Saudi Arabia: New Railway Tender from SAR

Supply and Installation of Furniture, Signage & Appliances


This Request for Information (RFI) is being issued by the Public Investment Fund (PIF) through Saudi Railway Company “SAR”. This RFI formally requests Responses from Respondents for the purpose of selecting those Respondents that demonstrate the legal, technical, and financial capacity required to participate in the competitive Tender for the award of a Contract regarding the supply and installation of furniture, signage & appliances to the building projects along the North-South Railway Project “the Contract”.

Brief project description:

Saudi Arabia’s ambition to have a world class railway network is rapidly becoming reality. PIF through SAR is investing about SR 20 billion in the North-South Railway, one of the biggest projects currently under construction. The new high speed passenger trains will be fast, convenient and comfortable, and the new railway stations and SAR Headquarters will reflect this image.

As part of the project the Contractor will deliver and install the signage on the sites and in the buildings, and supply the more than 70 main buildings with the necessary furniture and appliances.

The Contract scope entails deliverables such as signs, station & outdoor furniture, office furniture, tailor made furniture such as counters, complete bedroom furniture, and appliances for office, kitchen and lodging. Quality requirements range from  outstanding high quality to heavy duty quality , Smart systems & decoration works.

This brief project description is indicative and is solely meant to provide general information to the Respondents.

This RFI is being issued as part of a two-stage Tender. Qualified Respondents will be allowed to proceed to the Request for Proposal phase and will be given the opportunity to ask questions and to provide comments. SAR, to its absolute sole discretion, will determine whether to provide answers and/or the merits of making amendments, if any, to the draft of the Contract.  Qualified Respondents will subsequently be invited to submit proposals in accordance with the final RFP.

Respondents are hereby requested to submit their Responses in the form and substance detailed herein. The determination of eligibility and qualification of Respondents shall be made by SAR in accordance with the procedures and criteria established herein.