Bidder Note 3: GMA/004/12

Published on Aug 30, 2012



BIDDER NOTE NUMBER 3 (Distributed on 29 August 2012)

Transfer of the Gautrain Rapid Rail System to the Gautrain Management Agency “GMA’’ including componentisation of the Gautrain Rapid Rail System assets

In response to a number of enquiries received regarding the number of line items per asset category in the GMA fixed asset register and our advice to ride on the system, the GMA has taken the decision to extend an invitation to all bidders to travel on the Gautrain System accompanied by Mr Marius van der Westhuyzen, Executive Manager Operations and Maintenance. The purpose of this is to provide bidder’s with the opportunity to gain a better understanding of the system and its assets.

Date: Thursday 30th August 2012
Starting Venue: Gautrain Marlboro Station


  • 12:00 noon Meet at Marlboro Station (unpaid concourse)
  • 12:13 Depart by train to Park Station
  • 12:26 Arrive at Park Station, visit at station
  • 12:58 Depart by train to Hatfield Station
  • 13:40 Arrive at Hatfield Station, visit at station
  • 14:16 Depart by train to Rhodesfield Station (change at Marlboro)
  • 15:02 Arrive at Rhodesfield Station, visit at station
  • 15:34 Depart by train to Marlboro Station
  • 15:41 Arrive at Marlboro Station (end of programme)

Please note that we are organising permits in order for you to travel on the system, therefore, please indicate as soon as possible if you will be joining us. Please limit the number to one person per company. Also, please ensure that you arrive on time as we will not be able to wait for anyone.

Marius will be wearing a Gautrain Safety vest.

Please keep your parking ticket for Marlboro station in order that we may organise validation of the ticket.