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Rs 2,447 crore project to build Kolkata Metro’s 4 underground stations goes to L&T

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Rail Vikas Nigam (RVNL) has given Larsen and Toubro Construction (L&T) a Rs 2,447 crore contract to design and construct the Kolkata underground metro project in the city’s Joka-Esplanade Metro Corridor.

According to an L&T press statement, the major works for the project include the design and construction of the Ramp and Underground Metro railway works from Mominpur to Esplanade, covering a distance of 5.05 km. The works comprise constructing four underground stations, namely Khidderpore, Victoria, Park Street, and Esplanade, along with tunnels created using Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) and Cut & Cover methods.

The scope of the contract also includes architectural finishing works, track works, and other related activities.