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PROJECT KEY DATA SCOPE OF THE CONTRACT RECEIVING SUB STATION (RSS) 33 kV AUXILIARY SUPPLY & AUXILIARY SUB STATION (ASS) SCADA TRACTION NETWORK OHE ARRANGEMENT INTERFACE MANAGEMENT BIDDING PROCESS LIST OF DOCUMENT TO BE SUBMITTED BIDDER QUERIES
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THE PROJECT IS SPLIT INTO THREE (3) STAGES:
Stage 1 (37.2 tkm) consists of the elevated part (Koyambedu to St. Thomas Mount) of the Corridor 2 and Koyambedu depot.
Stage 1a consists of Chennai Airport to Little Mount (Elevated part of Corridor 1, 17 tkm) and transition works from Stage 1
Final stage consists remaining part in both corridors (Underground parts, 49 tkm) and transition works from Stage 1 a
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PROJECT KEY DATA
SECTION UNDERGROUND ELEVATED DEPOT
TRACK LENGTH IN KM CORRIDOR ± I 29 17 CORRIDOR ±II 20 23.5 13.7 TOTAL 49 40.5 13.7
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the installation. 5/07/2010 6 AEP . testing and commissioning the technical maintenance support including training of personnel for a complete. Corridor 2 and Koyambedu Depot. manufacture and supply. integrated Power Supply and Overhead Equipment system for Corridor 1.01 .SCOPE OF THE CONTRACT The Works to be executed under this Contract includes the design.
control and monitoring of the complete 110kV. 33 kV switchgear. including the interfacing with other project SCADA systems and its integration at the Depot Operations Control Center all civil works for the RSS buildings and for the 25 kV AC traction supply other equipments in the RSS such as Low Voltage distribution system. DC supply for the controls.01 . UPS and DC system 5/07/2010 7 AEP . related Auxiliary Main Substations (3) & Traction Substations (3) 33 KV cable ring main network .SCOPE OF THE CONTRACT 110 kV AC GIS Receiving Substations (3). 33kV/415V transformers (dry type). 33 kV and 25 kV power supply system. DG sets SCADA .
maintenance tools and operation & maintenance manuals the interface management all the transitions works necessary for a staged operation 5/07/2010 8 AEP .SCOPE OF THE CONTRACT the quality and safety management the training to operation and maintenance of personnel for the project the supply of spares.01 .
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RSS LOCATION ± CHENNAI CENTRAL 5/07/2010 10 AEP .01 .
01 .RSS LOCATION ± KOYAMBEDU DEPOT 5/07/2010 11 AEP .
RSS LOCATION ± ALANDUR 5/07/2010 12 AEP .01 .
RSS CIVIL WORKS Land Preparation Civil / Structural / Services / Finishes Access roads All building services : lighting and small power. fire fighting. sanitary & sewage. etc « 5/07/2010 13 AEP . plumbing and drainage works. water supply. fire detection.01 .
RSS BUILDING ± SECTION PLAN 5/07/2010 14 AEP .01 .
RSS BUILDING ± FLOOR PLAN 5/07/2010 15 AEP .01 .
01 .33 kV AUXILIARY SUPPLY: OPTION 1 5/07/2010 16 AEP .
01 .33 kV AUXILIARY SUPPLY: OPTION 2 5/07/2010 17 AEP .
01 .AUXILIARY SUB-STATION Auxiliary transformers of 33 kV/ 415 Volts Dry type transformers Chennai Central will have 3 nos of Auxiliary transformers. All other stations will have 2 nos of Auxiliary transformers at each stations. MV Switchgear Diesel Generator set (415 Volts) 5/07/2010 18 AEP .
01 .SCADA The SCADA system shall comprise of the following: Dedicated Human Machine Interface (HMI) maintenance terminals Head-end servers and database Remote Terminal Units (RTU) / Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) Marshalling Cabinets 5/07/2010 19 AEP .
01 .TRACTION NETWORK: SECTIONING SCHEME 5/07/2010 20 AEP .
TRACTION NETWORK Traction network includes: Traction substation (TSS) Feeding post (FP) Sub sectioning post (SS) Sub sectioning and paralleling post (SSP) Overhead contact system (Flexible & Rigid) 5/07/2010 21 AEP .01 .
tunnels: Rigid overhead contact system (ROCS) Viaduct .Portals with drop arms & masts with foundation 5/07/2010 22 AEP .Portals with drop arms & masts with base plate welded Depot .OHE ARRANGEMENT Underground stations.01 . cut & cover.
OHE ARRANGEMENT ON VIADUCT 5/07/2010 23 AEP .01 .
01 .OHE FOUNDATION IN DEPOT 5/07/2010 24 AEP .
Contractor will have to focus on: Minimizing power losses High quality OHE design to achieve good Panto-OHE contact performance 5/07/2010 25 AEP .01 .
01 .INTERFACE MANAGEMENT 5/07/2010 26 AEP .
01 .INTERFACE SHEET ± EXAMPLE 5/07/2010 27 AEP .
