New Rolling Stock for TME and HSK Projects (Contract No.: 1551)



Pre-qualification for

New Rolling Stock for TME and HSK Projects
Contract No.: 1551


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


1.  Background Information 

1.1 The MTR Corporation Limited (the Corporation) is committed to serving the transportation needs of the community of Hong Kong by the provision of world class railway facilities. Rolling Stock for the new extension projects - Tuen Mun South Extension (TME) and Hung Shui Kiu Station (HSK) as detailed below are packaged under Contract 1551:


  • TME is the extension of the Tuen Ma Line (TML) southward from its existing terminal at Tuen Mun Station, via a new station at Tuen Mun Area 16, to a new terminus at Tuen Mun South in the vicinity of Tuen Mun Ferry Pier, serving more communities in the region by providing commuters with our safe, reliable, efficient and environmentally friendly railway service; and

  • HSK is a proposed new railway station to be constructed between Tin Shui Wai Station (TIS) and Siu Hong Station (SIH) on the existing TML, serving the Hung Shui Kiu / Ha Tsuen New Development Area (HSK/HT NDA) and nearby residents.

1.2 Expressions of Interest are invited from suitably qualified contractors who have the necessary experience, capability and resources to carry out the similar works for the aforesaid Projects.


2.  Scope of Works

The scope of Works for Contract 1551 comprises the design, manufacture and delivery, installation, testing and commissioning of 6 nos. 8-car trains for TME and HSK projects. The following Options will be included in the Contract:


a) Deletion of 2 nos. 8-car trains for HSK;


b) Addition of 7 nos. 8-car trains for TML operation;


c) Provision of spare parts, special tools and test equipment for the trains;


d) Deletion of provision of maintenance services during defects liability period.


3. Tentative Key Dates

Contract No.

Tender Issue

Tender Return

Contract Award

Contract Completion







4.  Expressions of Interest

To be considered for prequalification, interested parties having relevant resources, qualifications and experience are requested to express their interest on or before 2:00pm 29 June 2023 (Hong Kong Time) 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 in respect of this project for registration and expression of interest:



5.  Deadline to Return Answers / Information 

Suitable Applicants will 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 shall be carried out through the E-Tendering System at


For enquiries, please contact Ms. Van Tsang, Senior Project Commercial Manager via


6.  Other Matters

As part of the required information, each Applicant shall be required to submit audited accounts covering the three years prior to the date set for submission. When an Applicant is a joint venture then each partner shall submit separate accounts.


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, shall be used by MTR Corporation Limited for the prequalification of tenderers for this project.  


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.