Oman Rail invites bids for two EPC contracts

Bids open for major rail line project to connect Al Buraimi with Duqm and Salalah

The Oman National railway network is 2,135km long.
The Oman National railway network is 2,135km long.

Oman Rail announced it is inviting prequalification bids for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracting services to work on the rail line connecting Al Buraimi with Duqm and Salalah.

The two EPC contracts cover infrastructure projects for conventional and complex segment works. The first contract covers earthworks, structures, track works, stations, depots, yards, facilities and utilities.

Work scope of the second contract includes earthworks, tunnels, bridges and structures track operations.

"All the previously prequalified bidders are automatically qualified only for conventional segment, provided they maintain the same JV structure", Oman Rail’s announcement said.

Any joint venture or consortium that will be qualified for the complex segment will automatically qualify for the conventional segment.

However, if any firm fails to qualify for the complex structure segment, it shall not be considered for the conventional segment unless it is separately bidding for the same.

The estimated total length of the Oman National railway network is 2,135km. It is divided into several segments linking Oman's borders with the UAE to Muscat, as part of the GCC Railway Network and also to the southern parts of the country.

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