Larsen & Toubro wins various construction contracts in India

WCN Editorial Team 5 Apr 2022 ASIA TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE

Larsen & Toubro has announced that its Transportation Infrastructure business has secured various orders in India.

The business won an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract from the Tamil Nadu Road Infrastructure Development Corporation to build the Chennai Peripheral Ring Road EPC-02 Package of Section-II.

The work scope includes construction of a six-lane highway of 12.80km with pavement, two lane service roads and paved shoulders on two sides of the carriageway, at-grade intersections, major/minor bridges, vehicular/light vehicular/ small vehicular underpasses, and culverts followed by a seven-year maintenance period.

Its Railways business unit along with the substation business unit of the Power Transmission & Distribution Business has secured an EPC contract from the Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (UPMRCL).

The contract features design, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of 750 volt DC third rail traction system, receiving substations including high voltage cabling from grid substations, 33kV cable network, ASS, TSS & SCADA system for Corridors 1 & 2 of the Agra Metro Rail Project at Agra in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

This 36-month project will be funded by the European Investment Bank.

L&T claimed that in the railway electrification aspect, it has expertise across all kinds of traction systems including 25kV AC flexible & rigid catenary systems, 2x25kV AC overhead catenary systems, DC overhead normal and feeder-messenger type catenary systems, monorail traction systems and now DC third rail traction systems.

Currently, L&T is undertaking the track works for the Agra Metro.

UPMRCL is one of the agencies responsible for performing the metro system works for key cities of Uttar Pradesh such as Kanpur, Agra, etc.

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Image: The company's Transportation Infrastructure business received various orders. Credit: Pete Linforth from Pixabay.

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