A consortium led by IL&FS Transportation Networks’ and its subsidiary IL&FS Rail has been awarded Rapid MetroRail Gurgaon South Extension project by Haryana State Cabinet. The project is for developing the 6.5 km rail Metro Link Extention from Sikanderpur Station to Sector 56, Gurgaon on design, build, finance, operate and transfer (DBFOT) basis.
The project will be extension of the Rapid MetroRail Gurgaon system, which is presently under development by the consortium and will run from Sikanderpur Station at Bristol Chowk to Sector-56 in Gurgaon with 6 stations expected to be covered in 18 minutes.
The estimated cost of the project is Rs 2,100 crore with a concession for a period of 98 years. The Government of Haryana will provide the land required for the Depot, Viaduct and Stations along road. The project is expected to be completed in the year 2015.
IL&FS Transportation Networks has been involved in the development, operation and maintenance of national and state highways, roads (including urban roads), flyovers and bridges in Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, Jharkhand and Rajasthan.