Information published on 9 December 2014 in the UIC electronic newsletter "UIC eNews" Nr 428.

Japan: JR East announces new international tender for the procurement of diesel railcars

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East Japan Railway Company (JR East) announced on 28 November 2014 an opening of the new international tender for the replacement of diesel railcars for the Hachinohe Line.
JR East is looking forward to receiving many applications from all over the world and having dialogues with the best manufacturers.
JR East’s procurement policy is guided by its strong will to purchase high-quality and reasonably priced products with sufficient after-sales service from both domestic and international businesses.

Background information

1. Materials to be procured:
18 diesel railcars for the Hachinohe Line

2. Details for the required procedures:
For details, please refer to the following website after 6 p.m. (JST) November 28, 2014.
English: http://www.jreast.co.jp/e/data/procurement/
Japanese: http://www.jreast.co.jp/order/procurement/

In addition to the procurement of diesel railcars for the Hachinohe Line, information
regarding JR East’s future procurement is posted on the above websites.

3. Due date for applications:
February 27, 2015 by 6 p.m. (JST)

(Source: East Japan Railway Company, JR East)