MoD – Odense Light Rail Transit – Denmark - Project Profile
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The Municipality of Odense (MoD), through ODENSE Letbane P/S, the public company, is undertaking the Odense Light Rail Transit project in Odense, Denmark.
The project involves the construction of a 21.4km light-rail transit (LRT) line. The project is being implemented in two phases.
The first phase involves the construction of a 14.4km line connecting Tarup in the north with Hjallelese in the south, calling at 26 stations along the route. It will run through Bolbro, Odense city centre and the railway station, and on to the campus of the University of Southern Denmark, the developing area around the new University teaching hospital ending at the Hjallese Railway Station.
The second phase involves the construction of a 7km line connecting Vollsmose in the north with the Odense zoo in the south. Two more additional branches will run from Vollsmose via Vesterbro, connecting to the first phase at Rosengardcentret; and from Odense Zoo to the city center stop.
Parsons Brinckerhoff has been appointed to assist with project management and provide strategic and economic advice, COWI appointed as the technical consultant with SYSTRA and ETC as sub-consultant.
PLH, Atelier Villes & Paysages, Ramboll and MBD Design have been appointed as the architect for the first phase of the project. The scope of contract for Ramboll was to design all stations and 10 substations.
Nira Construction has been appointed as lead consultant for the first phase.
In November 2013, Odense government agreed to fund US$200 million for the first phase. Odense City Council will fund US$109 million for operation-related costs, including the rolling stock and a control center and Syddanmark region will fund the rest US$436 million capital cost.
ODENSE Letbane P/S, responsible for developing the first light rail line in Denmark's third-largest city, to tender the project as four separate packages, rather than an single design, build, operation and maintenance (DBOM) tender as originally proposed.
The four packages are CW - Civil Works, RS - Rolling Stock (train sets), TS – Transportation Systems (Transportsystemer), O&M – Operations and Maintenance (Drift og Vedligeholdelse). It will be awarded in lots.
The CW covers the all works outside the tramway construction zone, as well as a Park & Ride facility, the TS all works inside the tramway construction zone as well as supporting systems/equipment, the RS covers the supplying of track, and the O&M covers the operations and maintenance of the entire Odense Tramway System for a period of 8 years
In July 2015, ODENSE Letbane P/S has invited request for qualification (RFQ) from prospective bidders to submit proposal the supply of RS and TS. The submission deadline is August 31, 2015.
The O&M package is expected to be tendered out during 2017.
The TS encompasses track, electrification, telecoms, Scada, signalling, a control and maintenance center, and stations, while RS includes supplying 14 low-floor LRVs, which will be 30m long and 2.65m wide.
In September 2015, ODENSE Letbane P/S has pre-qualified 15 companies and consortia of 36 applicants for the TS & RS package. The bidding process begins in November 2015 and preferred supplier to be selected by October 2016.
The following companies have been pre-qualified to "Odense Tramway - L1 - Transportation System" as a single procurement:
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