RB Rail AS announced that ten bidders are qualified and invited to submit their bids in the second stage of the tender for the section Ramygala–Lithuanian/Latvian border as part of Rail Baltica line in Lithuania. The tender proposals shall be submitted until February 27, 2019.
The teams are:
– ACG3S-Amberg- Consultrans-GEG- Greisch-GRID-SRP
– AIA Lithuania Ramygala to Lithuanian / Latvian State Border
– Association of DB Engineering & Consulting GmbH, Egis Rail SA, Sweco International AB
– IDOM Consulting, Engineering, Architecture S.A.U.
– Ingenieria y Economia Del Transporte, S.M.E., M.P., S.A. and Ardanuy Ingenieria S.A
– Obermeyer Planen + Beraten GmbH – Prointec S.A.
– Sener Ingineria y Sistemas S.A.
– Cowi/Systra Ramygala / Latvian state border JV
– TPF Getinsa Euroestudios, S.L.
– Consortium TYPSA – SETEC – Rem Pro
The announcement of the qualified companies represents the second stage of the procurement for design and design supervision services for the Ramygala–Lithuanian/Latvian border. This section is planned to be 91 km long and based on the preliminary design includes various structures such as 3 railway bridges, 14 road viaducts, 20 railway viaducts, 4 eco-ducts and the Panevėžys international passenger railway station.
The contractor of the section will be responsible for developing the master design for construction of the railway track substructure and superstructure, value engineering studies, detailed technical design and author supervision.
In 2018 Rail Baltica JV has launched procurements of detailed technical design for 7 out of 11 sections, covering 57% of the entire Rail Baltica line in the Baltic States.
For Estonia, the detailed technical design procurements are underway for the entire line from Latvia/Estonia border to Tallinn.
In Latvia, two out of four designs have been launched around Riga (Central section) and the same for Lithuania – two sections out of four, going from Kaunas to Lithuania/Latvia border.
The rest of the detailed technical designs for the entire Rail Baltica line are expected to be procured by the end of 2020.