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INTERFACE MANAGEMENT Contractor have to focus on Interface management scope as per interface sheets and interface drawings.01 5/07/2010 . Being part of the interface management process with the other contractors. Following the various interface requirements required in all stages of work such as Design stage Supply & Installation stage Testing & Commissioning stage Maintenance stage 31 AEP .
01 .BIDDING PROCESS BID DATES: LAST DATE FOR CLARIFICATIONS ± 10th SEPTEMBER 2010 BID SUBMISSION DATE : 8th OCTOBER 2010 (up to 14:00 hrs) BID OPENING DATE: 8th OCTOBER 2010 (at 14:30 hrs) BID VALIDITY PERIOD: 150 DAYS y y y y y COMPLETION OF THE FACILITIES: 1490 days (49 months) CONTRACT PERIOD: 2220 days ( 73 months) from the Effective Date (24 months from the date of completion with respect to end of Defect Liability Period) y 5/07/2010 32 AEP .
3(d)(iv) of ITB Other relevant technical requirements .As per 9.As per 9.LIST OF DOCUMENTS TO BE SUBMITTED S.3(d)(iii) of ITB Bidders Technical Submissions . plus one copy duly signed Power of Attorney (Attachment-2) Bidder's Eligibility and Qualifications (Attachment±3 of ITB) 6 Eligibility and Conformity of the Facilities (Attachment-4 of ITB): 6.a Technical & Performance characteristics of the Facilities .d 6.e 5/07/2010 33 AEP . etc.As per 24.3(d)(i) of ITB List of full particulars of the facilities including available sources.c 6.3(d)(ii) of ITB Technical Specification of the facilities . 1 2 3 4 5 LIST OF DOCUMENTS / FORMS TO BE SUBMITTED Form of Bid (Annexure-1 of ITB) Bank Guarantee for Bid security (Attachment-1 of ITB / Annexure 2 of ITB) Bid Documents ( Vol 1 to 8) : Original.As per 9.NO.1(d) of BDS 6. .As per 9.01 . spare part & special tools.b 6.
01 .a 7.NO.3 ± (c) of BDS The Bidders shall submit a list of items of supply or services that they propose to purchase as per 9.LIST OF DOCUMENTS TO BE SUBMITTED S.4 of Annexure-3 of ITB) List of Subcontractors proposed by the bidder (Attachment 5) The bidder should submit as proof. and priced for Financial Evaluation Only) Prequalification Criteria Undertaking (annexure 17 of ITB) 5/07/2010 34 AEP .b 7.3 of Annexure-3 of ITB) Time Schedule (Appendix .d 8 9 10 11 12 LIST OF DOCUMENTS / FORMS TO BE SUBMITTED Form of Contract Agreement (Annexure-3 of ITB): Price Adjustment (Appendix . a letter issued by the manufacturer or producer confirming that the manufacturer or producer is supplying and/or installing plant and equipment .c 7.3(e) of BDS Statement of Minor Deviations (Annexure-10 of ITB) Pricing Documents (As per Vol 7.As per 9.2 of Annexure-3 of ITB) Insurance Requirements (Appendix . 7 7.
Bidders have to provide a pre RAM plan in accordance with Clauses 4.1 (d) of BDS.2. y y y y 5/07/2010 35 AEP .Volume 4. The above information is to be included in Attachment 4 of ITB Clause 9.2 of Section 4 . the value shall be confirmed by the bidder otherwise it will be treated as a deviation.2.3 Minor deviations shall be listed in Attachment 6 to the Bid as per the form contained in Annexure 10 of ITB.1.TECHNICAL EVALUATION y Bidders have to fill all Technical Data Sheets of Appendix B of Volume 4.01 .1. Bidders have to provide details of rigid overhead catenary system as per clause ITB 24. The pre RAM plan shall demonstrate the proposed facilities have ability to meet the RAM requirements specified .1 and 4. When expected values are provided in Technical Data Sheets.
banks are issuing Bank Guarantees with the following additional clauses 1) Notwithstanding anything contained hereinabove Our liability under this guarantee is restricted to Rs. Also. on or before _________. In view of these reasons. As per RBI Guidelines. 5/07/2010 36 AEP . ________(Rupees _________Only) 2) This Bank Guarantee shall be valid up to _______. the requirement of parent company guarantee & parent company undertaking may please be waived for ABB Limited.BIDDER QUERIES: Volume 1 Queries ABB Limited is a large company of a repute and also Capable of carrying out large projects with it's own resources and credit limits with Indian banks.e. Pease confirm. as you are well aware. 3) We are liable to pay the Guarantee amount or any part of thereof under this Bank Guarantee only upon the Employer serves upon us a written claim or demand on or beforethe date of expiry of the guarantee i. We request you to consider the above and amend the formats accordingly. ABB Limited is a Market leader for Metro Rail Project business in India having executed majority of Delhi Metro Rail Projects and are also carrying out Metro Rail Projects in Bangalore and in Mumbai.01 .
