Procurement of Reliability and Safety Software (2nd Rebid)

Date Published: 2020-02-10
Date Closing: 2020-03-03 10:00:00
Category: Systems Integration
Budget: 19,500,000.00
Procuring Entity: Philippine National Railways
Area of Delivery: Metro Manila
Classification: Goods
Procurement Mode: Public Bidding

This Opportunity has Expired

Project Description:

Procurement of Reliability and Safety Software (2nd Rebid)

1. The Philippine National Railways, through the General Appropriations Act (GAA) for CY 2019 (Special Provision) intends to apply the sum of Nineteen Million Five Hundred Thousand and 00/100 Pesos (?19,500,000.00) being the Approved Budget for the Contract (ABC) to payments under the contract for Procurement of Reliability and Safety Software. Bids received in excess of the ABC shall be automatically rejected at bid opening.

2. The Philippine National Railways now invites bids for Procurement of Reliability and Safety Software. The scope of work shall be procurement, delivery and supply of required software site license, installation, computer hardware and software, training, and maintenance. Completion of all works required under the contract is required within Sixty (60) calendar days. Bidders should have completed, within five (5) years from the date of submission and receipt of bids, a contract similar to the Project. The description of an eligible bidder is contained in the Bidding Documents, particularly, in Section II. Instructions to Bidders.

3. Bidding will be conducted through open competitive bidding procedures using a non-discretionary ?pass/fail? criterion as specified in the 2016 Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act (RA) 9184, otherwise known as the ?Government Procurement Reform Act?.

Bidding is restricted to Filipino citizens/sole proprietorships, partnerships, or organizations with at least sixty percent (60%) interest or outstanding capital stock belonging to citizens of the Philippines, and to citizens or organizations of a country the laws or regulations of which grant similar rights or privileges to Filipino citizens, pursuant to RA 5183.

4. Interested bidders may obtain further information from Philippine National Railways and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address given below from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

5. A complete set of Bidding Documents may be acquired by interested Bidders on 10 February 2020 from the address below and upon payment of the applicable fee for the Bidding Documents, pursuant to the latest Guidelines issued by the GPPB, in the amount of Twenty-Five Thousand Pesos (?25,000.00).

PNR BAC Secretariat
4th level, Legal Division
PNR Executive Building
Mayhaligue Street, Tutuban, Tondo, Manila

It may also be downloaded free of charge from the website of the Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System (PhilGEPS) and the website of the Procuring Entity at, provided that Bidders shall pay the applicable fee for the Bidding Documents not later than the submission of their bids.

6. The Philippine National Railways will hold a Pre-Bid Conference on 17 February ****:00 am at PNR Board Room, 4th level, PNR Executive Bldg., Mayhaligue St. Tutuban, Tondo, Manila, which shall be open to prospective bidders.

7. Bids must be duly received by the BAC Secretariat at the address stated above on or before 2 March ****:00 am. All Bids must be accompanied by a bid security in any of the acceptable forms and in the amount stated in ITB Clause 18.

Bid opening shall immediately follow after bid submission in the presence of the Bidders who choose to attend or their duly authorized respective representatives. Late bids shall not be accepted.

8. The Philippine National Railways reserves the right to reject any and all bids, declare a failure of bidding, or not award the contract at any time prior to contract award in accordance with Section 41 of RA 9184 and its IRR, without thereby incurring any liability to the affected bidder or bidders.

9. For further information, please refer to:

PNR Bids and Awards Committee
4th level, Legal Division
PNR Executive Building
Mayhaligue Street, Tutuban, Tondo, Manila
(****; (**** loc. 338 or 150

Chairman, PNR BAC 2