EOI invited for the provision of long term catering services on current and new regional fleet for NSW Trains.
This tender opportunity is not expected to lead to the award of a contract, or the award details will be advertised elsewhere. Please telephone or email the contact officer for details
Additional Details / Instructions
NSW Government is replacing the regional fleet of XPT, XPLORER and Endeavour trains and building a maintenance facility to service the new fleet in Dubbo, NSW.
The new fleet will enter service from late 2023 and improve safety, provide comfort and reliability for customers travelling from Sydney to regional NSW, Canberra, Melbourne and Brisbane.
The new fleet will consist of 117 new carriages forming:
- 10 regional intercity trains ( 30 carriages in 3 car sets)
- 9 short regional trains (27 carriages in 3 car sets)
- 10 long regional trains (60 carriages in 6 car sets)
NSW Trains currently operate a buy-on-board catering services for long distance rail travel.
The externally-sourced service consists of sourcing and purchasing of food and beverages; logistics services including storage, inventory management and handling.
The purpose of the EOI is to seek information from the respondents that can demonstrate their capacity and capability to provide long term Catering Services to NSW Trains.
EOI’s will be evaluated and respondents short-listed for detailed RFP process in Q4 2019.
Address for Lodgement
Conditions for Participation
Significant resources and experience in provision of Catering Services(for the purpose of stating the pre-selection criteria)