i. Same applies for the other parts of Bidding Documents.BIDDER QUERIES: Volume 1 Queries Please increase the amount of advance payment to 20% as 5% will result in a severely negative cash flow for the Contractor. please consider to release 50% of retention money upon Operational Acceptance of Stage 1 and the remaining 50% upon Operational Acceptance of Stage 2 (as the Performance Security shall be valid until the end of the Defects Liability Period anyway).. Please confirm that the bank guarantee can be reduced gradually in proportion to the amount of advance payment deducted from interim payments made by the Employer to the Contractor. Alternatively. Please confirm that Annexure 16 is not applicable as the ITB do not specify any requirements for such guarantee. Please replace the term "Works" with "Facilities" throughout the document.01 .1). Please confirm that the provisions of Clause 7 do not apply as the payments shall be released to the Contractor by the Employer (see inter alia Clause 2. Please delete the requirement for such warranty as the Contractor will not find suitable sub-contractors who agree to such agrrements. for operating and maintaining the Facilities. 5/07/2010 37 AEP .e. Please confirm that the information to be provided by the Contractor will be solely used for the purposes of the project. Please confirm that 5% retention money withheld from each interim payment can be replaced by an equivalent bond. Please confirm that Annexure 14 does not apply in case the parent company takes part in the bidding consortium. Please confirm that Annexure 15 does not apply in case the parent company takes part in the bidding consortium. Please specify the Employer's scope of works and supply in more detail.
Please confirm that the project registration with customs would be done by CMRCL for all imports for the projects and the contractor obligations will be restricted only to facilitate the clearnce of the customs.01 . as the Contractor cannot be liable for patent infringement of products produced in the Facility. We request you to specify the notice period in cases of termination for convenience. Hence the same is to be deleted. 5/07/2010 38 AEP . Please confirm that no Works Contract TDS will be deducted on the above transactions. Hence.BIDDER QUERIES: Volume 2 Queries Patent indemnity obligations cannot be extended to claims on account of the sale of the products produced by the Facilities in any country. interstate Own manufactured items & imported supplies are outside the purview of the works contract in Tamil Nadu. please confirm . The exclusion of the obligation of the Contractor to repair or replace defective Equipment from the overall liability cap to be removed.if contractor submits non deduction certificate from their assessing authorities . The sales tax authority of Tamil Nadu is in the process of assesment for the year 2005-06 recently and hence we will not be in a postion to produce the clearance certificate due to non completion of assesment by the authorities. no TN VAT will be payable for these trasanctions. in contravention of our instructions for use. we can submit copy of VAT Registration certificate and latest monthly returns to ensure that we are registered and making regular VAT payment in state of Tamil Nadu. However. As per the provsiion of Tamil Nadu VAT Act . WCT should not be deducted. For local supplies . Since tender provides for High Sea Sale transactions. Please arrange to modify the clause suitably. Indemnity for patent infringement will not be provided to the Employer in the following cases: a) Modifications to the product/ equipment made in accordance with specifications/ modifications required by the Employer b) Designs/ documentation provided by the Employer c) Use of the product/equipment supplied by us.
We request you to consider the following as Defects Laibility period. We request you to incorporate the following additional clause as part of Special Conditions of contract "Except as expresly provided under the contract. We request you to delet this clause. We request you to delete this requirement. the Contractor disclaims all implied warranties including warranties for merchantability and fitness for purpose". We request you to delete the above sub clauses. Contractor should have a right to suspend the work on these grounds as well and hence we request you to amend the clause suitably. For Stage 2 : the Defect Liability Period shall be twenty four (24) months from the date of Completion of the Facilities or Thirty (30) months from the date of despatch of last consignment for the Stage 1. viii and ix are events beyond control of contractors and hence right of extension of time is needed. You are requested to confirm that you shall not deduct any amount during the execution towards BOCW & Welfare cess. whichever occurs earlier. Employerµs failure to provide possession of or access to the Site or other areas failure to obtain any governmental permit necessary for the execution and/or completion of the Facilities is excluded from the grounds for which contractor has a right of suspension. For Stage 1 : the Defect Liability Period shall be twenty four (24) months from the date of Completion of the Facilities or Thirty (30) months from the date of despatch of last consignment for the Stage 1. disclaiming all implied warranties including warranties of merchantability and fitness for purpose. vi. Please confirm whether service tax is applicable for this project . Events mentioned in sub clauses ii.BIDDER QUERIES: Volume 2 Queries Since the project is Metro rail project and under the provision of service tax 69 . An express disclaimer is to be provided regarding equipment supplied. We are not responsible for registration or payment of cess under BOCW Act'1996 and Welfare Cess Rules'1998. iii.Providing employment to the dependent of the deceased is not acceptable.whichever occurs earlier. iv. Suspension of work for reasons not solely attributable to the Contractor should entitle the Contractor to costs incurred.01 . vii. While payment of exgratia is acceptable. services / labour portion of Railway project is outside the ambit of service tax. 5/07/2010 39 AEP .
