Indian Railways launches ‘pilot project’ for e-Auction of Commercial Earning and Non-Fare Revenue contracts

Indian Railways has launched a ‘pilot project’ for e-Auction of Commercial Earning and Non-Fare Revenue contracts, on eleven Divisions over nine Zonal Railways.

The major features of e-Auction pilot project are as under:

  • This is for the contracts for leasing of parcel space, parking lots, and commercial publicity.
  • Quick finalization of contract, and quick re-award in case failure of any contract.
  • No geographical restriction on bidders/ applicants for registration and participation in any e-Auction throughout Indian Railways.
  • Relaxed eligibility criteria.
  • E-Auction (online) only through IREPS.
  • Auction catalogues to be published minimum 12 days prior to the day of auction to ensure ease-of-doing-business.

 The following Divisions have been short-listed to participate in the pilot project:

S.No. Divisions Contact no. of Sr. DCMs
1 Ahmedabad Division (Western Railway) 9724093950
2 Asansol Division (Eastern Railway) 9002023950
3 Bengaluru Division (South Western Railway) 9731666950
4 Chakradharpur Division (South Eastern Railway) 9771482950
5 Chennai Division (Southern Railway) 9003061951
6 Delhi Division (Northern Railway) 9717631950, 9717631951
7 Lucknow Division (Northern Railway) 9794833950, 97948 33951
8 Lucknow Division (North Eastern Railway) 9794842950
9 Mumbai Division (Central Railway) 8828119950
10 Secunderabad Division (South Central Railway) 9701371950
11 Varanasi Division (North Eastern Railway) 9794843950

Interested parties may visit IREPS website ( for further information and Division-wise dates of e-auctions. In case of any problems in participation in the e-Auctions, Senior Divisional Commercial Manager (Sr.DCM) of the concerned Division may be contacted.

For any assistance in online registration, ‘IREPS Helpdesk’ may be approached at

Source: PIB- Press Release 

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