L&T Construction Wins Orders Valued 2161 Crores Includes a Major Railway Electrification Order

The construction arm of L&T has won orders worth 2161 crores across various business segments.

Transportation Infrastructure Business: The Business has won a major design & build order worth 847 Crores from Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFCCIL). This prestigious order has been secured by the consortium of L&T and Instalaciones Inabensa, S.A., Spain.

The order involves electrification works for 417 km section of the Eastern DFC (Dedicated Freight Corridor) from Mughalsarai to New Bhaupur in the state of Uttar Pradesh.

The scope of works includes construction of 7 Traction Sub Stations (TSS), 18 Switching Stations (SWS), 881 track km of Overhead Equipment (OHE), SCADA and electrical and mechanical works along with supply of all associated equipment. This section will be designed for 2×25 kV traction power system with overhead equipment (OHE) suitable for dedicated freight transport.

L&T Construction is already executing the electrification works for two similar packages of the Western DFC covering 1337 route km with over 3000 track km. With another 417 km of the Eastern corridor project, L&T continues to lead the Railway Electrification segment in India.

The project is planned to be executed using mechanized means of overhead equipment installation using the latest technology in railway construction. This would be a one-of-its-kind energy efficient system to be implemented in India’s rail sector.

This project is funded by World Bank and is part of the 1856 km Eastern DFC proposed between Sahnewal (Ludhiana) and Dankuni (Near Kolkata) via Mughalsarai.

Water & Effluent Treatment Business :
The Business has won EPC orders worth 709 Crores.

An order has been bagged from Gujarat Water Infrastructure Limited, the scope of which involves design and construction of approximately 146 km of mild steel pipelines and 26 km of ductile iron pipelines.

Further, the Business has also secured an order from Rajasthan Urban Drinking Water Sewerage & Infrastructure Corporation Limited (RUDSICO) for the design, construction and commissioning of Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs) and Sewage Pumping Stations (SPS) along with sewer networks in Alwar, Sikar and Bhiwadi towns of Rajasthan. This project is funded under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) Scheme.

Power Transmission & Distribution Business:
The Business has won EPC orders worth 403 crores. An order has been received from Power Grid Corporation of India Limited for the construction of a 400 kV double circuit transmission line package from Tumkur to Hiryur in Karnataka

Another order has been bagged from Karnataka Solar Power Development Corporation Limited for the construction of 220/66 kV substations along with associated transmission line network.

This project will be instrumental in power evacuation from the proposed 2000 MW Pavagada Solar Park in Tumkur district. Metallurgical and Material Handling Business: Additional orders worth ₹ 202 crores have been received from various ongoing jobs of this business.

About L&T:
Larsen & Toubro is an Indian multinational engaged in technology, engineering, construction, manufacturing and financial services with USD 16 billion in revenue. It operates in over 30 countries worldwide. A strong, customer–focused approach and the constant quest for top-class quality have enabled L&T to attain and sustain leadership in its major lines of business for over seven decades.