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Sydney Trains & NSW Trains / RFI on Upgrade of Acoustic Bearing Monitor (ABM) and Wheel Impact Load Detector (WILD) - WS2067976178

RFT ID WS2067976178
RFT Type Open Tenders
Published 7-Nov-2019
Closes 29-Nov-2019 4:00pm
Category (based on UNSPSC)
71123000 - Integrated services
Agency Sydney Trains

Contact Person
Procurement Support Service
Phone: 1300 132 136

Tender Details

Through this RFI process, Sydney Trains intend to obtain market insight to inform its future strategy in relation to the supply of Wheel Impact Load Detector (WILD) and Acoustic Bearing Monitor (ABM) technology, which will involve  

  • Hardware such as wayside sensors

  • Software configuration for sensors

  • Data collation and alerts and

  • Reporting system.

For the future needs of Wheel Impact Load Detector (WILD) and Acoustic Bearing Monitor (ABM), the scope of the RFI is to understand:  

  • What products and services are available in the market with respect to WILD and ABM technology

  • The product roadmap for current and future developments

  • Proponent’s capability in the design, development, maintenance, etc.

  • Previous experience of the responding proponents.

  • Background of tenderers as it relates to wayside condition monitoring

  • Tangible benefits tenderer solution has provided to rolling stock operators

  • Resource skills and their ability to work in the rail corridor

  • Maintenance and calibration requirements as per the potential solution

  • System requirements for the potential solution in the event of track maintenance work

  • Ability to trial the product

  • Third party involvement for the potential product/solution 

  • Indicative cost, implementation plan, timeline and methodology.



NSW Regions: Far North Coast, Mid North Coast, New England, Central Coast, Hunter, Cumberland/Prospect, Nepean, Northern Sydney, Inner West, South East Sydney, South West Sydney, Central West, Orana/Far West, Riverina/Murray, Illawarra, Southern Highlands

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

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1) Event Title, 2) RFT  ID , 3) Organisation Name, 4) ACN/ ABN, 5) Contact Name,
6) Organisation/Contact Postal Address, 7)
Contact Email Address (preferably an email address with the contact person's name), 8) Contact Phone No

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