Provision of Robotic Coil Spring Test Plant in KBD (Contract No.: Q102677)

Prequalification Invitation


Provision of Robotic Coil Spring Test Plant in KBD
Contract No.: Q102677



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



1.  Background Information


MTR Corporation Limited invites qualified contractors to express their interest in tendering for the Provision of Robotic Coil Spring Test Plant in Kowloon Bay Depot (KBD).



2.  Scope of Works


The Scope of Works comprises of design, supply, delivery, installation, testing and commissioning of the Robotic Coil Spring Test Plant including coil spring tester, robotic coil spring handling system, robotic visual measurement system and coil spring assembly robot for testing and assembling the coil springs of various types of passenger trains with 12 months warranty period.



3.  Tentative Key Dates


Contract No.

Tender Issue

Tender Return


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 2:00 p.m. on 4 December 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 expression of interest:


For enquiries, please contact Ms. Cynthia Cheng, Senior Procurement & Contracts Officer, on (852) 2993 8310 or by fax (852) 2993 7721.



5.  Deadline to Return Answers / Information


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 shall 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, 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.

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.