Polish / Lithuanian state border – Kaunas – RRT Palemonas” upgrade, RBR 2017/2

Announced: 01.02.2017
Closed: 03.05.2017
Contracted to: Ardanuy Ingenieria, S.A.

Joint Stock Company RB Rail AS announces open competition “Study on Rail Baltic /Rail Baltica section “Polish / Lithuanian state border – Kaunas – RRT Palemonas” upgrade”, ID No RBR 2017/2.

The contracting authority the joint stock company RB Rail AS, registration number 40103845025, registered address: Gogoļa iela 3, Riga, LV-1050, Latvia, office address: Krišjāņa Valdemāra iela 21, Rīga LV-1010, Latvia organises open competition “Study on Rail Baltic /Rail Baltica section “Polish / Lithuanian state border – Kaunas – RRT Palemonas” upgrade”.

The Contracting Authority conducts this procurement for the benefit of the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania.

The identification number of this open competition is RBR 2017/2.

The applicable CPV code are: 71300000-1; 71241000-9.

Subject matter of the open competition:

The subject of the open competition is conduct of a study in order to provide a comprehensive understanding of upgrade possibilities of the section Polish / Lithuanian state border – Kaunas – RRT Palemonas towards technical parameters agreed for Rail Baltic/Rail Baltica especially in the view of technical, environmental and spatial feasibility of such an upgrade (hereinafter – Study). The Study shall result in comparing alternative technical solutions for reaching speed capacity and other requirements meeting the Global Project definition and relevant technical specifications for interoperability (TSI) in section “Polish / Lithuanian state border – Kaunas – RRT Palemonas” in Lithuania.

The Tenderer along with the Proposal must submit a proposal (bid) security in the amount of EUR 5000 (five thousand euros) which should be valid 90 (ninety) days from the day of opening of the Proposal with conditions as stipulated in open competition regulation. The proposal (bid) security may be a bank guarantee or an insurance policy.

Availability of open competition documents:

Open competition Regulation and other documents are available for interested suppliers online at web-site: http://www.railbaltica.org/tenders (see section Open competition documents below). Interested suppliers can get acquainted and receive hard copy of Regulations personally at RB Rail office, 21 Krišjāņa Valdemara iela, room 639, Riga, LV-1010, Latvia. Open competition Regulation is available free of charge.

Submission of a proposal:

Proposal for participation in the open competition shall be submitted personally, by courier or mail to the RB Rail AS, 21 Krišjāņa Valdemara iela, room 639, Riga, LV-1010). A Proposal shall be submitted not later than by 16 March 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 16 March 2017 at RB Rail AS office on 6st floor, 21 Krišjāņa Valdemara iela, Riga, LV-1010, Latvia.

Contact persons of the Company are:

Procurement organizational aspects: Procurement Manager Aigars Kivliņš, telephone +371 27167687, e-mail address: aigars.kivlins@railbaltica.org, Lead Procurement Specialist, Mārtiņš Blaus, telephone: +371 28118533, e-mail address: martins.blaus@railbaltica.org.

In aspects concerning the subject matter of open competition: Country Manager (Lithuania and Poland), Artūras Vilimas, telephone +370 61523230, e-mail address: arturas.vilimas@railbaltica.org.

Updated on 27 February, 2017 with answers to the questions from interested suppliers (Please find letter No 6.1. 2017-66 dated 27 February, 2017 in section Downloads, below).

Updated on 6 March, 2017 with answers to the questions from interested suppliers (Please find letter No 6.1. 2017-74 dated 6 March, 2017 in section Downloads, below).

Updated on 10 March, 2017 with answers to the questions from interested suppliers (Please find letter No 6.1. 2017-81 dated 10 March, 2017 in section Downloads, below)

Open competition Documents (Downloads):

Open competition “Study on Rail Baltic /Rail Baltica section “Polish / Lithuanian state border – Kaunas – RRT Palemonas” upgrade” Regulation (Download);
MS Word format Annex No 1 and Template forms from the Regulation (Download);
LT_Translation of the Open competition “Study on Rail Baltic /Rail Baltica section “Polish / Lithuanian state border – Kaunas – RRT Palemonas” upgrade” Regulation in Lithuanian language (Download);
Template forms from the Open competition Regulation (Download);
Answers to the questions from interested suppliers 27.02.2017 (Download);
Answers to the questions from interested suppliers 06.03.2017 (Download);
Answers to the questions from interested suppliers 10.03.2017 (Download).

Decision on the results of the open competition:

Report of the open competition “Study on Rail Baltic /Rail Baltica section “Polish / Lithuanian state border – Kaunas – RRT Palemonas” upgrade” ID No. RBR 2017/2 (Download).
Contract for the “Study on Rail Baltic /Rail Baltica section “Polish / Lithuanian state border – Kaunas – RRT Palemonas” upgrade” (Download).