Cold Climate Railway Technologies
Solicitation number T8009-180251/B
Closing date and time 2020/07/20 14:00 EDT
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. ***** IMPORTANT NOTICE TO SUPPLIERS RE. BID SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS ***** Due to the impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, temporary measures are being taken on-site at the Ontario Region Bid Receiving Unit to encourage social distancing. The health and safety of staff and suppliers remains our top priority. Suppliers are required to submit bids electronically using the Canada Post epost Connect application for the subject bid solicitation. This service allows suppliers to submit bids, offers and arrangements electronically to PWGSC Bid Receiving Units. This online service enables the electronic transfer of large files up to Protected B level. To use epost Connect to submit your bid, or to get more information on its use, please send an email to the Ontario Region Bid Receiving Unit’s generic address at TPSGC.orreceptiondessoumissions-orbidreceiving.PWGSC@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca. Faxed and hard copy (submitted in person or via mail/courier) bids will not be accepted for the subject bid solicitation. Given current circumstances and network limitations, some active procurements may be delayed. To stay up to date on the status of specific procurements, please consult Buysandsell.gc.ca. Delivery Date: Above-mentioned The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement. Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.
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Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
Public Works and Government Services Canada
11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du PortageGatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5Canada
- Contracting authority
- Holvec, Monique
- (647) 616-3991 ( )
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10th Floor, 4900 Yonge StreetToronto, Ontario, M2N 6A6
330 Sparks StOttawa, Ontario, K1A 0N5Canada
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