Procurement of New Light Rail Vehicles (Contract No.: K1846-15E)

Prequalification Invitation


Procurement of New Light Rail Vehicles
Contract No.: K1846-15E



MTR Corporation Limited invites qualified contractors to express their interest in tendering for the procurement of new Light Rail Vehicles (LRVs) to replace the existing Phase II LRVs running on the Light Rail.


The scope of works includes the design, manufacture, delivery, testing and commissioning of 30 LRVs.  The new LRVs shall be of high floor type and are required to have improved interior styling and be compatible with the existing infrastructure and signalling system.  The new LRVs shall be powered from the overhead lines and shall run at a maximum operating speed of 80 km/h.  The first LRV is required to be delivered by the 3rd quarter of 2018 with the remaining LRVs delivered progressively by end 2021.   


The prequalification process for the tender will take place in September 2015 and tenders will be invited tentatively in November 2015.


In order to be considered for prequalification, interested parties having relevant resources, qualifications and experience are requested to express their interest on or before 22 September 2015 via MTR Corporation Limited’s E-Tendering System.   


Upon expression of interest, the applicants will receive an invitation of prequalification via the E-Tendering System.  The applicants shall complete and submit all information and details as required in the invitation via the E-Tendering System no later than 2:00 pm (Hong Kong time) on 30 September 2015.


For applicants registered under the E-Tendering System, please click the following link and log into the System for expression of interest:


For applicants not registered under the E-Tendering System, please click the following link and search for the advertisement notice of this Contract for expression of interest:


All invitations and submissions for prequalification and tender will be carried out through the E-Tendering System at


Applicants responding to this advertisement are deemed to have complied with the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance in the collection and transfer of personal data to MTR Corporation Limited. All information submitted including personal data, will be used by MTR Corporation Limited for the prequalification of tenderers for this Contract.


For enquiries, please contact Ms. Teresa Tang - Procurement & Contracts Manager - Operations & General on (852) 2993 2681 or fax No. (852) 2993 7773.


This procurement is subject to the World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement.