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Long Island Rail Road current procurement opportunities

Updated Jan 11, 2023
To obtain a copy of a Solicitation Document, please fax your requests to 718-558-3605. Include your name, company name, full address with zip code, phone number, and solicitation number.

Notice to bidders

New York State Lobbying Law of 2005

Chapter 1 of the Laws of 2005, as amended by Chapter 596 of the Laws of 2005 (collectively referred to as the "Lobbying Law"), makes major changes to the Legislative Law and State Finance Law, which regulate lobbying on government procurements. It creates two new sections in the State Finance Law that restrict contacts, require disclosure of certain contacts, and address the responsibility of bidders and proposers, during the procurement process. These sections are effective as of January 1, 2006.

COMPLIANCE WITH NEW YORK STATE'S STATE FINANCE LAW SECTIONS 139-j AND 139-k, is made part of all solicitation packages in compliance with the Lobbying Law.  For additional information, all Bidders/Proposers are urged to access the New York State Office of General Services website or call 518-474-5607.

Procurement & Logistics upcoming solicitations

To obtain a copy of a Solicitation Document, please fax your requests to 718-558-3605. Include your name, company name, full address with zip code, phone number, and solicitation number.

Current solicitations

IFB# 411174 - Purchase & Deliver of Canopy Roof for Ronkonkoma Yard Car Cleaning Platform
  • Solicitation Number

IFB# 411174- Purchase & Deliver of Canopy Roof for Ronkonkoma Yard Car Cleaning Platform

  • Solicitation Category

Transportation, Bus, Rail, Marine & Aviation - Commodities

  • Contract Term

2023-2024

  • Title/Description

IFB# 411174- Purchase & Deliver of Canopy Roof for Ronkonkoma Yard Car Cleaning Platform

The Long Island Rail Road Company (LIRR) hereby solicits bids from prospective bidders to provide all necessary labor and transportation necessary to manufacture and deliver to 1100 Railroad Avenue - Ronkonkoma, NY 11779: Canopy Roof for the Ronkonkoma Yard Train Car Cleaning Platform Project in accordance with the Technical Specifications dated 2/4/2022 included with solicitation. Installation services are not included in this procurement and will be performed by LIRR forces.

Incumbent: None

  • Availability Date

12/13/2022

  • Opening Due Date & Time

01/19/2023 2:00 PM

  • Attachments/Details

This solicitation is available on the http://www.mymta.info/ portal only. All vendors wishing to participate must obtain and submit all solicitations through the portal.

  • Contact Person      

Neil Ackerman

  • Telephone Number

718-725-2661

  • Email Address        

njacker@lirr.org  

  • Mailing Address        

Long Island Rail Road

144-41 94th Ave. – MC 0335

Jamaica, NY 11435

LIRR RFEI 122023 – LIRR Continuity of Operations Planning Services
  • Solicitation Number

LIRR RFEI 122023 – LIRR Continuity of Operations Planning Services

  • Solicitation Category

Information Technology - Consulting & Other Services

  • Contract Term

Requests for information (RFI) and Requests for Comment (RFC)

  • Title/Description

LIRR RFEI 122023 – LIRR Continuity of Operations Planning Services

LIRR is seeking Expression of Interest (RFEI) from qualified contractors/vendors that may be interested in providing the planning and technical services, under the direction of the LIRR Office of Security, for the enhancement of continuity of operations (COOP) plans and capabilities. The contractor/vendor will provide a team of operational planning and technology subject matter experts to evaluate and make recommendations for enhancements to current plans and document control platforms utilized by various LIRR departments.  

  • Availability Date

01/10/2023

  • Opening Due Date & Time

02/02/2023 2:00 PM

  • Attachments/Details

Due to the ongoing pandemic LIRR will only accept electronic submissions. 

For LIRR RFEI 122023 documents and/or questions please email Kevin Humphrey at: khumphr@lirr.org

  • Contact Person      

Kevin Humphrey

  • Telephone Number

718-558-4992

  • Email Address        

khumphr@lirr.org

  • Mailing Address        

Long Island Rail Road

144-41 94th Ave. – MC 0335

Jamaica, NY 11435

IFB# 421022 - Purchase of DC Relay Control Parts
  • Solicitation Number

IFB# 421022 - Purchase of DC Relay Control Parts

  • Solicitation Category

Transportation, Bus, Rail, Marine & Aviation - Commodities

  • Contract Term

One Time Purchase

  • Title/Description

IFB# 421022 - Purchase of DC Relay Control Parts

MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR), is soliciting for the purchase of DC RELAY CONTROL PARTS:

