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Postby venki4cool » September 25th, 2010, 5:15 pm

SCR GENERAL MANGER HOLDS A MEETING WITH HYDERABAD METRO RAIL MANAGING DIRECTOR

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General Manager, South Central Railway, Shri M.S.Jayanth, along with senior officers of SCR held a meeting with Shri N.V.S.Reddy, Managing Director, Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited and representatives from Larsen & Toubro Limited, the organization which will be executing the Hyderabad Metro Rail Project, at Rail Nilayam today, 23rd September, 2010.



The meeting was to discuss the issues of feasibility of Metro Rail crossing points over railway lines and stations at various places. The Metro Rail had earlier given the crossing points of the Metro Corridors over the existing railway lines.



The First Metro Corridor, Miyapur-Nampally-LB Nagar (28.87 Km with 27 stations) has three crossing locations at Bharatnagar, Lakdi-ka-Pul and Malakpet, which were all found feasible by SCR.



The Second Metro Corridor, Jubilee Bus Station-RTC ‘X’ Road-Falaknuma (14.78 Km with 16 stations) has one crossing at Secunderabad station. Due to world class station coming up , the present plan of crossing is not feasible. SCR suggested 4 alternatives by which the crossing of the Metro Corridor over the station can be achieved. Out of these, two alternative were underground crossings. The Managing Director, HMRL indicated that there would be no underground crossings in case of Hyderabad Metro Rail Project. However, the organization would consider the feasibility of alternative overhead crossings proposed by SCR.



The Third Corridor, Nagole-Ameerpet-Shilparamam (27.51 Km with 23 stations) has four crossings, Alugaddabavi Bridge (Mettuguda), Chilkalguda Bridge, Oliphanta Bridge and Begumpet. All these were found feasible by SCR with enhanced span and vertical clearance in some cases.



Shri M.S.Jayanth, General Manager, South Central Railway stated that SCR is committed to the development of the twin cities into world class cities and will be extending all cooperation to Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited to ensure that the project is completed in time. Both South Central Railway and Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited have a very vital role to play for ensuring world class transport system in the city.



Shri N.V.S.Reddy appreciated the time devoted by SCR officers in conducting an in-depth study and suggesting alternatives for the Metro Rail Corridors crossing the railway lines. He also made a presentation to the General Manager, SCR, detailing the salient features of the Hyderabad Metro Rail Project.
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Postby venki4cool » September 25th, 2010, 5:39 pm

Hyderabad Metro to shortlist six firms for independent engineering consultancy

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Hyderabad, Sept. 24

Six of the 17 global independent engineering consultants who have filed for request for qualification (RFQ) applications will be shortlisted by the Hyderabad Metro Rail Ltd, to provide their domain expertise and respective financial quotes, which will facilitate choosing one among them to oversee the implementation of the project. The concessionaire for implementation of the Rs 12,136-crore metro rail project, L&T Ltd, will also be associated in the selection process of independent engineer, according to HMRL Managing Director, Mr N.V.S.Reddy.

According to the terms of the mandate for the independent engineer, to be chosen as recommended by the Centre, the consultancy firm shall deploy a team of 21 experts in elevated guideway, stations, depots and other civil structures, rolling stocks (coaches), and ensure safety over five years of project implementation.

DB International and SMEC, Mott MacDonald, Scott Wilson, Halcrow are among 17 global firms who have sought RFQs.

The three-member evaluation committee comprising the State Finance Secretary, Mr T. Satyanarayana Rao, the MD of HMRL, Mr N.V.S. Reddy, and the MD of Water Board, Mr M.Jagadeeshwar, will select the consultant from among shortlisted.

According to the terms, 80 per cent will be accorded for technical score and 20 per cent for financial quote.

HMRL, on Thursday, held a meeting with representatives of South Central Railway General Manager, Mr Jayanth, along with L&T to thrash out modalities of metro rail alignment near railway crossings. According to the discussions, eight elevated viaduct crossings have been proposed. The SCR has given the clearance to go ahead with these installations, according to a statement from HMRL.

http://www.blonnet.com/2010/09/25/stori ... 391900.htm

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Postby venki4cool » October 1st, 2010, 7:15 pm

Metro rail routes: roads identified for widening

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HYDERABAD: The Government has identified road stretches for taking up widening, on priority, on all the three identified Metro rail corridors.

They are from Jambagh and Nalgonda crossroads to New Market on Metro rail Line One (Miyapur-LB Nagar); Musheerabad to Koti junction via Sultan Bazar on Line Two (Jubilee Bus Station-Falaknuma) and Greenlands to Ameerpet, Saradhi studio to Road No.5, Jubilee Hills via Krishnanagar on Line Three (Nagole-Shilparamam).

Principal Secretary (Urban Development) T.S.Appa Rao at a coordination meeting of all State and Central Government departments for reviewing the ‘Right of Way' progress for the project, wanted widening to be restricted to 100 ft as far as possible.

Survey under way

GHMC Commissioner Sameer Sharma and HMR MD N.V.S Reddy were directed to discuss with R&B and NH authorities to freeze rail alignment on NH-9. Mr. Reddy informed that a survey of alternatives for crossing at the Secunderabad railway station by SCR was under way.

Of the eight crossings, SCR had approved seven. Similarly, HMR was advised to submit detailed alignment drawings to APTransco, APCPDCL, Water Board, BSNL and other utility organizations for shifting lines.

Encroachments

Additional Commissioner of Police C.V. Anand wanted early removal of encroachments, development of alternate roads and junction improvement works for free flow of traffic during the construction phase.

Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) Executive Director requested bus bays at proposed Metro rail stations and other inter-modal integration facilities. Defence Estate Officer P.N.B.Sharma, R&B ENC Siva Reddy, NH Regional Officer Y.Balakrishna and other senior officers attended, a press release said.

http://www.hindu.com/2010/09/30/stories ... 270300.htm


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