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RFT ID EOI - Catering Services - Current and New Regional
RFT Type Notice
Published 29-Apr-2019
Closes 17-May-2019 5:00pm
Category (based on UNSPSC)
90101603 - Catering services
Agency NSW Trains

Contact Person
Shashidhar Rao
Phone: 0436 471 642

Tender Details

EOI invited for the provision of long term catering services on current and new regional fleet for NSW Trains.


NSW Regions: Far North Coast, Mid North Coast, New England, Central Coast, Hunter, Cumberland/Prospect, Nepean, Northern Sydney, Inner West, South East Sydney, South West Sydney, Central West, Orana/Far West, Riverina/Murray, Illawarra, Southern Highlands

RFT Type

Notice - A notice published on this website that relates to procurement or other relevant matters. It does not normally require any formal response. This is not a tender.

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

In order to express your interest in the provision of Catering Services, Tenderers are required to respond with an email to and include the following: 1) Tender No and Title, 2) RFT ID, 3) Organisation Name, 4) ACN/ABN, 5) Contact Name, 6) Organisation/contact postal address, 7) Contact email address (preferably an email address with the contact person's name), 8) Contact phone number To gain access to the tender documents in Ariba over the internet once access is provided, please ensure that you are using PC with web browser: • Google Chrome 54+ (64 –bit) • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7-11(32-bit) • Mozilla Firefox 24 or 27(ESR) • Safari 9+ (64-bit) • Microsoft Edge (32-bit)

Conditions for Participation

Significant resources and experience in provision of Catering Services(for the purpose of stating the pre-selection criteria)

Multi Agency Access