The Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of Distance Protection Relays at the 25 Kv Ac Traction Substation (Brakrivier) in the Eastern Cape

Tender Summary:

PTH/54726CIDB (Required CIDB grading: 2 EP or Higher)

2019-10-23 10:00

Tender Closed on: 2019-11-05 10:00

Electrical Equipment and Supplies, Electrical Services

Eastern Cape, Port Elizabeth, Umhlanga

Transnet SOC Ltd

Bid Number: PTH/54726CIDB (Required CIDB grading: 2 EP or  Higher)

Bid Description: The supply, installation, testing and commissioning of distance protection relays at the 25 KV AC traction substation (Brakrivier) in the Eastern Cape.

Name of Institution: Transnet Freight Rail

Place where goods, works or services are required: Brakrivier Substation

Compulsory briefing /site inspection:

A compulsory briefing session will be conducted at the TFR Infra depot, Broad Street, North End, Port Elizabeth on the 23rd of October 2019 at 10:00 for a period of +/- 1 hour. Immediately after the compulsory briefing session, a compulsory site inspection to the Brakrivier substation will follow and all respondents will travel to the substation which is +/- 20 km from Port Elizabeth by following the TFR representatives. Person for direction is : Gama (Contact 073 8505 123)

[Respondents to provide own transportation and accommodation]. The briefing/site inspection session will start punctually and information will not be repeated for the benefit of Respondents arriving late.


All people entering Transnet premises may be subjected to a substance abuse test.

This is a standard safety requirement for TFR, when entering any operational area in order that TFR may address the risk of injury. Any person that fails such test will not be permitted to enter the premises and thereby forfeits rights to be allowed access to the briefing/site inspection session and will subsequently not be permitted to submit a bid for the RFQ.

All respondents attending the briefing / site inspection session are also required to wear safety boots or shoes and a reflective jacket for safety reasons in order to gain access to Transnet’s premises. Respondents failing to comply with these requirements will not be allowed to enter the Transnet premises on the day of the briefing/site inspection session.     

Date Published:   14 October 2019
Closing Date / Time:  05 November 2019 @10:00
Contact Person: Granville van Der Merwe
Email: [email protected]
Telephone number: 041 507 2715
FAX Number: N/A

Where bid documents can be obtained:

Physical Address: The Tender Admin Office, FC Sturrock Building, Ground Floor Foyer, Fleming Street, Port Elizabeth, 6001 at a cost of R 100.00 per tender.

Where bids should be delivered:
Physical Address: The Secretariat, Transnet Freight Rail Acquisition Council (Admin Support Office), Ground Floor Foyer (Tender Box), FC Sturrock Building, Fleming Street, Port Elizabeth, 6001

Briefing Session
A compulsory briefing session will be held on:
Date: 23  October 2019
Time: 10:00
Venue: TFR Infra depot, Broad Street, North End, Port Elizabeth. 

Person for direction is : Gama (Contact 073 8505 123)

Special Conditions: A non-refundable tender fee of R100.00 is applicable per tender document only if a copy is required from the Transnet tender office.

1.    Payment is to be made to:

Account Name: Transnet Freight Rail.

Account: Standard Bank.

Account Number: 203158598.

Branch code: 004805.

2.    The deposit slip must reflect the RFQ number and the Company Name.

3.    Receipt/s to be submitted when collecting the RFQ document.

4. If Bidders intend to download the RFQ from the National Treasury eTender Publication Portal at, free of charge they are required to send their contact details to the following address: [email protected] by Tuesday, 22 October 2019 at 15:00. This is to ensure that any required communication (e.g. addenda to the RFQ) in relation to this RFQ reaches those intending to respond.

Transnet will not be held liable if Bidders do not respond by this date and do not receive the latest information regarding this RFQ as a result thereof.

Additional Special Conditions

In terms of paragraph 3 of the NATIONAL TREASURY SCM INSTRUCTION NO 4 OF 2016/2017, which became effective on 1 May 2016,

Transnet must ensure that:

 Suppliers of Transnet are registered on the Central Supplier Database [CSD] before any procurement related activities commences;

  The CSD can be used as the single list of prospective suppliers for Transnet

Furthermore, according to paragraph 5.6

Transnet may only award bids to suppliers after verifying that the supplier is registered as prospective suppliers on the National Treasury Central Supplier Database.



Transnet Freight Rail urges Clients & Suppliers to report fraud/corruption at

Transnet Tip Off Hotline: 0800 003 056

Email: [email protected] : Fax Number:  0800 007 788: Freepost DN 298, Umhlanga Rocks, 4320


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