The Ukrainian Railways public joint-stock company (Ukrzaliznytsia) has invited tenders for supply of 54 passenger cars at the projected cost of UAH 1.521 billion (including value-added tax) on May 14. The relevant information is posted in the ProZorro electronic public procurement portal.

Applications to participate in the tender will be accepted until 10:00 on June 14.

The tender is divided into four lots. The first lot is for supply of 21 compartment cars at the expected cost of UAH 588.916 million. The second is for supply of 20 SV compartment cars at the cost of UAH 550.498 million.

The third lot is for supply of 11 compartment cars with a compartment for the train driver at the cost of UAH 316.664 million. The fourth is for supply of two compartment cars for use on international trips at the cost of UAH 64.56 million.

The winner will be the company that offers the most affordable price.

All the passenger cars are to be delivered before the end of this year.

As reported earlier, Ukrzaliznytsia expected the cost of a new passenger car to be UAH 23.5 million in 2018. However, based on the latest tender, the average cost is UAH 28.2 million.