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Rehabilitation of the Tororo-Gulu Railway line


1. Publication reference

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2. Procedure


3. Programme title

Contribution to the Development Initiative for Northern Uganda through the rehabilitation of the Tororo-Gulu railway

4. Financing

National Indicative Programme 11th EDF Uganda

5. Contracting Authority

The Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development acting as the National Authorising Officer in Uganda

6. Description of the contract

Undertake rehabilitation of the railway line between Tororo and Guluand revamp the infrastructure to standards enabling transportation of freight. The main components of the works shall comprise: improvement of drainage, construction and rehabilitation of culverts, stabilisation of slopes, earthworks and rehabilitation of pavement layers, rehabilitation of existing bridges and construction of pedestrian walkways, supply and installation of track components (rails, sleepers), installation of sidings in the main stations and rock ballasting.

7. Indicative number and titles of lots

1 lot

8. Scheduled publication date of the contract notice

April 2018

9. Other information


10. Legal basis[1]

Annex IV to the Partnership Agreement between the members of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States of the one part, and the European Community and its Member States, of the other part, signed in Cotonou on 23 June 2000 as amended in Luxembourg on 25 June 2005 and in Ouagadougou on 22 June 2010. Reference is made to Annex IV as revised by Decision 1/2014 of the ACP-EU Council of Ministers of 20 June 2014.


There must be an interval of at least 30 calendar days between the publication of this prior information notice and the publication of the corresponding contract notice. No applications or requests for further information should be sent at this stage.

[1]  Please state any specificity that might have an impact on rules on participation (such as geographic or thematic or long/short term).