SITRAS MDC PS, POWER SUPPLY UNIT, INPUT DC 24V-240V, AC 110V-240V, OUTPUT DC 24V, SIEMENS, A5E3691927 OR LIRR APPROVED EQUAL

SITRAS MDC CPU, MODULAR DIGITAL CONTROLLER AND DC PROTECTIVE UNIT, SIEMENS, A5E36824386 OR LIRR APPROVED EQUAL

SITRAS MDC IO, INPUT/OUTPUT UNIT, 16 DI, 8 DO, SIEMENS, A5E36946785 OR LIRR APPROVED EQUAL

SITRAS MDC HMI, OPERATOR PANEL SITRAS MDC, SIEMENS, A2V00002586528 OR LIRR APPROVED EQUAL SITRAS PRO BA, BUFFER AMPLIFIER, INCLUDED INTEGRATED VOLTAGE DIVIDER, SIEMENS, A5E00739501 OR LIRR APPROVED EQUAL

PATCHCABLE SIMPLEX POF_3.5M, FIBER OPTIC CABLE FOR CONNECTION BETWEEN SITRAS MDC CPU AND BUFFER AMP, SIEMENS, A5E43262831 OR LIRR APPROVED EQUAL

SIMATIC S7-300 PROFILE RAIL, L=480MM, SIEMENS, 6ES7390-1AE80-0AA0 OR LIRR APPROVED EQUAL SITRAS MDC FC, CONTROL FUNCTION, CB CONTROL INCLUDING SECTION RESIDUAL RESISTANCE CALC, TRANSFER TRIP FUNCTION, BYPASS DISCONN INTERLOCK, SIEMENS, A2V00002761121 MDC FC CTRL OR LIRR APPROVED EQUAL

SITRAS MDC FC, PROTECTION FUNCTIONS, STANDARD PROTECTION FUNCTIONS INCLUDING THERMAL OVERLOAD PROTECTION AND

FREQUENCY SUPERVISION, SIEMENS, A2V00002761124 MDC FC PROT OR LIRR APPROVED EQUAL

SITRAS MDC FC, PROFINET IO COMMUNICATION, SIEMENS, A2V00002761322 MDC FC PN OR LIRR APPROVED EQUAL

Incumbent – SIEMENS MOBILITY INC

  • Availability Date

01/10/2023

  • Opening Due Date & Time

02/02/2023 2:30 PM

  • Attachments/Details

This solicitation is available on the http://www.mymta.info/ portal only. All vendors wishing to participate must obtain and submit all solicitations through the portal.

  • Contact Person      

Arlen Turnier

  • Telephone Number

718-558-4982

  • Email Address        

aturnie@lirr.org

  • Mailing Address        

Long Island Rail Road

144-41 94th Ave. – MC 0335

Jamaica, NY 11435

RFP# 403042 - Rail Grinding Services Joint Agency (LIRR, NYCT & MNR)
  • Solicitation Number

RFP# 403042 - Rail Grinding Services Joint Agency (LIRR, NYCT & MNR) for 2-years with 3 additional 1-year Options

  • Solicitation Category

Transportation, Bus, Rail, Marine & Aviation - Consulting & Other Services

  • Contract Term

Two (2) Years with 3 additional one-year Options

  • Title/Description

RFP# 403042 - Rail Grinding Services Joint Agency (LIRR, NYCT & MNR) for 2-years with 3 additional 1-year Options

The Long Island Rail Road Company (LIRR) on behalf of itself, Metro-North Commuter Railroad (“MNR”) and New York City Transit (NYCT) hereby solicit proposals from qualified proposers to provide Rail Grinding Services for a term of Two (2) Years with Three (3) additional One (1) year Options.

Rail Grinding Services are needed to optimize wheel-rail interface to maximize wheel-rail life span and to improve ride quality and passenger comfort. The successful proposer shall have equipment that is capable of providing Rail Grinding Services and traveling in third rail/electrified territory as well as unelectrified territory. Offerors are advised that the Work may be performed where one or more adjacent tracks have live third rail.

The Contractor shall furnish all operating and supervisory personnel, equipment, material, machinery, vehicles, and transportation necessary to perform the Work included under this Contract along the rights of way of LIRR, MNR, and NYCT.

Incumbent – Loram Maintenance of Way, Inc

  • Availability Date

01/11/2023

  • Opening Due Date & Time

03/02/2023 2:00 PM

  • Attachments/Details

This solicitation is available on the http://www.mymta.info/ portal only, under Event# RFP403042.. All vendors wishing to participate must obtain and submit all solicitations through the portal.

