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Sydney Trains & NSW Trains / WS2217144728 - Rail Profiling Services - EOI - WS2217144728

RFT ID WS2217144728
RFT Type Expression of Interest For Pre-Qualification
Published 2-Oct-2020
Closes 7-Dec-2020 10:00am
Category (based on UNSPSC)
73181012 - Grinding services
Agency Sydney Trains

Contact Person
TSS Procurement Support Services
Phone: 133 877

Tender Details

Sydney Trains is undertaking a two-stage procurement process for its rail profiling program. The first stage of the procurement process is an Expression Of Interest whereby Sydney Trains will be seeking responses from vendors that possess suitable capability, capacity and innovative (alternate) rail profiling (grinding) methodologies to enhance the effectiveness of the rail profiling program. Pricing will not be sought from vendors at this stage. 

The  high level scope of Rail Profiling Services for Stage 1- Expression of Interest includes – 


 · Complete service provision of plant/equipment and staff/personnel as part of the service provision

 · All safeworking activities - all tasks and equipment required for the service provision

 · All fire suppression and fire-fighting activities required to support the service provision, including in summer periods

 · Mobilisation and demobilisation activities associated with rail profiling, including:

 o Pre and post checks of the worksite;

 o Taking necessary steps to protect the public (people and property) and all infrastructure from damage or harm;

 o Recovery of profiling bi-product such as slag or swarf;

 o Activities associated with profiling within tunnels, underground stations or enclosed spaces, such as management of air quality, and ensuring platforms are clean for use for the public.

 · Live monitoring systems capable of recording pre and post rail attributes/condition(s) after each pass.

 · Full turnout profiling service provision, including; closure rails, stock rails, switches and crossing noses.

 Possible/Optional In-Scope 

 · Defect removal – contract package dependent upon market interest from EOI stage.

 ST Provided Services/Items

 · Program/project management (oversight)

 · Facilitate regular readiness meetings for upcoming works

 · Stabling and maintenance facility - Chullora NSW. Note the facilities    are quite limited.

 Possible / Desirable Value Add Items

 · Scope, stabling and access planning

 · Works supervision and assurance activities

 · Signal support activities (disconnect/reconnect signal equipment etc.)

 · Track certification and self-assurance activities

Profiling scope pre-assessment and optimisation (i.e.; advanced/pre reconnaissance for more effective profiling output)  



NSW Regions: Central Coast, Cumberland/Prospect, Nepean, Northern Sydney, Inner West, South East Sydney, South West Sydney, Central West, Illawarra

RFT Type

Expression of Interest For Pre-Qualification - An invitation for Expression of Interest (EOI) for pre-registration of prospective tenderers for a type of work or service. Applicants are initially evaluated against published selection criteria. RFT may then be invited from a panel of providers (as Selective, or Invited).

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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