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.