EXCLUSIVE: Consultants submit Jeddah transport PPP bids

25 July 2018
Metro Jeddah Company has received bids for the Corniche tram and water taxis and ferries packages

Saudi Arabia’s Metro Jeddah Company (MJC) has received bids for the public-private partnership (PPP) consultancy services for the Corniche tram and water taxis and ferries projects.

Companies that submitted bids for the Corniche tram and their offers are:

  • Deloitte (US): SR7.90m
  • EY (UK): SR9.92m.

The same firms submitted an offer for the water taxis and ferries scheme.

  • Deloitte: SR8.54m
  • EY: SR10.50m.

MEED understands bids for the two contracts were submitted in early July.

Both EY and Deloitte submitted bids along with a legal advisory partner, sources familiar with the schemes tell MEED.

France-based Systra is the technical adviser for both projects.

The Corniche tram and water taxis and ferries projects are part of the multibillion-dollar Jeddah Public Transport Programme (JPTP).

Other components of JPTP are the four-line Jeddah Metro, Obhur suspension bridge, a three-line light rail transit (LRT), two lines of bus rapid transit (BRT), 11 park and ride facilities and one mixed-use commercial development.

 

 

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