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Sydney Trains & NSW Trains / Digital Train Radio System (DTRS) Through Life Support - WS2421395622

RFT ID WS2421395622
RFT Type Open Tenders
Published 23-Nov-2020
Closes 5-Feb-2021 2:00pm
Category (based on UNSPSC)
43000000 - Information Technology Broadcasting and Telecommunications
Agency Sydney Trains

Contact Person
Liam Cullen
Phone: 133877

Tender Details

Provision of Digital Train Radio System (DTRS) Through Life Support and future enhancements.

ST has a Digital Train Radio System (DTRS) for meeting its train radio communication requirements. The DTRS is a GSM-R based system. DTRS is the primary train radio system providing voice and data services to all Sydney Trains electric and diesel passenger fleets for day-to-day train operations throughout the NSW electrified network. All freight trains, heritage fleets and track vehicles also communicate with control centres through DTRS network within Sydney Trains network.
ST is seeking proposals for the provision of Through Life Support (TLS) as a base arrangement with the following improvements as options:
• Potential options for maintenance support of the system
• Technical solutions and work packages including implementation plan for addressing obsolescence, managing system/product lifecycle and  future roadmap for the system
• Cyber Security uplift implementation


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

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Additional Contact:

Pratibha Barna

Address for Lodgement

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Conditions for Participation

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Estimated Timeframe for Delivery

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