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Basic Information

Reference Number

0000040952

Issuing Organization

Metrolinx

Solicitation Type

RFI - Request for Information (Formal)

Solicitation Number

RFI-2016-MS-005

Title

RFI-2016-MS-005: Develop and Supply a Rail IP Backbone Solution

Source ID

PU.AG.Ont..26.C201

Details

Location

Canada, Southern Ontario

Dates

Publication

21-Sep-2016 11:16:53 AM EDT

Bid Intent

Optional

Bid Intent Deadline

06-Oct-2016 03:00:00 PM EDT

Questions are submitted online

No

Closing Date

13-Oct-2016 03:00:00 PM EDT

Contact Information

Eva Chow

416-202-5846

Eva.Chow@metrolinx.com


Description

 
 
Metrolinx releases this RFI to solicit information from the marketplace for the provision of Develop and Supply a Rail IP Backbone Solutions.
 
The intended result of the Train IP Backbone project is to provide an open standard, high bandwidth, resilient, scalable, and secure backbone network to connect multiple systems into a single train network that can be remotely monitored. The network shall support future initiatives that will enhance the customer’s experience, improve safety & security onboard trains, and reduce time required to resolve issues.
 
Participation by vendors in this RFI process is strictly voluntary and is neither a pre-requisite nor a pre-qualification requirement necessary for participation in any future opportunities related to the procurement of IP Backbone systems. Information provided by any vendor as part of this RFI shall not be construed in any way as part of a competitive solicitation.
 
Request for Information documents are available online at www.metrolinx.merx.com
 
Responses to the RQQ will be accepted until 3:00 p.m. ET on October 13, 2016 through Electronic Bid Submission (EBS) at MERX.

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Bid Submission Process

Bid Submission Type

Electronic Bid Submission

Pricing

In attached document

Bid Documents List
Item Name Description Mandatory
Bid Documents Documents defining the proposal Yes