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Bulgaria's BDZ Passengers 29.4 mln euro tender for new locomotives draws 4 bids

Bulgaria's BDZ Passengers 29.4 mln euro tender for new locomotives draws 4 bids BDZ / All rights reserved

SOFIA (Bulgaria), December 19 (SeeNews) - Bulgaria's BDZ Passengers, part of state-owned railway group BDZ Holding, said on Thursday that its 57.5 million levs ($32.7 million/29.4 million euro) tender for supply and maintenance of 10 new electric locomotives has attracted four bids. 

The offers were submitted by Bombardier Transportation GmbH, Siemens Tron, Excelor E.L. and Stadler Rail Valencia, BDZ Passengers said in a statement.

The procurement tender is planned to close by the end of March 2020. The first locomotives are expected to be delivered within 18 months after the signing of the contract.

BDZ Passengers launched the tender on November 18. Bids will be ranked based on price, which will form 40% of the final score, warranty period (20%), time for delivery of the first locomotive (20%), as well as time for delivering all ten locomotives (20%).

(1 euro = 1.95583 levs)

 

 

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