Extended Title: 
Maintenance of permanent track with On-Track Tamping Machinery – countrywide for a period of 24 months (Services must start within a max. of 90 calendar days from award).

Tender Summary
Transnet Freight Rail
Tender reference: 
RFP: SIC 17015 CIDB.
Civil engineering
Electrical and Mechanical Services
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 10:00
Issue Date: 
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 08:00
Eastern Cape
KwaZulu Natal
North West
Northern Cape
Western Cape
Free State
Meeting Compulsary: 
Meeting Date: 
Monday, April 23, 2018 - 12:00

Tender Description

Maintenance of permanent track with On-Track Tamping Machinery – countrywide for a period of 24 months (Services must start within a max. of 90 calendar days from award).

Tender number: RFP: SIC 17015 CIDB.

Place where goods, works or services are required: Nationally.

Date Published: 16 April 2018.  
Closing Date / Time:  9 May 2018 at 10h00 am.
Contact Person: Neo Majoe.
Email: Neo.Majoe@transnet.net
Telephone number: 011 584 0604.
FAX Number: n/a.

Where bid documents can be obtained:
Website: www.etenders.gov.za
Where bids should be delivered:
Physical Address: The Chairperson, Transnet Freight Rail Acquisition Council, Inyanda House 1, 21 Wellington Rd, Parktown, JOHANNESBURG, 2001.

Briefing Session 
A compulsory briefing session will be held on:
Date: 23 April 2018.
Time: 12h00 pm.
Venue: Bombela Boardroom, Inyanda House 2, 15 Girton Rd., Parktown, Johannesburg.

Special Conditions:
1. The RFP is available to all CIDB contractors with a contractor grading between levels 1 to 9 CE, inclusive of potential emerging enterprises

2. Whist tender SIC15000CIDB is being evaluated, awarded and the machines commissioned for use, Transnet still requires this service and is therefore issuing this RFP as an interim measure to secure supply.

Bidders must be able to start rendering this Service within a maximum of 90 calendar days from the date of award of business.

3. For collection, RFP documents (CD’s) will only be available from Monday 16 April 2018 and must be collected before 15h00 on Friday, 20 April 2018 (NB: No tenders will be issued after this deadline).

4. If Bidders intend to download the RFP from the National Treasury eTender Publication Portal at www.etenders.gov.za free of charge, they are required to send their contact details to the following address: Lerato.morailane@transnet.net or  Anthonie.erasmus@transnet.net by Friday 20 April 2018 at 15h00. This is to ensure that any required communication (e.g. addenda to the RFP) in relation to this RFP reaches those intending to respond.

Transnet will not be held liable if Bidders do not respond by this date and do not receive the latest information regarding this RFP as a result thereof.

Additional Special Conditions

In terms of paragraph 3 of the NATIONAL TREASURY SCM INSTRUCTION NO 4 OF 2016/2017, which became effective on 1 May 2016, Transnet must ensure that:

Suppliers of Transnet are registered on the Central Supplier Database [CSD] before any procurement related activities commence;
The CSD can be used as the single list of prospective suppliers for Transnet

Furthermore, according to paragraph 5.6, Transnet may only award bids to suppliers after verifying that the supplier is registered as prospective suppliers on the National Treasury Central Supplier Database.


Transnet Freight Rail urges Clients & Suppliers to report fraud/corruption at

Transnet Tip Off Hotline: 0800 003 056

Email: Transnet@tip-off.com : Fax Number: 0800 007 788: Freepost DN 298, Umhlanga Rocks4320


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The SBD/WCBD6.1 document must form part of all bids invited.  It contains general information and serves as a claim form for preference points for Broad -Based Black Economic Empowerment (B -BBEE) Status Level of Contribution, and explains how tenders or bids are decided.

The document says:

  • The bidder obtaining the highest number of points will be awarded the contract.
  • Preference points shall be calculated after prices have been brought to a comparative basis.
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