approvals and/or licenses to be applied for in the name of the Employer will be applied for by the Employer regardless of the provisions of Appendix 6 to the Form of Contract. It is understood that the Employer's Representative may only withhold the Completion Certificate for reason of major defects that adversely affect the functionality of the Facilities." Please confirm that dispute resolution as per GCC Clause 6 can be a recourse in case of disagreement between the Employer's Representative and the Contractor.e. for operating and maintaining the Facilities. Please confirm that the information to be provided by the Contractor will be solely used for the purposes of the project. i.e. Please confirm that the Employer will provide operating and maintenance personnel for pre-commissioning as specified in GCC Clause 24.2 irrespective of the provisions of Appendix 6 of the Form of Contract. Please confirm that the information to be provided by the Contractor will be solely used for the purposes of the project.01 .BIDDER QUERIES: Volume 2 Queries Please confirm that the Contractor is responsible for obtaining permits. Please add: "The Contractor's performance obligations are subject to the proviso that the fulfillment is not prevented by any impediments arising out of national and international foreign trade and customs requirements or any embargos or other sanctions. Please confirm that all permits. for operating and maintaining the Facilities. Please confirm. Please change i) Arbitration rules according to the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Please confirm that price for spare parts for a period of 8 years upon expiry of DLP shall not be included in the Lump Sum Price. approvals and/or licenses required for the Contractor's scope of works only. Please confirm that the Employer is obliged to provide access to the site as specified in Clause 10. i. Minor defects not adversely affecting the functionality of the Facilities may not serve as grounds for the refusal to issue the said certificate.1 irrespective of the provisions of Appendix 6 of the Form of Contract. 5/07/2010 40 AEP .
Please define the term "Operational Commissioning" or replace it with "Commissioning".01 . Please clarify that all taxes and duties shall be paid by the Contractor and shall be included in the Lump Sum Price. Alternatively. Please confirm that any and all road works are the scope of other contractors. Please delete "if such suspension is necessary for the proper execution of the Works". Otherwise. Please confirm that Liquidated Damages paid on individual Key Dates will be returned if the Contractor meets the final Key Date. Please confirm that 5% retention money withheld from each interim payment can be replaced by an equivalent bond.BIDDER QUERIES: Volume 2 Queries "Those parts of the Works subject to Key Dates shall be completed to a state whereby any Interfacing Contractor can immediately commence his works without the need to make any change. please consider to release 50% of retention money upon Operational Acceptance of Stage 1 and the remaining 50% upon Operational Acceptance of Stage 2 (as the Performance Security shall be valid until the end of the Defects Liability Period anyway). Please confirm that this requirement applies in case of death or total incapacitation of Contractor's staff only. 5/07/2010 41 AEP ." Pease confirm that this provision applies subject to the Contractor having implemented the Facilities in accordance with the Contract as the Contractor cannot reasonably be expected to implement interface requirements beyond his contractual obligations. please clearly specify the events referred to by this phrase. addition or modification to the Contractorµs Works. Please confirm that dispute resolution as per GCC Clause 6 can be a recourse in case of disagreement between the Employer's Representative and the Contractor.
01 . Air conditioning should be specified for these values. We request you to modify this clause accordingly. 5/07/2010 42 AEP . 90% humidity. 40°C with max. As not all suppliers use AUTOCAD for drawings at all we propose to produce all drawings with appropriate CAD-Systems and transfer them finally into dwg. Kindly confirm that same is acceptable.BIDDER QUERIES: Volume 3 Queries As almost all electronic equipment is prepared for ambient 35°C and max.or dxf-files that can be transmitted into the AUTOCAD-System.
Please clarify and confirm the requirement of fire protection system for switchgear / power equipment room.2. whereas the requirements are gas Insulated Substations. dropper spacing etc and the pantograph characteristics such as upward pressure.1. As per clause 3. right of way & other permissions for laying 110kV cabling works shall be in the scope of CMRL. The tension in the OHE Conductors. will there be only 1 ASS with 2 transformers?. Since we are going to use only proven designs. Incoming bays. it is envisaged to proVIDE One ASS at every passenger station and Three ASS at Koyembedu depot.2.3 e. The dynamic behavior is studied for various speeds and the maximum recommended speed is arrived at. It is envisaged to provide one ASS at every passenger station and 2 ASS in Koyambedu Depot . 5/07/2010 43 AEP . this Simulation may not be required. a Simulation is done to determine the performance of the overhead line system when the dynamic behavior of the OHLE with pantograph interaction is studied. Please clarify and may amend the specification. 188.8.131.52.01 .9.2. Power Transformer bays & coupling bays (at RSS): The description of these clause refers / suits for Air-Insulated Substation. CMRL may please review & confirm. already certified for speeds 80 kmph and above (upto nearly 120 kmph). Normally. This Simulation is done only for new OHLE Designs. Please clarify and confirm the requirement.4. pre-sag.5. We presume that acquistion of land. In Underground Stations also.6. primary and secondary suspension properties etc are taken into account for Simulation. wheras as per clause 6. it is envisaged to provide One ASS at every passenger station and Two ASS at Koyembedu depot.4.4. As per cl. gas flooding system is required for all equipments in the switchgear room.BIDDER QUERIES: Volume 4 Queries Performance of the overhead line system shall be demonstrated according to OHLE/pantograph dynamic behaviour for the maximum design speed (80km/h + 10%).8. Please confirm.9 ( c). 4 Nos of 5kG CO2 portable fire extinguishers shall be supplied for the power equipment room. whereas as per cl.
