Iarnród Éireann has over 350 bridges (structures greater than 2m) over water. All
these bridges and riverbeds require periodic inspections. Some inspections are
carried out yearly, other are every 3 years and more are on a 6 yearly cycle.
Iarnród Éireann is looking to appoint specialist expertise to undertake inspection of
railway bridges that traverse water courses as well as carry out bridge and river
The consultant is to provide expertise in the following areas:
1. Provide divers/surveyors for a bridge and riverbed inspections/surveys
2. Record the topography using surveying techniques
3. Using the previous base line surveys (supplied by IE) identify changes in the
structure and/or the river channel.
4. Provide factual report on findings.
5. Provide for Engineers review of the factual report.
The Qualification System is also to include for inspection of any structure following
a flood event. In the period after a flood event structures throughout the IE network
may need to be inspected to determine the extent, if any, of damage caused by
the event. The availability of divers will form part of the evaluation.
The divers/ surveyors are to be trained for Personnel Track Safety (PTS) on the
awarding of any contract. The cost of this will be included in any tenders.
The successful Contractor will be required to supply appropriately qualified
Iarnrod Eireann (IE) wish to establish a qualification system for the provision of
specialist rolling stock consultancy services to support the office of the Chief
Consultancy services will cover (but not limited to) the following disciplines;
Vehicle Dynamics, Supplier Auditing, Design Approvals, Safety Cases, Engineering
Support, TSI Briefings, Risk Management, Technical Approvals, New Product and
Process Development, Feasibility Studies and Cost/Benefit Analysis.
The qualification system will run for a period of 3 years with the option to extend the
qualification system by a further 2 years.
Iarnród Éireann (IE) invites Applications from suitably qualified companies to
participate in the Pre-
Qualification process for appointment to a Qualification System for the provision of
Consultancy Services. This Qualification system will operate for a period of three
Iarnród Éireann is responsible for the suitability of their infrastructure and may
need to renew structures following inspection due to deterioration or due to the
need to improve clearances for the passage of rail traffic. There is a continual body
of design works that needs to be undertaken and IÉ is seeking expertise from
suitable Consultants for the provision in the area of bridge design, detailing and
the preparation of tender documentation, in the following areas for Bridge
Renewals and Bridge repairs (this information is included in the attachment
specification that can be downloaded from the etender notice)
Consultancy Services for Landing Pier Fendering and Breasting Dolphin Installation at Killybegs Fishery Harbour Centre (FHC), Killybegs, Co. Donegal
Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine | PublishedApril 4, 2017 - Deadline April 28, 2017
Engineering consultancy services relating to the Design and installation of structural fendering to enhance the existing timer fendering at the Landing Pier in Killybegs and design and installation of a breasting dolphin system to facilitate the stern on berthing of vessels.