Tender for Rail Baltica track technical design announced

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LATVIA: RB RAIL AS has announced a tender for the detailed technical design of the railway line in Latvia for sections Upeslejas – Riga Central Station, Tornkalns – Imanta, Riga Airport – the Misa river, covering approximately 57 km of the railway line.

According to the Senior Engineer of RB RAIL AS Jean-Marc Bedmar, the tender marks the preparation process in all three Baltic countries with many railway design tenders to be carried out in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania before 2022.

This competition consists of two stages:

  1. selection of candidates who will be invited to submit a proposal in the second stage of the Competition; and
  2. evaluation of the proposals submitted by candidates which were invited to submit a proposal and award of rights to conclude a contract.

The objective of this tender is design and design supervision services for the construction of the mainline section through Riga.

More information about competition including the specification of the procurement can be found on http://railbaltica.org/tenders/.

Applications shall be submitted electronically using the tools offered by the E-Tenders system available at https://www.eis.gov.lv/EKEIS/Supplier/Procurement/9947.

The first detailed technical designs of the railway line in Estonia (from Pärnu to Rapla) and in Lithuania (from Kaunas to Ramygala) have been announced in December. The submission deadline for both tenders has been extended to February 21, 2018.