CMRL may consider providing a suitable interface sheet. CMRL may clarify Who will provide the Cable termination Structures in the TNEB Metering Station Who will provide the Instrument Transformers (CT. Automatically switched neutral section at all neutral sections and feeding posts . The arrangement needs to be clarified. in the Bid document.BIDDER QUERIES: Volume 4 Queries Supply and erection of a) HV (110 KV) Cables from the TNEB metering station to RSS. . for protection and measurement. It is not clear. In the list of items included in the Scope of Work. Supply and erection of Booster Transformers and Spider return Conductors. in the TNEB Metering Station Incidentally. for estimating the lumpsum price. it says AEP-01 Contractor shall furnish loading particulars to Viaduct Contractor AC-01 and shall design the type of mast including base plate of bolted mast foundation . 5/07/2010 44 AEP . PT).01 . the Viaduct and the parapet are designed taking into account the loads due to OHE and the Holding Down Bolts are provided by the Viaduct Contractor where the OHE Contractor fastens the OHE mast via Base Plate and Nuts. we shall consider specified capacities for auxiliary transformers. The drawing also shows a Typical OHE Mast foundation on Viaduct . it is stated. And AC-01 shall provide the details of foundations . The Traction feeding and Sectioning Diagrams show Short Neutral Sections . whether the BT s and RC is required of not. there is no Interface Sheet (between AEP-01 & TNEB). Since we do not have any control on the downstream loads and the same (downstream loads) are not in our scope of works. This item talks about foundations for OHE. CMRL may please clarify. However in the Interface Sheet (PageA7). Mast Foundations and Geotechnical investigations shall be done as per foundations design and calculation . is included. Normally. if required (items) is also included.. and how. Contractor will provide these cables and terminate them in the Cable end boxes / cable termination structure at the TNEB metering station at one end & CMRL RSS at the other end. Please confirm. In the same list (item 4). CMRL may please clarify as to what system is intended to be used. This will have a substantial implication on the Contract price CMRL may please clarify. The Auxiliary Transformer capacities have been specified in this para. It is understandable if it is only for at-grade sections. It is not clear who will decide.
4.4. In view of the above. It is stated that the traction system shall be able to allow the normal operation of the train in 2026.Headways for normal operation (2. In para 4. it may please be clarified whether a Traction Simulation Study is required to be done and if so. To maintain the System performance (2. the Power Supply Design will be different. Please confirm.5 minutes headway or 5 minutes headway) with the above 2 configurations. If the Power Supply System Design has to be altered based on the Simulation Study. the following may be noted .67% Traction Power) OR (DTC+MC+TC+MC+MC+DTC-50% Traction Power) configuration will be used. The Bid Documents specify (see para 3. Please clarify and confirm. . what would be the scenarios for which Simulations are to be done. We request clarifications from CMRL. which shall be mounted at existing feeder protection panel. master-slave configuration is possible through setting which is not automatic. However. CMRL may please clarify. will the variations be paid for by the CMRL. Line differential requires supply of identical two differential relays one at TNEB Metering station and the other at proposed receiving station.5 minutes headway for the specified degraded model. it shall be possible to run 6-car trains at 5 minutes headway.Capacities of traction transformers (ONAN) are fixed 21. The Bid specification should clarify as to what would be the design criteria. Please confirm. Our recommendation is to use master-master communication system.2 it is also stated that when one out of the three TSS is out of order. We presume that there is a feeder protection panel is already existing at TNEB metering station and we need to supply loose relay.The locations of Traction Substations (3 in number) are fixed as per Bid Documents . In this connection.BIDDER QUERIES: Volume 4 Queries Comments as above apply to capacities of DG Sets also.01 . 5/07/2010 45 AEP .5/30 MVA. Is a Traction Simulation Study required to be carried out as a part of Design & Build Contract. considering 32 six-car trains per corridor and a 2.5 of General Overview) that initially 4-car trains (DTC+MC+MC+DTC) will be used.5 minutes) and degraded operation (5 minutes) are fixed. Subsequently 6-car rakes with (DTC+MC+MC+MC+MC+DTC.
RDSO approval will not be applicable for 110kV GIS. hence it is not recommended. Please confirm. Please clarify and the specification may please be amended suitably for GIS. Please confirm whether the foundations mentioned herein is in the scope of other contractors. Please furnish us the specification of main building and also please inform which is main building. Total current monitoring of current and disconnection of number of bays will isolate few healthy bays also. even if the operator consoles are not web enabled. Please confirm the scope of supply of UPS and construction of room for UPS. Please clarify and confirm. Description of lightning protection refers for Lightning protection of Air Insulated substation. Please confirm whether the construction of DG room is in the scope of contractor in all passenger stations. 5/07/2010 46 AEP . Please confirm. Please inform us what type of fire detection system to be offered against this requirement. which will detect the fault in a particular bay and isolates the fault. Please clarify and confirm. Please clarify and confirm. We presume that the lightning arresters for incomers and transformers feeders are outdoor Air Insulated Type.01 . What is the purpose of web enabled operator consoles as the web browser interface can be provided for remote monitoring. This is required to size the servers. We provide protection bay wise. Data Retention periods for Historical Storage is not mentioned.BIDDER QUERIES: Volume 4 Queries We presume that the "110/25kV Auxiliary Power Transformer" contains typographical error and the same may please changed as "110/25kV Traction Power Transformer". DG sets proposed for all passenger stations and the DG sets will be supplied with acoustic enclosures and does not require any room and fencing.
