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Delhi Mass Rapid Transit System - Phase II BC-16 Project


Project Location

Delhi, India


Continental Engineering Corporation (CEC)

Services Period

From March 2007 

to April 2011

Type of Services

Engineering Design and

Technical Advisory Services

Project Overview

CECI's first experience in carrying out rapid transit engineering consulting services outside of Taiwan was for the Design and Construction of Underground Works on the Central Secretariat — Qutub Minar Corridor of Phase II of Delhi Mass Rapid Transit System (Contract BC-16).


The Contract BC-16 is a design and build project and covers a total length of 5.26 km, including 4.1 km of twin tunnels and four underground stations. 


The scope of work included:

  • 4 km of twin tunnels with internal diameter of 5.8m bored by 4 TBMs.​

  • Structural part of four underground stations and associated structures,

  • Four cross passages for running tunnels.


CECI carried out the preliminary and detailed design works of work shafts and tunnels which included 


  • alignment modification,

  • permanent structure of work shafts,

  • building protection,

  • tunnel segment linings,

  • cross passages and sumps,

  • bracing system,

  • temporary works and risk assessment, etc., as well as

  • technical advisory services during construction.



Population: 1.3 Billion

Total Area: 3,287,000 sq. km

India will soon become the world's most populous country and features one of the world's fastest growing economies. Infrastructure has been propelling the nation's overall development as more roads, railways, energy facilities, etc., continue to be built and help Incredible India overcome its incredible challenges.

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