RVNL Gets the Contract for Amala-Nagpur Section from CR

RVNL secures a Rs 138.45 crore contract from Central Railway to upgrade to the upgrade of the existing 1 x 25 kV Electric Traction System to a 2 x 25 kV AT Feeding System in the Amla-Nagpur Section of Nagpur division.

by Damodharan N

Updated Jul 11, 2024

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RVNL Gets the Contract for Amala-Nagpur Section from CR

Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) has secured a Letter of Acceptance from Central Railway for a significant project. The contract involves OHE modification work for upgrading the existing 1 x 25 kV Electric Traction System to a 2 x 25 kV AT Feeding System in the Amla-Nagpur Section of Nagpur division. This upgrade aims to meet a 3000 MT loading target.

The total cost of the project is Rs 138.45 crore, including applicable taxes. The project is set to be completed within 24 months. The contract was awarded by a domestic entity, Central Railway, and is not considered a related party transaction. This development highlights RVNL’s ongoing commitment to enhancing India's railway infrastructure.

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Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) was established in 2003, to improve Indian Railways infrastructure. Incorporated to implement the National Rail Vikas Yojana, RVNL focuses on fast-tracking rail infrastructure projects and raising extra budgetary resources.

Starting operations in 2005, RVNL has consistently been rated "Excellent" and holds Miniratna status. The company handles project development, financing, and execution, mobilizes resources, and ensures timely, cost-effective project completion.

RVNL also promotes public-private partnerships and adheres to sustainable and environment-friendly construction practices.

RVNL Gets the contract for Amala-Nagpur Section from CR - FAQs

1. What is the total value of the contract RVNL received from Central Railway?   

The contract is valued at Rs 138.45 crore, including applicable taxes.

2. What type of work does the RVNL contract involve?   

The contract involves OHE modification work for upgrading the electric traction system.

3. Which section of the railway is covered by the RVNL contract?   

The contract covers the Amla-Nagpur Section in the Nagpur division.

4. What is the current electric traction system being upgraded by RVNL?   

The current system being upgraded is the 1 x 25 kV Electric Traction System.

5. What new system is the electric traction being upgraded?   

The electric traction is being upgraded to a 2 x 25 kV AT Feeding System.

6. What is the project completion timeline for the RVNL contract?   

The project is set to be completed within 24 months.

7. Who awarded the contract to RVNL?   

The contract was awarded by Central Railway, a domestic entity.

8. Does the RVNL contract involve any related party transactions?   

No, the contract does not involve any related party transactions.

9. What is the target loading capacity for the upgraded system?   

The upgraded system aims to meet a 3000 MT loading target.

10. When was RVNL established and why?   

RVNL was established in 2003 to improve Indian Railways infrastructure and implement the National Rail Vikas Yojana.

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