Please clarify and confirm the losses. the neutral of secondary winding is earthed through a resistor and hence the 33kV system will become unearthed system and correspondingly the highest system voltage at 33kV will become 52kV and not 36kV. As per the normal practice. No Servo mechanism is required for parallel operation of the transformer and hence same will not be provided. Please explain the purpose of this isolator.5/40MVA. As per the specification. the radiators are epoxy / enamel painted. no isolators shall be introduced in the connection between neutral and earth electrode.5MVA Vs 31. Please confirm. Ratings of 110/33kV power transformers mentioned in these clauses are differing i. Please clarify and confirm.e 25/31. Requirements furnished earlier in this specification will be applicable for AIS equipments and it will not be applicable for GIS e. most of the GIS supplied with free standing LCC and the same may please be accepted. Please confirm whether the outdoor AIS bays are included in our scope.5MVA.1. since the same are having advantages over copper windings and the same have been accepted in other metro projects. Aluminium / Copper windings (primary / secondary) are not manufactured and the same may please chnaged as Aluminium / Aluminium or Copper / Copper.1.41 Page 7-4. For solid earthing of high voltage neutral. Aluminium / Aluminium can also be considered for the windings. The requirement may please be modfied as "Hot dip galvanisation or epoxy /enamel painted for radiators.01 . TNEB will insist for Dyn11 vector group for 110/33kV power transformers.BIDDER QUERIES: Volume 4 Queries These specifications are similar to the specification of outdoor AIS equipments. Please confirm. Please clarify and confirm. 5/07/2010 47 AEP .7. if the ratings required is 25/31. As per normal practice. As per the practice.g requirement of cl.
Alu Zinc is light in weight. Panels shall be made up of Alu Zinc material except front doors & end covers which shall be painted sheet steel. 5/07/2010 48 AEP . The rating of circuit breaker shall be designed for the transformer secondary connected to it. Please confirm. The requirement of Fault detection relay with torroidal transformers at 33kV switchgear for 33kV cables faults is not clear.BIDDER QUERIES: Volume 4 Queries Specification calls for both Vaccum / SF6 Breaker. Due to cast resin dry type transformers. We shall provide powder coated paint only for front doors and end covers. as per the latest IEC (IEC 62271100/200). Please clarify which connection this clause refers to and we presume that the "station contractor" refers to passenger station building contractor. Specification calls for complete painting in the metal surfaces of the switchgear. This requirement shall be restricted to Vacuum only in line with other metro projects. Please clarify.which shall be made of CRCA sheet. Please explain the purpose of a "on/off voltage relay" and what exactly means "permanent power supply". a switchgear should be Internal Arc Tested and an Internal Arc Classified switchgear should be tested for 1s at the design fault level at the most stringent condition. has more strength. and extremely corrosion resistant compared to normal CRCA sheets and this does not require any surface treatment like powder coating. However. Protection against the gas & Protection against low oil level are not applicable. by the station contractor". However we will offer panels made up of special environment friendly material called "Alu Zinc" which is used globally by leading switchgear manufacturers. Please elaborate and explain. "LVSB1 and LVSB2 shall be connected to the respective transformers. The current rating 630A mentioned for 100 to 200kVA auxiliary transformer secondaries are very high. Please clarify. Kindly amend the specification.01 . Specifcation is silent about the Internal Arc Classification requirement. The purpose of the standby rectifier set is not clear.
Single phase impedance relay shall be with open protocol. Please note that the AVR may be integrated with the DG set controller as per manufacturer s standard design. clarify and confirm. Please clarify and confirm. 5/07/2010 49 AEP . Please confirm the 33kV switchgear shall be provided with synchronisation facility as per this clause. Please let us know the busbar differential is really required for 33kV switchgear. As per the normal practice. Low voltage protections are not applicable for 33kV switchgear. Alternator shall be suitable for 150% overload for 30 sec. Please note for 1500KVA Dgset the total noise insertion loss shall be 25Dba and the requirement of 75db at 1Mtr distance is not applicable for DGsets of capacity more than 1000kVA as per CPCB guidelines. Lighting bridge coupling circuit breaker & Lighting cable circuit breaker" refers to protection relays. Please clarify and confirm. Capacity of Day tank (name itself) shall be with capacity of fuel sufficient for one full day of operation of DG set and not for 7 days operation. hence separate AVR may not be provided.01 . Please clarify and confirm. Please confirm whether the Gas flooding system / Fire tracing shall be provided for AMF panels of DG sets.BIDDER QUERIES: Volume 4 Queries We presume that terminalogy "Lightning bridge circuit breaker. Please confirm. the overall impedance of the earthing mat shall be restricted to 1 ohm. Starting battery shall be provided as per DG manufacturer s recommendation and standard practice. Please confirm the 33kV switchgear busbar shall be protected with bus differential as per these clauses. Please clarify. Please clarify and confirm. Please clarify and confirm. Please inform us the location of these DG set installations in Elevated and underground stations.
