ANKARA-KONYA HIGH SPEED RAILWAY LINE PROJECT

1. This invitation for bids follows the general procurement notice for this project that appeared in Financial Times dated 07.02.2012 and on IDB website on 09.02.2012.

2. Republic of Turkey has applied for financing from the IDB toward the cost of Development of Ankara-Konya Railway Line Project, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this financing to payments under the contract for the procurement of 6 sets of very high speed trains with 5% of spare parts and 7 years maintenance-repair and cleaning services and the procurement of 1-set simulator

3. TCDD now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the procurement of 6 sets of very high speed trains with 5% of spare parts and 7 years maintenance-repair and cleaning services and the procurement of 1-set simulator.

Delivery place: For the goods to be proposed from foreign countries shall be delivered as CIP landed, Ankara (on Rails)-TURKEY.

4. Bidding will be conducted through the international competitive bidding procedure with post qualification of lowest evaluated bidder as specified in the Guidelines for Procurement of Goods and Works under IDB Financing, and are open to all bidders from eligible source countries as defined in these Guidelines.

5. To be qualified for this contract, the prospective Bidder shall meet the minimum qualification criteria set in the bidding documents, among which the bidder shall have an experience in at least two similar contracts within the last seven (7) years i.e. 2005-2011 with a value of at least Euro 180 million each, and that at least one of these two contracts should have been successfully and substantially completed.

6. Interested eligible bidders may obtain detailed information from and inspect the bidding documents, at the address specified under paragraph 8.1 from 8:30 thru 12:30 and 13:30 thru 17:30 by local time.

7. A complete set of bidding documents in Turkish and English languages may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written application to the address specified in paragraph 8.2 and upon payment of a nonrefundable fee of 10.000 TL in cash to the Central Collection cashier’s office of TCDD in Ankara. Bidding file shall be obtained by the interested bidders directly from the address referred to in paragraph 8.2 for purchasing of bidding documents (bidding file).

8. Bids must be submitted to the address specified under paragraph 8.1 at or before 14:00 in local time on 10/10/2012 All bids must be accompanied by a bid security in the form and amount provided in the bidding documents. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be opened at 14:00 in local time on 10/10/2012 in the presence of the bidders’ representatives who wish to attend to bid opening process at the address specified in paragraph 8.3.

8.1 . Bidding file (documents) may be looked into, all required information may be received and the bidding envelopes may be delivered to the address below;

For the attention of: Turgut KUMAŞ

TCDD Genel Müdürlüğü (General Directorate of Turkish State Railways)

Malzeme Dairesi Başkanlığı (Procurement Department)

Talatpaşa Blv. No 3

Floor/Kat 1st, Room Number (Oda No): 1113

06330 Gar

Ankara/TURKEY

Tel: +90 (312) 309 05 15/4419

Fax: +90 (312) 311 53 05

E-mail: turgutkumas@tcdd.gov.tr

8.2. Bidding file (documents) may be purchased from the address below:

TCDD Genel Müdürlüğü (Directorate General Turkish State Railways)

Talatpaşa Blv. No 3

TCDD Merkez Vezne (TCDD’s Central Cash Office)

Floor/Kat 1st Room Number (Oda No): 1107

06330 Gar-Ankara/TURKEY

8.3. The bid opening process shall be held at the address below:

General Directorate of Turkish State Railways, Grand Meeting Hall (1st floor)

Talatpaşa Bulvarı No: 3

06330 Gar-Ankara/TURKEY

Tel: +90 (312) 309 05 15/4419 – Fax: +90 (312) 311 53 05

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