Albanian Railways

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General Procurement notices

Issue date:

10 Oct 2017

Closing date:

10 Oct 2018   at  23:59   local time


This is in an updated GPN replacing the one which expired on 05 October 2017.

Hekurudha Shqiptare ("Albanian Railways", "HSH" or the "Client"),  intends using the proceeds of a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and grants from the European Union (EU) through the Western Balkans Investment Framework (WBIF) for the rehabilitation of the existing railway line between Tirana and Durres with approximate length of 34.17 km and construction of a new rail link approximately 5 km in length to connect with Tirana International Airport "Mother Theresa" and its interchange with the existing line (the "Project").

The Project has a total estimated cost of EUR 90.3 million and will require the procurement of the following goods, works and services:

  • Works for the rehabilitation of the Tirana - Durres railway line and construction of a new rail link to Tirana International Airport "Mother Theresa"; and
  • Consultancy Services for the supervision of works (tendering process is ongoing)

Tendering for the construction works a is expected to begin in the 4th quarter of 2017.

Contracts to be financed with the proceeds of a loan from the EBRD will be subject to the EBRD's Procurement Policies and Rules and will be open to firms from any country. The proceeds of the EBRD's loan will not be used for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, of for any import of goods, if such payment or import is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations or under a law of official regulation of the Purchaser's country.

Interested suppliers, contractors and consultants should contact:

Bashkim Kasoruho

Head of Project Implementation Unit

Albanian Railways

Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy

Rr. Abdi Toptani n.61, Torre Drin, Tiranë

Tel. No: +355 522 22037

Fax No: +355 522 22037