RITES invites tender for manufacture and supply of bogie for cape gauge export coaches

RITES Limited, a Public Sector Enterprise under the Ministry of Railways, invites online e-tender for Manufacture, supply, installation and commissioning of bogie for cape gauge export coaches.

  • Tender Reference Number: 2022/RITES/EXPO/MOZ/Coach/17/Bogie
  • Name of Work: Manufacture, supply, installation and commissioning of bogie for cape gauge export coaches.
  • EMD: INR 8,75,000 Lakh
  • Completion Period: 02 Months
  • Document Download / Sale Start Date: 02nd November, 2022
  • Document Download / Sale End Date: 23rd November, 2022
  • Bid Submission Start Date: 10th November, 2022
  • Bid Submission End Date: 23rd November, 2022
  • Bid Opening Date: 24th November, 2022

Scope of Supply:

  • This contract is for the supply of the Goods of the description, specifications, and drawings, and in the quantities outlined in the contract on the dates specified therein.
  • Incidental Works/ Services: If so stipulated, the contractor shall be required to perform specified incidental Works/ Services (e.g., Installation, Commissioning, Operator’s Training etc. in case of Supply of Capital Goods/ Machinery & Plant) as an integral part of the Goods in the contract.

Technical Specifications and Standards:

  • The Goods & incidental Works/ Services to be provided by the contractor under this contract shall conform to the technical specifications and quality control parameters mentioned in ‘Technical Specification and Quality Assurance’ under Sections VII of the Tender Document or as stipulated in the contract.
  • Wherever references are made in the Contract to codes and standards by which it shall be executed, the edition or the revised version of such codes and standards shall be those specified in the Contract.
  • During Contract execution, any changes in any such codes and standards shall be applied only after approval by the Purchaser. For standards and requirements where no applicable specifications/ Quality Assurance are mentioned, appropriate latest authoritative standards and quality assurance issued by the concerned institution shall be applicable. The Goods supplied shall be.
  • Entirely brand new, unused, and incorporate all recent improvements in design and materials unless prescribed otherwise by the Procuring Entity in the contract.
  • Conform to materials, manufacture and workmanship as stipulated in the contract, free of all defects and faults using specified/ appropriate materials, manufacture, and workmanship throughout and consistent with the established and generally accepted standards for Goods of the type ordered and in full conformity with the contract specification, drawing or sample, if any.


  • This bogie is two-axle type, with a primary and secondary suspension. The bogie frame consists of two side members of Y- shaped longitudinal beam connected by two tubular steel members. The side members consist of structural steel and welding is done to form box sections.
  • Bogie is to be designed for maximum operating speed of 100 KMPH. Axle guidance is provided by an articulated control arm through a resilient bush. This is a two stage suspension bogie.
  • The car body rests on the transverse beam, transverse beam rests on Flexi Coil helical springs, which rests on Y shaped side beam. The bogie frame rests on primary stage helical springs, which are resting on the control arm. The tracking and braking force from axle to bogie frame is transferred through articulated control arm system of primary suspension.
  • The technical features of bogies area) Box Section Welded Bogie Frame made up of two longitudinal components connected by two cross beams and frame rests on the primary suspension spring units and supports the vehicle body by means of transverse beam. The transverse beam is connected to the bogie frame by secondary suspension.
  • The frame supports the brake units. The bogie frame rests on the primary suspension spring units and supports the vehicle body by means of a transverse beam.
  • Primary suspension consists of two steel coil springs (internal/external) laid out on the Control Arm upper part. Primary vertical dampers are used to damp the accelerations caused due to track irregularities. Alternate proven arrangement for cape gauge bogie may also be proposed.
  • Secondary suspension consists of two spring packs which sustain the transverse beam over the bogie frame. Each spring pack is made up of an internal and external Flexi-coil spring. Alternate proven arrangement for cape gauge bogie may also be proposed. Two vertical dampers, one lateral damper and two yaw dampers have been provided to damp the high frequency forces.
  • A pad is used below and above the secondary springs which is providing ball type joint between bogie frame & spring, spring & transverse beam to provide lateral flexibility.
  • Cartridge Taper Roller Bearing — Bogie is fitted with Cartridge Type Roller Bearings. These are self-contained, preassembled, pre-lubricated, maintenance free and are totally enclosed to avoid manual handling. These are applied and removed from the axles without exposing the bearing elements or lubricant to avoid contamination or damage. The overhaul cycle is 0.6 million KM.
  • Dampers — Each bogie is provided with 4 primary vertical, 2 secondary vertical, 1 secondary lateral and 2 yaw dampers. These are hydraulic shock absorbers to absorb the accelerations caused due to track irregularities and opposing force depending on the speed of the movement.
S. No.DeliverableQty.
1Manufacture, Supply, Installation & Commissioning of Bogies for Cape Gauge passenger coaches10 coach sets of Bogies
2Technical Support at MCF, Raebareli for integration of bogies with the shell Assembly, as needed.
3Warranty support for 24 months from date of commissioning of the equipment at MCF, Raebareli or 30 months from the date of supply, whichever is earlier
4Training to about 10 RITES’/ Mozambique Railways’ representatives at their premises in India for a period of about 10 days.
5Operation & Maintenance Manuals and Spare parts & Tools catalogues8 sets of hard copies and soft copies
  • Each Coach set consists of 2 Bogies. Therefore, the total number of bogies to be supplied is 20 Nos. The type wise break-up for the 10 Coach sets of Bogies is as under:
S. No.Type of BogiesDrawing No.Qty. (Coach Sets of Bogies)
1For Coaches other than Power CarsBogie General Arrangement of Cape Gauge MLC0000110


  • Subject to provisions in the Tender Document, participation in this Tender Process is open to all bidders who fulfil the ‘Eligibility’ and ‘Qualification criteria. Bidder should meet the following eligibility criteria as of the date of his bid submission and should continue to meet these till the award of the contract. Bidder shall be required to declare fulfilment of Eligibility Criteria in Form 1.2 (Eligibility Declarations).
  • The Bidder, unless otherwise stipulated in TIS/ AITB:
    • Be a natural person, private entity, or public entity (State-owned enterprise or institution).
    • Unless permitted explicitly in TIS/ AITB, not be (or proposes to be, a Joint Venture/ Consortium (an association of several persons, firms, or companies – hereinafter referred to as JV/C).
    • Be a manufacturer of the product offered or be dealer authorised by the Principal/ OEM.


  • Scope of supply shall consist of complete bogie arrangement as per the Bogie General Arrangement drawings given in the above table.
  • The attached drawings are for reference purpose and manufacturing to be done after getting the final version of drawings from MCF/RBL.
  • Fully assembled wheelset consisting of wheel discs, axle and bearings (item No. 1 of each of the above drawings) would be supplied as “free supply” to the premises of the contractor.
  • Fitment of the assembled wheelset and supply of the complete bogie shall be in the scope of the contractor.
  • Assembled wheelsets shall be provided by MCF/RITES to the supplier.
  • For the same, the contractor would be expected to submit a Bank Guarantee equal to the value of about 40 wheel sets for a period of about three months.

Tender documents may be downloaded from CPPP website https://etenders.gov.in/eprocure/app and from RITES website https://www.rites.com/

Source: RITES- Tender | Image Credit (representational): MoR