JSC “Ukrainian railways” announces an extension of the deadline for submitting the responses to the Invitation to the Shortlisting Exercise of the electric locomotives manufacturers until 15 June 2020.

28 April 2020 the JSC “Ukrainian railways” launched the electric locomotive manufacturer’s selection process for modernization the electric locomotive fleet of the JSC “Ukrainian railways” by way of publications the Invitation to the Shortlisting Exercise (hereafter – ITSE) with detail information about this stage of the selection procedure. Following the ITSE instructions, the JSC “Ukrainian railways” has received numerous requests from the interested manufacturers, including requests concerning extension of the closing date for the ITSE responses submission.

The Participants appreciate systematic work of JSC “Ukrainian railways” on this project with clear and transparent timing. However, they are highlighting that world-wide situation around overcoming COVID-19 and its consequences, in particular, quarantine measures which have been set up by most of the countries complicate the process of the ITSE responses preparation and their submission until the stipulated deadline.

Taking into account requests from the interested manufacturers, aiming to create the competitive environment and expanding the scope of the participants the JSC “Ukrainian railways” has extended for three weeks the deadline for submitting the ITSE responses.

The manufacturers interested in participating in the shortlisting exercise must submit the ITSE responses together with the supporting documents, until 15 June 2020 (5 pm, Kyiv time) following the ITSE instructions.

Kindly note that compliance with the above mentioned date and time for submitting the ITSE responses is a key condition for the interested manufacturers’ documents considering.