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Notice type:

Invitation for tenders

Issue date:

01 Jun 2018

Closing date:

14 Aug 2018   at  12:00   Local time



This Invitation for Tenders follows the General Procurement Notice for this project which was published on European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the Bank) website, Procurement Notices (www.ebrd.com) and last updated on 18 May 2018.

Joint Stock Company for Public Railway Infrastructure Management "SERBIAN RAILWAYS INFRASTRUCTURE", hereinafter referred to as “the Employer”, intends using part of the proceeds of a loan from the Bank towards the cost of Rehabilitation and Modernization of the Railway Network on the Corridor X -  Track Rehabilitation Project.

The Employer now invites sealed tenders from contractors for the following Contract[s] to be funded from part of the proceeds of the loan:

Rehabilitation by General Overhaul of the railway section Strazevica Tunnel (entry) –Jajinci–Mala Krsna  of (Belgrade) Rakovica – Junction K1 – Jajinci – Mala Krsna – Velika Plana railway line / civil and electro engineering works:

  • Lot 1: Rehabilitation of the section Jajinci - Mala Krsna, km 9+896 - km 67+800;
  • Lot 2: Rehabilitation of the station Mala Krsna.

Tenders are invited for one or more lots.  Each lot must be priced separately.  Tenders for more than one lot may offer discounts and such discounts will be considered in the comparison of tenders.

Tendering for contracts to be financed with the proceeds of a loan from the Bank is open to firms from any country.

To be qualified for the award of a Contract, tenderers must satisfy the following minimum criteria:

  • The Tenderer, or any partner in a JVCA, shall not have a consistent history of litigation and/or arbitration resulting in awards against the Tenderer, or any partner in a JVCA, within the last 5 (five) years, i.e. 2013-2017. All pending litigation shall in total not represent more than ten  percent (10 %) of the Tenderer’s net worth and shall be treated as resolved against the Tenderer.
  • The Tenderer, or any partner in a JVCA, shall demonstrate the current soundness of their financial position and its prospective long term profitability.
  • Minimum average annual construction turnover of EUR 80,000,000 (eighty million euro) for Lot 1 and EUR 20,000,000 (twenty million euro) for Lot 2, calculated as total certified payments received for contracts in progress or completed, within the last 5 (five)  years, i.e. 2013-2017.
  • The Tenderer must demonstrate access to, or availability of, financial resources such as liquid assets, unencumbered real assets, lines of credit, and other financial means, other than any contractual advance payments to meet the following cash-flow requirement: EUR 12,000,000 (twelve million euro) for Lot 1 and EUR 3,000,000 (three million euro) for Lot 2, and the overall cash flow requirements for this Contract and its current commitments.
  • The Tenderer shall have the required resources free of ongoing obligations and/or pending contract awards. The Client may reject the tenderer if the level of the confirmed commitments to be carried out in parallel with the Contract exceeds the Tenderer’s annual turnover for the previous year by a factor of 1.3.
  • The Tenderer shall experience under contracts in the role of contractor or management contractor for the last 5 (five) years, i.e. 2013-2017 prior to the tender submission deadline, and with activity in at least nine (9) months in each year; shall demonstrate the experience as contractor or management contractor in at least  2  (two) contracts within the last  5 (five) years, i.e. 2013-2017, each with a value of at least EUR 28,000,000 (twenty eight million) for Lot 1 and EUR 7,000,000 (seven million euro) for Lot 2, that have been successfully and substantially completed and that are similar to the proposed Works. The similarity shall be based on the physical size, complexity, methods/technology or other characteristics as described in Section VI, Employer’s Requirements. For these or other contracts executed during the period stipulated in 2.4.2(a) above, a minimum experience in the following key activities: Rehabilitation or Construction of 25 km of railway electrified track works/year
  • The Tenderer shall meet other criteria with regard to Personnel, Equipment and specific JVCA requirements, etc.

Tender documents may be obtained from the office at the address below upon payment of a non-refundable fee of EUR 200.


Intermediary Bank / Correspondent Bank





City, Country:




Account with institution / Beneficiary's Bank






Svetog Save 14

City, Country:

11000 Belgrade, Republic of Serbia




IBAN/ Account Number:


Company name:

Infrastruktura železnice Srbije a.d



City, Country:

Beograd (Savski Venac), REPUBLIC OF SERBIA


Upon receipt of appropriate evidence of payment of the non-refundable fee, the documents will promptly be dispatched by courier; however, no liability can be accepted for their loss or late delivery. In addition, if requested, the documents can be dispatched electronically after presentation by the prospective Tenderer of an appropriate evidence of payment of the non-refundable fee. In the event of discrepancy between electronic and hard copies of the documents, the hard copy shall prevail.

All tenders must be accompanied by a tender security of EUR 1,000,000.00 (one million euro) or its equivalent in a convertible currency.

Tenders must be delivered to the office at the address below on or before 12:00 Serbian time on 14 August 2018, at which time they will be opened in the presence of those tenderers’ representatives who choose to attend.

The applicable procurement rules are the Bank’s Procurement Policies and Rules (PP&R) which can be located at:


A register of potential tenderers who have purchased the tender documents may be inspected at the address below.

Prospective tenderers may obtain further information from, and inspect and acquire the tender documents at, the following office:


Zoran Jevtić

Joint Stock Company For Public Railway Infrastructure Management


Belgrade, str. Nemanjina 6

office No 610, floor IV

Email: zoran.jevtic@srbrail.rs

Tel:  +381 11 361 8 241

Fax: +381 11 361 8 130