September 03, 2015

Tunisia invites bids for diesel locomotives

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TUNISIAN National Railways (SNCFT) has issued a call for tender for the supply of a fleet of 20 diesel-electric freight locomotives. 

The metre-gauge CoCo locomotives will have ac traction equipment and will be used to haul phosphate trains in the south of Tunisia.

The tender is open to single suppliers or consortia, and bids can include offers to finance the deal, but this is not a prerequisite for winning the contract. The deadline for submission of tenders is October 20.

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