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SERVICE PRIOR INFORMATION NOTICE

Supervision of the Rehabilitation of the Tororo-Gulu Railway line
Uganda

1.    Publication reference

< Publication reference >

2.    Procedure

International Restricted Tender

3.    Programme title

Contribution to the Development Initiative for Northern Uganda through the rehabilitation of the Tororo-Gulu railway

4.    Financing

National Indicative Programme 11th EDF Uganda

5.    Contracting Authority

The Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development acting as the National Authorising Officer in Uganda

6.    Nature of contract

Fee-based

7.    Contract description

The provision of supervision and related consultancy services for the works for the rehabilitation of the Tororo-Gulu Meter Gauge Railway. The overall project consists of rehabilitating the existing non-operational railway line between Tororo and Gulu, fostering mutual benefit with the Gulu Logistic Hub and building capacity of the agency in charge of managing and monitoring the railway concession.

8.    Indicative budget

EUR 1,650,000

9.    Intended timing of publication of the contract notice

April 2018

10. Additional information

The indicative budget is inclusive of all taxes.

11. Legal basis

Annex IV to the Partnership Agreement between the members of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States of the one part, and the European Community and its Member States, of the other part, signed in Cotonou on 23 June 2000 as amended in Luxembourg on 25 June 2005 and in Ouagadougou on 22 June 2010. Reference is made to Annex IV as revised by Decision 1/2014 of the ACP-EU Council of Ministers of 20 June 2014.

Remarks:

There must be a minimum period of 30 calendar days between the publication of this prior information notice and the publication of the corresponding contract notice.

No applications or requests for information should be sent at this stage.

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