RITES seeks JV Partner for Development, Operation & Maintenance of Private Freight Terminals under Railway Board’s PFT policy

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RITES Ltd., a Public Sector Enterprise under the Ministry of Railways (Employer) has invited “EOI” for Selection of Joint Venture Partner(s) for Development, Operation & Maintenance of Private Freight Terminals (PFTs) at multiple locations in India under Railway Board’s PFT policy.

  • Tender Reference Number: EOI/PFT/RITES/TnE/02
  • Document Download / Sale Start Date: 28-Jul-2021
  • Document Download / Sale End Date: 17-Aug-2021
  • Bid Submission Start Date: 28-Jul-2021
  • Bid Submission End Date: 17-Aug-2021
  • Bid Opening Date: 18-Aug-2021


  • RITES Limited (RITES) is a Mini Ratana, Category-I , Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE), under the administrative control of the Ministry of Railways (MoR) intends to enter into the business of development, operation and maintenance of railway Private Freight Terminals (PFTs) under the extant policy guidelines of Ministry of Railway (Railway Board) (enclosed at Appendix VII) with entities having appropriate land parcels where PFT could be established, and meeting the eligibility criteria.

Scope of work:

  • SPV shall utilize the land for development/ construction & operation of a Private Freight Terminal as per extant policy guidelines of Indian Railways. This may however require installation of fixed structure like warehouses etc. as per the end requirements.
  • The SPV shall broadly be responsible for
    • Obtaining approval from Indian Railways,
    • Construction & operation management of PFT
    • Development of any additional infrastructure as required at the Project Sites as per the provisions of an agreement to be entered into business.
  • The SPV shall also be responsible for financing of all capital works, incurring O&M expenses, marketing of its services and realization of revenues.
  • The approval of this PFT is proposed to be 30 years as per Railway Board policy from the date of signing of the Agreement.
  • SPV shall have the right to provide service activity which shall comprise of the any one or combination of following business activities:
    • Approval from Railway Board
    • Construction of PFT
    • Commissioning of PFT
    • Marketing
    • Operation of PFT
    • Maintenance of PFT
  • The proposed layout plan of a PFT is enclosed at Appendix VI.

About RITES Limited:  

  • RITES Limited is a Miniratna (Category-I) Schedule ‘A’ Public Sector Enterprise and a leading player in the transport consultancy and engineering sector in India, having diversified services and geographical reach.
  • Company has an experience spanning 46 years and has undertaken projects in over 55 countries across Asia, Africa, Latin America, South America and the Middle East region.
  • RITES Limited is the only export arm of Indian Railways for providing rolling stock overseas (other than Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia).
  • RITES Ltd., an ISO 9001:2015 company, is a multi-disciplinary consultancy organization in the fields of transport, infrastructure and related technologies. 
  • It provides a comprehensive array of services under a single roof and believes in transfer of technology to client organizations. 
  • In overseas projects, RITES actively pursues and develops cooperative links with local consultants / firms, as means of maximum utilization of local resources and as an effective instrument of sharing its expertise.

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

Recent Tender:

Following are the tenders invited by RITES recently:

  • Tender Reference Number: RITES/UT/CO/COIMB/TGS/2020/2 
    • Name of work: Topographical survey using DGPS, Total Station, Auto Level and preparation of drawings using mapping software & Utilities Collection for Feasibility and Detailed Project Report for Mass Rapid Transit System in Coimbatore” in two packages, package-I & package II. This tender document is for Package-II (Corridors C-2 & C-4).
    • Estimated Cost of Work: INR 29.23 Lakh
  • Tender Reference Number: 08/OT/SECL-CHHAL/ Electrical OHE-General /2021
    • Name of work: Design, Drawing, Supply, Erection, Testing & Commissioning of 25 KV OHE system with modification in connection with construction of connectivity with proposed feeder line of East Rail Corridor within the lease hold boundary of project for coal evacuation through rail at Chhal Opencast Seam III (6MTY) Project, Raigarh Area, Dist. Raigarh, Chhattisgarh, from Ch.8400 to Ch.9630.110 at Bilaspur Division, S.E.C.Rly.
    • Estimated Cost of Work: INR 3.78 Crore
    • Time for Completion: 12 Months
  • Tender Reference Number: RITES/GM/NGP/ WCL/Wani/GT/T 08 2021
    • Name of work: Geotechnical Investigation for 11nos. of RCC Box bridges, 5nos. of major bridges and 1no. of major bridge on Wardha River in connection with the Construction of Railway Siding at Mungoli-Nirguda Open Cast Mine of Wani Area of WCL
    • Estimated Cost of Work: INR 16.80 Lakh
    • Time for Completion: 60 days

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

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