Linear resistance shall be different for copper and aluminium conductor. There is no mention of any OS for the servers and workstations. The voltage grade of the cable 18/36kV refers to earthed grade. these equipment's keep updating very frequently. Data Retention periods for Historical Storage is not mentioned. Hence any single installation can not have a service life of 15 years. This will be required to size the server accordingly There are some observations/questions on the Traction Feeding & Sectioning Diagrams and Single Line Diagrams for RSS/TSS etc. metallic screen shall be designed to carry the earth fault current and not short ciruit current.Operation of electrical installations EN 50110-1 Commission (IEC) 61482. the earth faul current is limited and the same will be flowing thorugh the mettalic screen of the cables. Please confirm whether CMRL follows any other OHS standards to be followed at site? If yes.5. CMRL shall have a policy to have a continuous AMC's so that equipment's and software are upgraded as and when required. We shall offer type tested equipments for this project and we shall submit the type test certificates conducted earlier on similar or higher rated equipments for the approval during the execution stage. Page 7-10.3.BIDDER QUERIES: Volume 4 Queries As per the clause 7. Please clarify and confirm. 5/07/2010 50 AEP . Service Life of 15 years is not possible for Core SCADA equipment's like Servers and software.1. that is complying with well known international standards being ILO Safety and Health in construction ISBN92-2-107104-9. whereas it is mentioned as unearthed type. please provide for aluminium conductor. Please confirm. Hence. we shall ensure compliance with our OHS standards as a minimum on site. These can at best be discussed.01 . Please clarify whether linear resistance given herein is for copper or aluminium. Due to their very nature. We presume that the same are acceptable to CMRL and hence need not to repeat the type tests / special for this project. which is in the range of 0.1. We presume that this is for copper. Please confirm. please arrange to forward for our reference. if so.0469 Ohm/kM. In line with our policy.
. . . EN50128 and 50129 are not relevant for power supply systems but are contructed to attend the signalling system. testing and commissioning.location of any pressurized systems. and in particular prevent access by unauthorized persons. Please confirm.Presence of asbestos materials within the proposed working area. . We request you to appoint a representative to liaise with our Responsible/site manager on matters relating to OHS and general progress during project execution. This can be guaranteed only doing train simulation and the performance values can slightly differ from those specified. . 50128 and 50129 are specified.details of other legacy issues such as presence of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB s) in old electrical equipment such as transformers.BIDDER QUERIES: Volume 4 Queries You are requested to bring to our notice any site specific hazard(s) that may affect ABB s employees or its contractors during the execution of the work on site. pipelines that may be located within the proposed working area. . 5/07/2010 51 AEP .01 . For RAMS the standards EN50126.other ground contamination where excavation work may be carried out.details of any areas where there are hazardous substances present that may present a risk to ABB employees or its contractors. .location of any areas where there is a significant concentration of flammable liquids or vapors likely to be present.Therefore . . we do not find any hazards in the proposed green field project. Please confirm.location of any underground services that may be encountered during the work. lead and other heavy metals etc.details of any radiation hazards likely to be encountered.location of any live electrical conductors that will remain energized throughout the execution of the work on site. including the client s personnel particularly during high risk activities such as erecting steel works. We reserves the right for the purpose of health and safety requirements to create a site physically demarcated within which we can exercise control. .we ask to reduce the requirement to RAMS to EN50126 only. As per our assessment of following listed specific hazards. Will it be acceptable ? We understand that the overall system functionality is Chennai Metro responsibility.
please amend the clauses accordingly. Please confirm that rails are in direct contact with earth and delete that item of specification clause 5.5 kV switchgear shall be SF6 gas insulated.01 . P.5. Please explain in detail the requirement in "necessary works during transition from Stage-I to Phase-I" Customer shall provide maximum supporting steel fixtures intervals permitted Please confirm whether Fabricated B-Series Structures shall be used depending upon the requirement along with H type mast Please confirm whether RDSO type N.6.5. We request to confirm that 27. O.mm. Kindly confirm and amend accordingly. Therefore. BFB portals shall be used depending upon the requirement in place of H type portals Please confirm whether 107Sq. R.BIDDER QUERIES: Volume 4 Queries Please confirm that rails are in direct contact with earth and delete that item of specification clause 5.6. hard drawn grooved copper conductor can be used as contact wire for stabling lines and workshop lines Customer shall elobrate the requirement under Corrosion protection measure including the menace of bimetallic effect Please confirm the rolling stock contractor shall supply complete pantograph assembly including collector strips Customer shall elobrate in detail the requirment of "Installation of bird protection devices" 5/07/2010 52 AEP . Kindly modify the specifications accordingly in the next ammendment. If yes. Kindly confirm that the requirement of Chennai metro is of SF6-gas insulated switchgear. We understand that the indications to air-insulated switchgears are residues from duplication of older or similar specifications related to air insulated switchgear. we recommend that the specification should be changed to Impulse withstand voltage of 200kV.
