L and T bags Rs.1103 crores orders in railway sector for merry go round system

The Railway Business Unit of Larsen and Toubro (L and T) has secured a slew of orders aggregating Rs 1103 crore from various power plant developers for the construction of ‘Merry-Go-Round’ Systems andconstruction of dedicated railway lines to link power plant sites to the main line rail network.

The orders include the following: A Rs 365 crore order from Maithon Power Limited, a JV of Tata Power and Damodar Valley Corporation, for construction of a 21 km dedicated rail link to their power plant at Maithon inJharkhand, said the company on Monday.

Nabha Power Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of L and T Power Development Ltd., has placed an order valued at Rs 270 crore for construction of a 13 km dedicated, double-track electrified rail link to its power plant at Rajpura in Punjab.

BALCO has awarded L and T a Rs 151 crore order for augmenting and strengthening its existing railway facilities at Korba in Chhattisgarh.

L and T’s Railway Business Unit has also secured orders worth Rs 317 crore from Sterlite Energy Limited for further enhancement of its dedicated railway facilities that are already under implementation at Jharsuguda in Orissa.

The orders will be executed by the Rail Infra Division – a part of L and T’s Railway Business Unit, Faridabad – on a design, build and Lump Sum Turnkey basis.

The scope of the projects encompasses carrying out detailed layout and structural designs, obtaining statutory approvals from Indian Railways, construction and commissioning of integrated railway facilities, execution of activities like earth work in embankment, construction of various types of bridges including rail and road flyovers, track laying, railway signaling and overhead electrification.

L and T is a USD9.8 billion technology, engineering and construction group, with global operations.

Source – IBNS

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SUMIT KUMAR

Executive at India Electron Exchange

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