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Rail Grinding Services

Issued by Queensland Rail Limited

Forward Procurement Schedule

Status: Closed
Mega Category: Transport infrastructure and services
Number: QRP2045A
Released: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 at 12:00AM Brisbane, Queensland
Closed: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 at 2:00PM Brisbane, Queensland
Expected ITO Date:
UNSPSC: Construction and maintenance support equipment - (100%)
Region/s: Cairns & Far North Queensland
Mount Isa & North West Region
The Central West
South West & Darling Downs
Mackay Whitsunday Region
Wide Bay Burnett
South East Queensland

Section 1

Tender Overview

Rail Grinding Services QRP-20-45A

QRP-020-45A - Notification of an impending Queensland Rail - Tender QRP-20-45B for the Supply of Rail Grinding Services is expected be issued in late September – early October 2020.

This tender is specific to the rail grinding services for mainline and turnout grinding. The term of the contract will be five years, with approximate per annum volumes listed below.






South East Queensland (SEQ)



North Coast Line (Cairns to Rockhampton)



North Coast Line South (Parana to Tamaree)



Townsville to Mt Isa   



West Moreton System (Toowoomba to Columboola).



The successful contractor will be required to:

  1. Hold accreditation as a rail transport operator as defined in the Rail Safety National Law (Queensland) Act 2017 (Qld);
  2. Meet Queensland Rail operational interface requirements (including a completed operating plan, certified load tables and configuration certificates etc.);
  3. Negotiate an Access Agreement with Queensland Rail to traverse the network and attend work sites;
  4. Have access to sufficient facilities (including provisioning, maintenance, and storage facilities) to enable it to run train services and meet work requirements.
  5. Have relevant Safety and Environment Pre-qualification to category 1.

Contractors are requested to review the process and requirements for access located on the Queensland Rail website:- https://www.queenslandrail.com.au/forbusiness/access

The access process may take several months depending on the particulars of the applicant’s operation. Contractors are encouraged to lodge a preliminary enquiry for access at the earliest opportunity when considering responding to the tender.

For pre-qualification ​Contractor Safety and Environment Management Program: Tenderers are advised they will be required to respond to a set of mandatory and non-mandatory questions listed within spreadsheet “MD-18-400 – Contractor Safety & Environment Prequalification Assessment: Category 1”.

The contractors and Safety and Environment Management Program “Category 1 Principal Contractor” can be found on Queensland Rail’s website. www.queenslandrail.com.au/forbusiness/contractors

Only an operator that can fulfil the requirements for Contractor Safety and Environment Management and Access (and can reasonably negotiate an Access Agreement with Queensland Rail) can be considered for the awarding of the rail grinding tender. All applicants will be subject to a best-fit evaluation against the Queensland Rail preferred operations model.


More about tendering here

Section 2

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Section 3

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