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Sydney Trains & NSW Trains / NSW TrainLink Timetabled Coach Services (Four (4) Separate Routes to be Tendered) - WS2368253687

RFT ID WS2368253687
RFT Type Open Tenders
Published 22-Feb-2023
Closes 22-Mar-2023 2:00pm
Covered Procurement Yes
Category (based on UNSPSC)
25101502 - Busses
Agency NSW Trains

Contact Person
Procurement Support Services
Phone: 133877

Tender Details

This is an advertisement for interested organisations that this Tender will be released on 22nd February 2023.

NSW TrainLink’s objective is to establish an agreement with qualified supplier/s to provide Coach Services for the following routes in regional New South Wales. These four (4) routes will be timetabled services operating fifty-two (52) weeks a year. The four (4) routes that will be offered to the market in separable portions are as follows;


• Orange to Bathurst

• Goulburn to Canberra

• Broken Hill to Mildura

• Broken Hill to Adelaide


Coach Services for NSW TrainLink are critical in the delivery of passengers to connect with rail links and larger centres for services. These services need to be delivered in a safe, reliable and timely manner by the organisation that is awarded a contract.


Please note that these routes are for four (4) Timetable Coach Services only. This is unrelated to the NSW TrainLink Pre-Planned, Emergency and SSTS (School Student Travel Scheme) Panel.

It is imperative NSW TrainLink engage a supplier for each route who can conduct these services in compliance with all protocols and procedures specified by the principal. 


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

Additional details/Instructions: (For ARIBA tenders only) In order to gain access to the Request for Tender documents, Tenderers are required to register their interest by sending an email: and include the following:

1) Tender No and 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 number To gain access to the tender documents in Ariba over the internet once access is provided, please ensure that you are using PC with web browser:
• Google Chrome 54+ (64 –bit)
• Microsoft Internet Explorer 7-11(32-bit)
• Mozilla Firefox 24 or 27(ESR)
• Safari 9+ (64-bit)
• Microsoft Edge (32-bit)

For full details refer to website:

Tender enquiries can be directed to or tel. no. 133 877

Covered Procurement Details

  • The Procurement (Enforceable Procurement Provisions) Direction 2019 applies to this procurement
  • A government agency may conduct negotiations with suppliers regarding the procurement

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