Railcar Maintenance and Locomotive Piloting Services

Specification number: RH20-1812

Status: Awarded to High Country Raicar

Start date: 05/20/20

End date: 06/03/20

Project Description:

Platte River has the need for Railcar Maintenance and Locomotive Piloting Services at its Rawhide Energy Station site.
• Rail Locomotive Piloting Services: This project will include locomotive piloting during coal train unloading, and locomotive piloting during switching and train movements (approximately 100 to 120 trains/year; approximately 750,000 to 1 million tons/year).
• Railcar Repair and Maintenance: This project will include inspection and maintenance of Platte River Power Authority’s aluminum rotary gondola coal car fleet (approximately 122 cars).

Pre-Qualification requirements:

Bid proposals will be considered only from those bidders who have submitted their qualifications prior to issuance of the specifications and bid documents, and have been approved on the basis of those qualifications. Two (2) qualification forms must be submitted by each prospective bidder: (1) Bidder Pre-Qualification Form and (1) Contractor Safety Qualification Packet

Completed qualification forms must be received by Platte River not later than 11:00 a.m., local Mountain Time, Wednesday, June 3, 2020.

NOTE: ALL requested information must be provided. Failure to submit the requested information will result in a denial of bidder's qualifications.

The Request for Proposal document below identifies the schedule of submittal dates for the project.

Please contact contractadmin@prpa.org for any questions.

Forms and specifications can be obtained through the following links:

Qualified bidders:

  • High Country Railcar
  • Midland Railway Supply