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REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (FEASIBILITY STUDIES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE TRANS-ECOWAS RAILWAY LINE FROM AFLAO TO ELUBO)


                                                       REPUBLIC OF GHANA

 

MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS DEVELOPMENT

AND

GHANA RAILWAY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY


FEASIBILITY STUDIES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE TRANS-ECOWAS RAILWAY LINE FROM AFLAO TO ELUBO

                                                                                      

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

 

 

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIVE TENDERING (ICT)


The Ministry of Railways Development of the Republic of Ghana in collaboration with the Ghana Railway Development Authority intend to apply part of its budgetary allocation to payments under the contract for Feasibility Studies for the Development of the Trans-ECOWAS Railway Line from Aflao to Elubo.

The overall objective of this project is to undertake a feasibility study for the development of a railway line from Aflao through Tema, Takoradi to Elubo.

The feasibility study will involve economic, financial, social, environmental assessment, as well as, the survey/mapping out the right-of-way of the corridor in order to develop a business case to attract private sector interest in the development of the line.

The Ministry of Railways Development now invites eligible Consulting firms to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested firms should provide information demonstrating that they have the requisite qualifications, relevant experience and expertise to perform the Services (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills among staff, etc.).

The shortlisting criteria are that all Consultants responding to this Request for Expressions of Interest must have at least ten (10) years of relevant similar experience and technical capacity in providing Consulting Services for Transport Sector organizations across Africa.

Firms may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture arrangement. Every bid must include significant Ghanaian participation.

Consulting Firms will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the Public Procurement Act, 2003 (Act 663) and the Public Procurement (Amendment) Act, 2016 (Act 914) of the Republic of Ghana.

The firm will be selected in accordance with the Quality and Cost Based (QCBS) selection method set out in the Public Procurement Act.

Interested Consulting Firms may obtain further information at the address below during office hours from 09:00 to 17:00 hours GMT, Monday through Friday:

E-mail:  development@mrd.gov.gh

Tel. No. 

+233 (0) 302904840

+233 (0) 302904841

+233 (0) 302904855

+233 (0) 302904850

One (1) Original copy and five (5) Photocopies of the Expressions of Interest must be hand-delivered to the address below by 14:00 hours GMT on Friday, 4th May, 2018.

The envelope must be clearly labeled on the outside ‘Feasibility Studies for the Development of the Trans-ECOWAS Railway Line from Aflao to Elubo and addressed to:

THE HON. MINISTER

MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS DEVELOPMENT

3RD FLOOR

P.O. BOX MB 453, MINISTRIES

ACCRA, GHANA