Etihad Rail to issue equipment tenders from August
Tenders will commence with specialist long-lead item equipment
It is intended that tendering will be conducted progressively over a number of months, commencing with the specialist long-lead items, with tenders being issued in August 2011, reports Etihad Rail.
The equipment includes the following items: high-speed tamper, high-speed ballast distribution (plow), high-speed ballast distribution system (broom), ballast conveyor car, on-track sand remover, production switch tamper, ballast regulator, speed swing, sleeper crane, sleeper insert /remover, flash butt welder, road/rail vacuum track, shunting locomotive, bottom dump ballast wagon, side dump wagon, maintenance of way equipment flat wagon and maintenance of way scorpion wagon.
The prequalification application form can be downloaded at www.etihadrail.ae. The deadline for submissions is 14 July.