Reliability, availability, maintainability and safety (RAMS) consultancy services, RBR 2020/12

Announced: 29.07.2020
Updated: 06.08.2020
Submission Date: 14.09.2020

Open competition “Reliability, availability, maintainability and safety (RAMS) consultancy services” (identification No RBR 2020/12)


The Contracting authority joint stock company RB Rail AS, legal address: Krišjāņa Valdemāra iela 8-7, Riga, LV-1010, Latvia, announces open competition “Reliability, availability, maintainability and safety (RAMS) consultancy services”.

The identification number of this Open competition is RBR 2020/12.

The applicable CPV code is 71300000-1(Engineering services), additional CPV codes are: 71311230-2 (Railway engineering services) and 71311300-4 (Infrastructure works consultancy 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 the Republic of Latvia.

Open competition is carried out using E-Tenders system ( which is subsystem of the Electronic Procurement System.

To apply for this Open competition Interested supplier has to register in E-Tenders system by submitting Tenderer’s Electronic Procurement System registration documents (if the Tenderer is not registered in Electronic Procurement System) in State Regional Development Agency (please see information here:


Subject-matter of Open competition

Procurement is organised in order to procure a provider to provide RAMS consultancy services on behalf of RB Rail AS. Services must be provided in accordance with Annex No 1 “Technical specification”.


Availability of the Documents of the Open competition

Open competition regulations and all its annexes are available on the E-Tenders system in profile of publication on webpage and on the Contracting authority’s Internet webpage (see section “Documents of the Open competition” below). Regulations of the Open competition is available free of charge. 


Submission of Proposals

Proposals shall be submitted electronically using the tools offered by the E-Tenders system available at by 14 September 2020 till 15:00 o’clock (Time zone EEST (Eastern European Summer Time), Riga (Latvia)).

Only Proposals submitted via E-Tenders system will be accepted and evaluated for participation in the Open competition. Any Proposals submitted outside the E-Tenders system will be declared as submitted in a non-compliant manner and will not participate in the procurement procedure.


Opening of Proposals

The Proposals will be opened on the E-Tenders system 14 September 2020 at 14:00 o’clock (Time zone EEST (Eastern European Summer Time), Riga (Latvia)) during the opening meeting. It is possible to follow the opening of submitted Proposals online on the E-Tenders system.


Contact person of the Contracting authority

Procurement Specialist – Lawyer, Natalja Vjatkina, telephone: +371 29817419, e-mail address:

Documents of Open Competition (Downloads)

  1. Open competition “Reliability, availability, maintainability and safety (RAMS) consultancy services” regulations (download).
  2. Annex No 9 Draft contract (download)
  3. Answers to the questions provided by the Tenderers, 6 August 2020 (download)