Expert Services, RBR 2017/10

Announced: 24.05.2017
Closed: 23.10.2017
Contracted to: 22 Tenderers (list enclosed)

The Contracting authority is joint stock company „RB Rail AS”, legal address: Krišjāņa Valdemāra iela 8-7, Rīga LV-1010, Latvia, announces open competition “Expert Services”.

The identification number of this competitive procedure with negotiation is RBR 2017/10.
The applicable CPV code is: 71000000-8 (Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services).
Open competition and subject matter is co-financed by Connecting Europe Facility (CEF).
Open competition is organised in accordance with Public procurement law of Latvia.


Subject Matter of Open Competition

Through the open competition Contracting authority intends to establish the following list of experts having required qualification and experience in a particular Field of expertise who could be called on-demand basis to provide independent professional expert services throughout the implementation of Rail Baltica project:

1.         Civil construction design
2.         Bridge design
3.         Road design
4.         Environment Estonia
5.         Environment Latvia
6.         Environment Lithuania
7.         Environmental impact assessment
8.         Geology investigation
9.         Archelogy investigation
10.     Hydrology investigation
11.     Spatial planning Estonia
12.     Spatial planning Latvia
13.     Spatial planning Lithuania
14.     FIDIC
15.     Architecture
16.     1435 mm railway track design
17.     Railway construction management and logistics
18.     Railway signalling
19.     Railway traffic control
20.     RAMS (Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety)
21.     Railway telecommunications (including GSM-R)
22.     Railway AC traction substations
23.     Railway AC catenary
24.     Railway auxiliary power supply (including for signalling)
25.     Railway electromagnetic compatibility
26.     Information technology and security
27.     Railway operations
28.     Railway business development
29.     Railway infrastructure maintenance
30.     1435 mm railway fleet
31.     1435 mm rolling stock maintenance
32.     Transport economy


Availability of Open Competition Documents

The open competition regulation and all its annexes are available at the Contracting authority’s Internet webpage (see section open competition documents below). Interested suppliers can get acquainted and receive hard copy of Regulations personally at RB Rail office, 8-7 Krišjāņa Valdemara iela, 4th floor, Riga, LV-1010, Latvia. Regulation of open competition is available free of charge.


Submission of Proposals

Proposal for the open competition shall be submitted personally, by courier or registered mail delivery to the RB Rail AS, Krišjāņa Valdemara iela 8-7, 4th floor, Riga, LV-1010). Proposal shall be submitted not later than by 29 June 2017, till 10:00 o’clock.


Opening of Proposals

The opening of Proposals takes place during an open meeting of the procurement commission at 10.00 o’clock on 29 June 2017 at RB Rail AS office on 4th floor, Krišjāņa Valdemara iela 8-7, Riga, LV-1010, Latvia.


Contact persons of Company

In administrative aspects of the open competition: Procurement Manager Aigars Kivliņš, telephone +371 27167687, e-mail address:, Lead Procurement Specialist Mārtiņš Blaus, telephone: +371 28118533, e-mail address:

In aspects concerning the subject matter of open competition: Project expert, Antanas Šnirpūnas, telephone +370 69 330 456, e-mail address:


Open Competition Documents (Downloads)

  1. Open competition “Expert Services” Regulation (download).
  2. MS Word format Annex No 1 (download), Annex No 2 (download).
  3. Answers to questions from the interested suppliers, May 31, 2017 (download).
  4. Answers to questions from the interested suppliers, June 7, 2017 (download).
  5. Answers to questions from the interested suppliers, June 14, 2017 (download).
  6. Answers to questions from the interested suppliers, June 21, 2017 (download).
  7. Proposal opening sheet (download).
  8. Report (download)

Framework agreements for Expert Services: