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File #: 2018-0504   
Type: Contract Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/27/2018 In control: Operations, Safety, and Customer Experience Committee
On agenda: 9/20/2018 Final action:
Title: AWARD a 74-month indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity Contract No. MA47351000 for the overhaul of up to 296 traction gear units for 74 Breda A650 Option Rail Vehicles to ORX, for a not-to-exceed amount of $4,925,746, subject to resolution of protest, if any.
Sponsors: Operations, Safety, and Customer Experience Commit
Indexes: Contracts, Maintenance, Procurement, Rail Fleet Services, Revenue Service, Rolling stock, Safety, State Of Good Repair, Strategic planning, Subway Railcar Midlife Overhaulte-New Project Set-Up (Project), Traction
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Procurement Summary, 2. Attachment B - DEOD Summary
Related files: 2018-0673
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OPERATIONS, SAFETY, AND CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE COMITTEE
SEPTEMBER 20, 2018

Subject
SUBJECT: A650 TRACTION GEAR UNIT OVERHAUL (OPTION-BUY FLEET)

Action
ACTION: CONTRACT AWARD

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
AWARD a 74-month indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity Contract No. MA47351000 for the overhaul of up to 296 traction gear units for 74 Breda A650 Option Rail Vehicles to ORX, for a not-to-exceed amount of $4,925,746, subject to resolution of protest, if any.
Issue
ISSUE

The Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) establishes a timeline for vehicle maintenance and major systems overhauls in order to maintain the safety and level of performance of their vehicles.

Implementation of this overhaul program helps ensure the A650 Option-buy fleet remains in a constant State of Good Repair (SGR) by overhauling multiple systems on the vehicles including friction brake, doors, gear units, traction motors, trucks and suspension, auxiliary power and coupler systems. Completing this scheduled overhaul will ensure equipment safety, performance and longevity of the rail cars.

Background
BACKGROUND

The Breda A650 Option-Buy Heavy Rail Vehicle Fleet is in its 21st year of revenue service operations with an average per car mileage of over 1.4 million miles, accumulated fleet mileage of over 98 million miles with consistent performance, and a reliable safety record. The A650 fleet, consisting of 74 rail cars, is due for traction gear unit overhauls per the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and Metro engineering's recommendations. The traction gear unit overhaul is one of the fourteen vehicle system overhauls.

Discussion
DISCUSSION

The traction gear unit is a main mechanical component connected to a traction motor that transforms electrical energy to mechanical energy to propel the rail car. Should a traction gear unit fail there is an impact to revenue service with catastrophic results and the vehicle will cease to move. Servicing and inspec...

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