Supply of Battery Electric Locomotives (Contract No.: Q070242)

Prequalification Invitation


Supply of Battery Electric Locomotives

Contract No.: Q070242


MTR Corporation Limited invites qualified suppliers to express their interest in tendering for the supply of 13 units battery electric locomotive, with an option of 6 units. The locomotives shall be running on MTR DUAT Lines with track gauge of 1432 mm, maximum gradient of 3.2%, minimum radius of 140 m at depot, maximum axle load of 17 ton, maximum cant of 150 mm, and maximum cant gradient of 1:440.


The battery electric locomotives shall be bi-mode operated (1500 VDC catenary or traction battery) and be capable to drive in tandem or multiple unit at speed not less than 65 kph on tangent level track with 204 ton trailing load.


The prequalification process for the tender will take place in July 2019 and tenders will be invited in August 2019.


In order to be considered for prequalification, interested parties having relevant resources, qualifications and experience are requested to express their interest on or before 2:00 p.m. (Hong Kong Time) on 5 July 2019 via the MTR Corporation Limited’s E-Tendering System.


Upon expression of interest, the applicants will receive 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 the date specified in the invitation.


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. Ron Au, Senior Procurement Officer on (852) 2993 2251 or by fax (852) 2993 7721.


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