06 Jul '18, 5pm

@RachaelCrackne1 Hi Rachel. See here for more information

Train builders from around the world have been formally invited to qualify to bid for combined contracts to design, build and maintain a new fleet and depot for the Tyne and Wear Metro. Nexus, the public body which owns and operates Metro, today officially started the process by issuing a Selection Questionnaire that will result in a contract being awarded by the end of 2019. This will be used to narrow down companies competing to take part in the procurement before formal tender documents are released at the end of the summer, culminating in detailed negotiations taking place before a winner is chosen at the end of next year. Nexus aims for the first new trains to be delivered by the end of 2021 for Metro, which carries over 36 million passengers a year on a network connecting the cities of Newcastle and Sunderland and surrounding communities in North East England. Tobyn ...

Full article: https://www.nexus.org.uk/news/item/bidders-invited-design...

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