Please confirm Cold Rolled Seamless or galvanised steel tubes to be deployed for cantilever assemblies and also request you to mention the sizes of the cantilever tubes Please clarify and confirm whether the following studies shall be performed by Power supply & Traction contractors as part their scope of works.2. Why are these called 'Universal' ? Are these SCADA Workstations other than the 'Universal Workstation" mentioend in clause 3. Customer shall confirm for Main lines the mechanical tension of the messenger wire and of the contact wire are kept constant by means of Gas / Spring tensioning device in place pulleys-block tensioning device.System / line resonant frequency study .2.2. Please provided the hardware/server/workstation details and quantities required for OCC and SCR Is any Video Wall for the control . 2.3 We assume that 1 SCADA workstation is needed at each RSS and SCR.Earth potential rise study .Harmonic analysis study Where the OCC is proposed ? What are the railway controlled facilities to interfaced with SCADA System. Pls confirm.BIDDER QUERIES: Volume 4 Queries Customer shall confirm for Main lines the mechanical tension of the messenger wire and of the contact wire are kept constant by means of Gas / Spring tensioning device in place pulleys-block tensioning device.EMC/EMI study . If yes pl provide the details This clasue is contradictory with clause no.Traction load flow simulation study . Pl provide details Are "Universal Workstations" dedicated SCADA workstation to be provided at OCC and each SCR.01 . Please confirm.9 c---"It is envisaged to provide One ASS at every passenger station and Two ASS at Koyambedu depot" 5/07/2010 53 AEP .2. . Please confirm Zinc coated galvanised steel cantilever fittings required or stainless steel cantilever fittings required in Main lines.
Please provide details Please provide the numbers of sectioning and sub-sectioning posts and Local Auxiliary power distribution for Main Line and Depot Please provide the I/O detials for sectioning and sub-sectioning posts and Local Auxiliary power distribution Is the 'central recording system' is apart from the main SCADA data base servers to be provided? Please clarify and provide details of same.Please provide details Will the Web clients be read/view type only. For new stations addition of more RTUs. instrumentation. Provision will be made available in SCADA.Please provide details The system can be provided with percentage expansion capability. but exact requirement ( other system details) need to be specified for appropriate interface. Presume no control/configuration changes are envisaged from those. BCC mentioend hetre !! Is BCC needed . If yes . However. It is mentioned that only Web clients are required. OCC equipments may be required. Please indicate the type of format/interface required for making the SCADA data available to employer or other systems.01 . If yes . the quantum of extension required should be specified for initial system to be offered. Does it mean that no dedicated client machines are required in the architecture? Only Webserver license with appropriate concurrent clients would be sufficient? Please indicate the type of format/interface required ( by other third party systems) for seamless interchange 5/07/2010 54 AEP . which can not be estimated.BIDDER QUERIES: Volume 4 Queries BCC mentioend hetre !! Is BCC needed .
If Yes-. Is it only Work station or SCADA software is also also expected to be installed in RSS workstation. Please confirm . For full set of SCADA functionality.. while HW platform can be of other make but OS be same.BIDDER QUERIES: Volume 4 Queries Is SCADA workstattion is needed also at RSS. Please provde details. Systems are capable for expansion.01 . IEC-104 communication protocol between RTU & OCC could be preferred than Modbus TCP. duration for which data to be stored. as required by employer.Is the Local wiorkstation is meant to monitor the respective RSS or the entire network Kindly clarify/elaborate.) depending on scan rate. For catering to exact requirement of expansion with adequate capacity. Please advise. no of I/Os. Duration (or size) for data storage is required at RTU to be supplied ? Though RTUs will have enough storage but there's practical limitations ( in any RTU . 5/07/2010 55 AEP . Normally the SCADA s/w is provided for one Operating System.
Kindly confirm that these notification and concessional customs duty rate of 5% is applicable to Chennai Metro Rail Project also. VAT. We shall submit these price breakups for each cost centre along with our lumpsum price at the tendering stage itself. the invoicing for milestones can be done only after completion of testing at site. we request you to accept a break up of cost centres based on supply separately and installation & testing separately. Hence. 5/07/2010 56 AEP . all imports are eligible for a basic customs duty of 5%. We request to allow contractors to submit their price breakups for each cost centres as per the actual calculations and we request you no to limit with apportionments. As per tender conditions. please confirm whether Project Authority Certificates will be issued to enable us to get the claim of deemed exports benefits under Foreign Trade Policy. Import duties (CVD+Customs Cess+SAD ) will be considered for evaluation purpose. ED. The time lag between supply and successful tetsing at site would be too long for getting the payments and this could adversley affect the project cash flow in turn the projectprogress. of India has issued customs notification no 07/2007 dt 22/1/2007 read with notification no 42/96 dt 23/7/1996 serial no 36 as per Customs Tariff Act 1975 for all Metro projects. installation and testing at site. Please confirm whether all taxes and duties such as CST. Since the price break up in the tender is on milestone basis and the milestone includes supply. As per this notification. this project is eligible for "Deemed Export" benefits and also this tender is being called under ICB and funded by JICA.BIDDER QUERIES: Volume 7 Queries We understand that Govt. Please confirm.01 .
01 .THANK YOU Please don¶t forget to leave authorized representative¶s name. fax and e-mail 5/07/2010 57 AEP . Phone.
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