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Power Supply Upgrade Program - Lee Street Substation Design & Construct - PSU-03-DC

RFT Type Open Tenders
Published 24-Sep-2014
Closes 19-Nov-2014 2:00pm
Category Building and Facility Construction and Maintenance Services
Agency Transport for NSW

Contact Person
Bindi Kamperis
Phone: 02 9422 5449

Tender Details

The purpose of this tender is to engage a suitable Contractor for the Design and Construct of Lee Street Substation as part of the Power Supply Upgrade Program. The Lee Street Substation will be located on RailCorp property, built at Central Station yard adjacent to the existing STA Bus Depot and Gateway Building on Lee Street in the air space above the cutting of the tunnel that leads to the Darling Harbour Goods Line.

The Scope of work includes the design and construct of:

  1. Civil Works including excavation, earthworks, roadwork and drainage;
  2. Building Works comprising the construction of concrete footings and slabs, masonry walls, roofing, lighting, mechanical ventilation, hydraulic services and security fencing;
  3. Landscaping including planting;
  4. Electrical Works including construction of underground and GST cable routes, installation of 33kV and 1500V feeder cabling, installation and point testing of the equipment supplied by both the Principal and Contractor;
  5. Communications including supply and installation of phones, data, SCADA system testing within the substation and associated cabling works;
  6. Utility Services including connection of substation water and sewer supply to existing network; and
  7. Commissioning of new traction substation including rectifier and auxiliary transformers, reactors, switch gear, DCCBs and all associated electrical equipment required for the operation of the substation.


Refer to Additional Details / Instructions

RFT Type

Open Tenders - An invitation to tender by public advertisement with no restriction placed on who may tender. Tenderers will normally be required to demonstrate in their tender that they have the necessary skills, resources, experience, financial capacity, and in some cases licences, accreditations, etc., to fulfil the tender requirements.

This tender opportunity is not expected to lead to the award of a contract, or the award details will be advertised elsewhere. Please telephone or email the contact officer for details.

Additional Details / Instructions

Tenderers are required to return via email an executed copy of the Confidentiality Deed Poll and Deed of Disclaimer in order to receive the remainder of the Invitation to Tender documents.

A mandatory Site Inspection will be convened by TfNSW at Central Station on Thursday 9 October 2014 at 10am.

The meeting point will be at Central Station, Lee Street entry/exit.

Tenderer's will be permitted a maximum of two (2) attendees at the TfNSW convened Site Inspection. Attendees are required to pre-register by e-mail to the Contact Officer by 5.00pm on Tuesday 7 October 2014, providing the names of all attendees.

Address for Lodgement

Electronic lodgement only - no password protection. Questions MUST be submitted in writing to the email address supplied. Tenderers must submit their response as two (2) separate files only. The first is to consist of the completed "Non-Commercial Schedules" and is to exclude any reference to pricing. The second file is to consist of the completed "Commercial Schedules". Multiple separate documents will not be accepted, unless you obtain prior approval from TfNSW. This ensures that Tenders are complete and accurate, and presented in the manner intended by the Tenderer, and also allows for timely distribution of Tenders to the Tender Assessment Committee.

Conditions for Participation

The Tender must demonstrate as a minimum:

  1. Attendance at the mandatory Site Inspection;
  2. Evidence that the Tenderer has a turnover in construction activities of $30 million total in the three financial year periods of July 2010 to June 2013;
  3. Evidence that the Tenderer (and/or Tenderer's subcontractor) has successfully completed a multi disciplinary design on 2 or more rail projects over the last 5 years in excess of $500,000 (per project); and
  4. Evidence that the Tenderer has successfully delivered 2 or more multi disciplinary design and construction projects in the electrical power distribution environment within the past 5 years in excess of $5,000,000 (per project).

Estimated Timeframe for Delivery

February 2016

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