Preliminary Market Consultation to New Dresden - Prague Railway Line Project Attracted Foreign Suppliers

On Wednesday 15 January 2020, a preliminary market consultation took place in Prague, focused on informing potential suppliers about the mode of opening public tenders which will be implemented by Správa železnic and DB Netz AG within common preparation of the cross-border Krušné hory (Ore Mountains) tunnel.

The infrastructure manager organized a preliminary market consultation with the objective to explain the specific mode of common public tenders that will be implemented for this cross-border line section in the years to come in a transparent and public form.

The interest of potential suppliers in this consultation surpassed even optimistic expectations and confirms that this project’s preparation is an issue of prestige on a European scale. More than 70 suppliers took part in the presentation not only from the Czech Republic and Germany but from other central and eastern European countries as well. In order to ensure maximum availability for interested parties from afar, the consultation was also transmitted as a video-conference which was used by more than forty representatives of potential suppliers.

Preparation of tendering documentation for the first public orders is fully under way and it ought to be published in the first quarter of the year.

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