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Traction Power Supervisory System Replacement

Issued by Queensland Rail Limited

Invitation to Offer

Status: Awarded
Mega Category: Information and communication technology
Number: QRP2116a
Released: Mon, 17 Jan 2022 at 12:00AM Brisbane, Queensland
Closed: Fri, 18 Feb 2022 at 2:00PM Brisbane, Queensland
Awarded: Fri, 21 Oct 2022 at 12:00AM Brisbane, Queensland
UNSPSC: Power generation control equipment - (100%)
Region/s: Cairns & Far North Queensland
Mount Isa & North West Region
The Central West
South West & Darling Downs
Mackay Whitsunday Region
Wide Bay Burnett
South East Queensland

This Tender has been awarded - please click here to view the Contract details.

Section 1

Tender Overview

Founded in 1865, Queensland Rail has a proud history of connecting Queensland communities and supporting local jobs, industries and economies. We are committed to providing a customer-focused, safe, modern and world-class rail service for Queenslanders. With total assets valued at $8 billion, and a network that extends more than 6,600 kilometres across the state, we are also focused on providing customers and Queenslanders with an efficient and value for money service.

In 2004, Queensland Rail commissioned a Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) program known as the Traction Power Supervisory System (TPSS) to monitor and control the traction power supply along the electrified sections of the Queensland Rail network. The TPSS operates the hardware and software that connect the Electric Control Operator (ECO) located in the Rail Management Centre (RMC) to the field Remote Terminal Units (RTUs) located at each high voltage infrastructure site to ensure network operations are conducted in accordance with electrical safety requirements.

The current TPSS consists of two separate Production CitectSCADA V6.1 with Queensland Rail TPSS Configuration including:

  • Redundant Citect system for Traction Power Control (including redundant SQL servers).
  • Redundant Citect system for ICCP communications with the power supply authority.
  • SISCO AX-S4 non secure ICCP to the power supply authority systems.
  • Two Operator workstations each with three monitors.
  • Two Operator workstations each with three monitors as emergency / backup.
  • One Engineering workstation.
  • ~14K physical I/O points configured (excluding internal flags).
  • ~315 visualisation windows and 1700 devices with various controls.
  • DNP3 non secure over Ethernet protocol in use, communicating with ~100 outstations (at time of writing, September 2021, not all sites are Ethernet

As the network continues to expand so does the requirement of supporting systems and infrastructure to maintain operational capability. Queensland Rail is seeking to install a new advanced TPSS that utilises a modern platform to provide a flexible and reliable system that is also expandable, updateable, and easily maintained to replace the current TPSS. The new system will provide improved operational, network functionality and disaster recovery capability along with providing increased capacity to accommodate network expansion.

Tenderers who wish to access the complete package of tender documents and are interested in submitting a response please follow the below instructions:

1. Tenderers are to email the nominated Contact Officer (timothy.goodberg@qr.com.au) to register for access to the tender documents and online response form in the Ariba Sourcing system.

2. If the Tenderer elects to submit a tender response, they must do so by using the Ariba Sourcing system.

3. Tenderers are encouraged to carefully read all documentation available for download in the Ariba Sourcing system to ensure the tender submitted meets all Queensland Rail’s requirements. Queensland Rail will only accept tender responses submitted via the Ariba Sourcing system.

For this tender (QRP-21-16), the information uploaded on QTenders is not all the tender information, however it is intended to assist suppliers / interested tenderers to determine whether the scope of works is suitable for their company profile and capability. All enquiries in relation to this tender must be made in writing to the Contact Officer above.

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Section 2

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Other Contacts
users Tim Goodberg
Type Contractual
phone PHONE: (07) 30720861
email timothy.goodberg@qr.com.au

Section 3

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