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File #: 2022-0303   
Type: Contract Status: Passed
File created: 5/2/2022 In control: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
On agenda: 6/23/2022 Final action: 6/23/2022
Title: AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute Modification No. 9 to Contract No. MA6274900, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract with Wabtec Passenger Transit (Wabtec) for A650 Heavy Rail Fleet Friction Brake Overhaul to extend the Period of Performance through June 30, 2024, and increase the Not-to-Exceed Total Contract Price by $531,631.00 from $3,727,827.00 to $4,259,458.00.
Sponsors: Operations, Safety, and Customer Experience Commit
Indexes: Board approved Contract, Contractors, Contracts, Metro Rail B Line, Procurement, Program, Project, Rail Fleet Services, Rail Operations - Red Line (Project), Rail transit, Railroad commuter service, Revenue Service, Rolling stock, Safety, State Of Good Repair, Testing, Vehicle fleets
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Procurement Summary, 2. Attachment B - ModLog, 3. Attachment C - DEOD Summary
Meeting_Body
OPERATIONS, SAFETY, AND CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE COMMITTEE
JUNE 16, 2022

Subject
SUBJECT: A650 HEAVY RAIL VEHICLE FLEET FRICTION BRAKE OVERHAUL


Action
ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATION

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute Modification No. 9 to Contract No. MA6274900, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract with Wabtec Passenger Transit (Wabtec) for A650 Heavy Rail Fleet Friction Brake Overhaul to extend the Period of Performance through June 30, 2024, and increase the Not-to-Exceed Total Contract Price by $531,631.00 from $3,727,827.00 to $4,259,458.00.

Issue
ISSUE
The A650 Air Compressor Assembly is a component within the Friction Brake System. The Air Compressor Unit Assembly overhauls are required to be accomplished in parallel with the ongoing A650 Friction Brake Equipment overhaul services, thereby ensuring the overhauls are performed in accordance with regulatory standards.

Due to nationwide pandemic requiring shelter-in place mandate beginning in 2020, the A650 heavy rail fleet friction brake overhaul program experienced a production slowdown whereas both Wabtec (Contractor) and Rail Fleet Services experienced personnel shortages causing a delay to the schedule. The slowdown in production for nearly two (2) years necessitates a Contract period of performance extension to complete this friction brake overhaul cycle.

In parallel, upon inspection and testing the Air Compressor Unit, the Contractor notified staff that the Air Compressor Unit motors failed fitness testing and were determined to be unrepairable as it was discovered the replacement parts became obsolete, requiring the purchase of new motors.

The purchase of new motors is not included in the original contract awarded to Wabtec in 2017, thus requesting this contract modification will allow for continuation of overhaul services and for the purchase of ASU motors required for a thorough and complete overhaul of the A...

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