Cold Climate Railway Technologies (T8009-180251/B)

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Tender Notice

Status

Publishing status
Active
Days to closing
1 week 1 day hence

Dates

Publication date
2020/06/09
Amendment date
None
Date closing
2020/07/20 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

Details

Reference number
PW-$TOR-009-7941
Solicitation number
T8009-180251/B
Region of delivery
Ontario
Notice type
Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
GSIN
Trade agreement
  • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
Tendering procedure
All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive procurement strategy
Best Overall Proposal
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Transport Canada

Contact Information

Contact name
Holvec, Monique
Contact email
monique.holvec@pwgsc-tpsgc.gc.ca
Contact phone
(647) 616-3991 ( )
Contact fax
( ) -
Contact address
Ontario Region
10th Floor, 4900 Yonge Street
Toronto
Ontario
M2N 6A6

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Description

Trade Agreement: Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements: 

Cold Climate Railway Technologies

T8009-180251/B
Holvec, Monique
Telephone No. - (647) 616-3991

Transport Canada’s (TC) Innovation Centre (IC) works closely with industry, academia, and other government organizations to research, test and evaluate the safety, efficiency and environmental performance of the railway industry in Canada. 

Transport Canada (TC) has a requirement for a wide range of Research, Design and Development (RD&D) tasks relating to railway operations in cold climatic conditions. This requirement relates to the research and development of improved procedures and materials, and the application of innovative technologies for efficient and safe operation of railways in cold climatic conditions.

TC is seeking a research facility with capabilities to conduct testing and evaluation of track infrastructure materials, procedures and innovative technologies in a revenue service environment with a Canadian Class 1 railway(s) that is flexible, agile and close to real-time capacity to address planned and unforeseen issues in the Canadian rail environment related to continental climate and extreme winter weather operations. 

The period of the contract will be from the date of Contract award to March 31st, 2023 with the option to extend the contract two (2) additional one (1) year periods.

Please refer to the Request for Proposal document for complete details regarding this requirement, including the mandatory evaluation criteria, and basis of selection.


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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
ABES.PROD.PW_TOR.B009.E7941.EBSU000.PDF000English- 2020-06-09
ABES.PROD.PW_TOR.B009.F7941.EBSU000.PDF000French- 2020-06-09

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