  • Contact Person      

Neil Ackerman

  • Telephone Number

718-725-2661

  • Email Address        

njacker@lirr.org  

  • Mailing Address        

Long Island Rail Road

144-41 94th Ave. – MC 0335

Jamaica, NY 11435

397260RFP - Joint Agency (LIRR & MNR) Procurement Rail Flaw Testing & Joint Bar Inspection Services
  • Solicitation Number

397260RFP - Joint Agency (LIRR & MNR) Procurement Rail Flaw Testing & Joint Bar Inspection Services

  • Solicitation Category

Transportation, Bus, Rail, Marine & Aviation - Consulting & Other Services

  • Contract Term

5 Years

  • Title/Description

397260RFP - Joint Agency (LIRR & MNR) Procurement Rail Flaw Testing & Joint Bar Inspection Services

The Long Island Rail Road Company ("LIRR") on behalf of itself and Metro-North Commuter Railroad (“MNR”) hereby solicit proposals from qualified proposers to provide Rail Flaw Testing and Joint Bar Inspection Services for a five (5) year term.

The intent of this project is to improve the quality of rail and joint bar inspection. Presently, LIRR and MNR, perform visual inspections of rails and joint bars with in-house personnel with some rail inspection services contracted out to a third party. The Railroads are looking to incorporate the latest inspection technology to the track program. Systems which are rail bound or hi-rail mounted and can inspect at speeds upwards of 20 mph, and systems that combine their testing/inspection services into the same car are the type of systems that can enhance the existing program at the Railroads.

Incumbent – Sperry Rail, Inc.

  • Availability Date

01/11/2023

  • Opening Due Date & Time

03/30/2023 2:00 PM

  • Attachments/Details

This solicitation is available on the http://www.mymta.info/ portal only, under Event# 397260RFP. All vendors wishing to participate must obtain and submit all solicitations through the portal.

  • Contact Person      

Neil Ackerman

  • Telephone Number

718-725-2661

  • Email Address        

njacker@lirr.org  

  • Mailing Address        

Long Island Rail Road

144-41 94th Ave. – MC 0335

Jamaica, NY 11435

Rolling stock programs

M-9A Passenger Railcar Procurement

Phase I prequalification proposals have been received and are being evaluated.

For more information pertaining to this procurement please reach out to:

Maura Kelly
Contract Specialist
MTA Long Island Rail Road
makelly@lirr.org

Current discretionary solicitations

IFB# 421402 - Contract to provide Precast Concrete Lagging panels per LIRR Specification/Drawings PRO-1, -2 & -3 dated 11/13/18
  • Solicitation Number

IFB# 421402 - Contract to provide Precast Concrete Lagging panels per LIRR Specification/Drawings PRO-1, -2 & -3 dated 11/13/18

  • Solicitation Category

Transportation, Bus, Rail, Marine & Aviation - Commodities

  • Contract Term

One-time Purchase

  • Title/Description

IFB# 421402 - Contract to provide Precast Concrete Lagging panels per LIRR Specification/Drawings PRO-1, -2 & -3 dated 11/13/18

The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) requires a vendor to provide 125 ea. Precast Concrete Lagging panels (5’10” x 1’ 2” x 7”) in accordance with IFB/Event No. 421402 and drawings contained therein. Vendor shall provide all labor, equipment, and materials necessary to deliver Slabs and Piers to the LIRR Bayside Yard – 40-29 217th Street – Bayside, NY 11361.

Must be certified MWBE, SDVOB Firm or NY State Small Business Concern

  • Opening Due Date & Time

01/18/2023 2:00 PM

  • Location Where Goods to be Delivered or Service Performed

Bayside LIRR Yard – 40-29 217th Street – Bayside, NY 11361

  • Contact Person      

Neil Ackerman

  • Telephone Number

718-558-2661

  • Email Address        

njacker@lirr.org

  • Mailing Address        

Long Island Rail Road

144-41 94th Ave. 3rd Floor – MC 0335

Jamaica, NY 11435

Obtaining documents and other information

The following information is available upon request:

  • Bid Documents
  • Requests for Proposals (RFPs)
  • Addenda to Bid Documents and RFPs
  • Bidders' Lists
  • Pick-Up Lists
  • Bid Opening Deadlines
  • Bid Tabulations
  • Advertisement Information

Note: Payment for Bid Documents and RFPs is non-refundable and must be tendered via Bank or Certified Check only, payable to LIRR.

All Requests for Documents and Information must be forwarded to:

Contract Research Clerk
LIRR Contracts, Planning & Construction Department
LIRR - Procurement & Logistics Department (Mail Code 0335)
144-41 94th Ave.
Jamaica, NY 11435

Phone: 718-725-2643