Maintenance Services for Overhead Line System and Traction Power Supply Systems for HSR (Contract No.: M1285-24E)

Prequalification Invitation

Maintenance Services for Overhead Line System and Traction Power Supply Systems
for HSR

Contract No.: M1285-24E



Expressions of Interest are invited from suitably qualified Applicants for the maintenance services described below. This procurement is subject to the World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement.



1.  Background Information


The Hong Kong Section of the High Speed Rail (HSR) runs from West Kowloon, heading north to the Shenzhen/Hong Kong Boundary, where it connects with the Mainland Section. MTR Corporation Limited invites qualified contractors to express their interest in tendering for provision of the maintenance services for the Overhead Line System, Cross Passage Doors System and Traction Power Supply System for High Speed Rail.

2.  Scope of Maintenance Services


The scope of the Maintenance Services comprises the corrective and preventive maintenance for the below systems along the West Kowloon Station, Trackside and Shek Kong Stabling Sidings:

Overhead Line System
All Overhead Line equipment, 2c, 3c, 4c, 5c, 6c overhead line condition monitoring system and corresponding server room, fencing for balance weight assembly and trackside magnet installed in tunnel neutral section.

High Voltage Traction Power Supply System
All 25kV switchboards, manual infeed isolators, neutral busbar cubicles, 110V DC batteries and chargers, protection relay, HV check meters and cables.

Cross Passage Doors System
All cross passage door, associate signage, control cubicle, marshalling cubicle, I/O module cubicle and fibre cables

The Contract period will be four years and will include an Option for extending the maintenance services for another four years.

3.  Tentative Key Dates


Contract No.


Tender Invitation

Tender Return

Contract Award








4.  Expression of Interest


To be considered for prequalification, interested parties having relevant resources, qualifications and experience are requested to express their interest on or before 15 December 2023 via the MTR Corporation Limited’s E-Tendering System.  Late applications shall not be considered.

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:


5.  Subsequent Actions


Suitable Applicants shall receive a prequalification invitation via the E-Tendering System. The Applicants shall complete and submit all required information and details via the E-Tendering System no later than the time and date specified in the prequalification invitation letter.

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


6.  Other Matters


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.

Applicants shall note and make themselves aware of the Corporation’s ethical and probity requirements which shall be applied throughout the tender and contract periods. Further, Applicants shall not, and shall ensure that its directors, employees, agents and sub-contractors shall not, offer or give any advantage as defined in the Prevention of Bribery Ordinance (Cap. 201) to any employee or agent of MTR Corporation Limited. Any breach or non-compliance with this paragraph by the Applicant shall, without affecting its liability for such breach or non-compliance, result in its application not being considered.

Applicants shall not apply for prequalification as a single entity if you intend to act as a supplier, sub-contractor or sub-consultant for another entity who shall also apply for the prequalification, or if you are a partner in a joint venture established to seek prequalification for this Contract.

Companies having linkage to each other, e.g. subsidiaries, holding or sister companies, shall not apply for prequalification as a tenderer for the same contract, whether as a single entity or as a partner of a joint venture. “Sister company” shall mean all companies which are subsidiaries of or otherwise belonging to the same holding company. The existence of a holding-subsidiary relationship shall be determined in accordance with the provisions in Sections 13 to 15 of the Companies Ordinance (Cap. 622) of Hong Kong. Companies having linkage to each other shall elect which company shall apply for prequalification.

For enquiries, please contact Mr. David Wong, Senior Procurement & Contracts Manager on (852) 2993 2641 or by fax (852) 2993 7773.