The only bid for the High Speed Train Station Tender, which looks like a 'space base' to be built in Ankara, came from the partnership of Limak İnşaat-Kolin İnşaat-Cengiz İnşaat. TCDD sources pointed out that the only offer for the station, which will be completed in 2 years, will not create a competition problem and said, “The offer has been evaluated. It was seen that the documents were complete," he said.
TNCD Deputy General Manager İsmet Duman was the chairman of the commission for the fourth time. Duman, so far, the construction of airports in the construction-work-transfer (BOT) model will be implemented for the first time in a railway project, if this project is successfully completed the BOT model will apply to the next projects, he said. Recalling that 3 company has received specifications for the tender, Duman said that the only proposal came from the partnership of Limak Construction-Kolin Construction-Cengiz İnşaat.
According to the specification, the construction period will not exceed the 2 year, Duman said, after the necessary examinations and evaluations are made, the operating period offer will be opened.
TCDD sources pointed out that the single bid will not create a competition problem and said, “The tender was held open to the public. Therefore, there is no competition problem. The proposal was evaluated. It was seen that the documents were complete. We will open the financial offers in front of the press shortly. ”
Limak İnşaat Sanayi AŞ- GMR Joint Venture Group and İçtaş-Cengiz İnşaat partnership offered the Ankara High Speed Train Station tender. The Ministry of Transport did not find the tender held in March, which the best proposal of the İçtaş-Cengiz joint venture group offered, 'suitable'. The tender was then canceled by TCDD.
In the previous tender (from Ankara), the contractor would be given 2.5 dollars + VAT per passenger on the ticket. The duration was limited to 7 years. The passenger guarantee period was increased from 7 to 14 years in this tender. The amount to be paid per passenger was 1.5 dollars + VAT. The contractor will be assured for 14 million passengers in 80 years.
Ankara High Speed Train Station will be built on the land between Celal Bayar Boulevard and the existing station building. It will be built on an area of 21 thousand square meters. There will be passenger lounges and buffets on the ground floor of the station, which will have a capacity of 50 thousand per day and 15 million per year. Following the displacement of the lines in the existing station, the new station will have 12 420-meter-long 6-speed trains, 4 conventional, 2 suburban and freight train lines, where XNUMX high speed train sets can approach at the same time. With Ankara High Speed Train Station, the existing station will be used in coordination, and the two station buildings will be connected underground and aboveground. According to the project, a tunnel with a walking belt will be built from the Maltepe station of Ankaray, a light rail public transportation system.