometers. The estimated value of this ambitious endeavor is a staggering ₹243,66,29,736.
The proposed project covers a distance of 73.10 kilometers and encompasses the construction of the track, along with associated telecommunication and electronic works. The railway line will extend from Kyarkoppa (CH:6100) to Mummigatti (25:17800) and is expected to provide enhanced connectivity and convenience to the residents of the North Karnataka Region.
Originally, the closing date for the tender was set for June 6, 2023, but a revised closing date of August 5, 2023, has been announced to allow sufficient time for interested parties to submit their bids.
The South Western Railway aims to boost transportation capabilities by expanding its network and increasing the reach of its services. This new broad gauge line track is part of the railway’s ongoing efforts to improve connectivity and cater to the growing demands of passengers and freight transport in the North Karnataka Region.
The construction of the track will not only enhance connectivity but also create numerous employment opportunities in the area. It is expected to stimulate economic growth by facilitating the efficient movement of goods and people between Kyarkoppa and Mummigatti, thereby fostering trade and development.
The project aligns with the Indian government’s vision of expanding railway infrastructure and enhancing connectivity across the country. The South Western Railway is committed to implementing this vision by undertaking such vital infrastructure projects that contribute to the nation’s progress.
The Dharwad Belgaum New Line Project holds significant importance for the region, as it will provide an alternate and faster route for travelers and freight transportation. It is expected to reduce travel time, enhance efficiency, and alleviate congestion on existing routes.
Interested parties can find more information about the tender and the project by visiting the official website of the Indian Railways e-Procurement System (www.ireps.gov.in).
The Deputy Chief Engineer/Construction Works in Bangalore Cantonment is the point of contact for any queries or clarifications.
As the South Western Railway embarks on this extensive construction endeavor, it underscores the commitment to modernize and expand railway infrastructure, ultimately improving connectivity and fostering economic growth. This project is a testament to the railway’s dedication to providing efficient, reliable, and convenient transportation services to the people it serves.
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