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Rail Operations, Maintenance, and Support Services Procurement

RFP NO. MSOP150-20

The Southern California Regional Rail Authority (“Authority”) requested proposals from qualified firms to provide rail operations, maintenance and support services for its commuter rail service known as Metrolink. 

The contract to be awarded is funded in part under grants issued by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration. Proposers will be required to certify that they have not been suspended or debarred from participation in federally-funded contracts. Full compliance with all applicable Safety and Health standards, Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) requirements, Equal Employment Opportunity and Americans with Disabilities Act laws and regulations will be required of the successful proposer.

DBE Requirements

As a condition of financial assistance agreements between the Authority and U.S. DOT, the Authority has established a DBE Program and overall annual DBE goal in accordance with Title 49 CFR, Part 26. The Authority has established a goal of 9% for DBE participation on this project.

To be eligible to count towards the DBE goal, DBE subcontractors must be certified with the State of California Unified Certification Program (CUCP) at the time of bid/proposal submission.

For more information on the Authority's DBE Program, as well as DBE resources, click here.

DBE-Related Outreach Events

Organizer     Event Date     Time     Location     RSVP Method
California Community Connectors     7/18/2019     9:00AM - 12:00PM    

La Quinta Inn & Suites (3200 W Temple Avenue, Pomona, CA 91768)

    [email protected]
Southern California Transit Partners     7/29/2019     7:30AM - 10:30AM     LA Trade Tech Community College in Aspen Hall     [email protected]
Southern California Regional Rail Authority ("Meet the Primes" Event)     8/8/2019     8:00AM - 12:00PM    

2700 Melbourne, Pomona, CA 91767

 Herzog      8/21/2019      9:00AM-11:00AM      Ontario Airport Hotel & Conference Center – Sequoia/Whitney Room
First Transit     8/22/2019     10:00AM-2:00PM    

4337 Rowland Avenue, El Monte, CA, 91731


No RSVP necessary.

Bombardier     8/22/2019     6:30PM-9:30PM     Mountain Meadows Golf Course
(1875 Fairplex Drive, Pomona, CA 91768)
    [email protected]
Keolis     8/22/2019     10:00AM-1:00PM     South Pasadena Public Library
Library Community Room
1115 El Centro Street
South Pasadena, CA 91030
FS Italian Railways USA     8/23/2019     9:00AM-12:00PM     Fairplex Sheraton Hotel
601 West McKinley Avenue
Pomona, CA
Renfe     8/26/2019     8:00AM-1:00PM     LA Chamber (350 S. Bixel Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017)     [email protected]
Southern California Transit Partners     8/26/2019     11:00AM-2:00PM    

Clifton C. Miller Community Center (300 Centennial Way, Tustin, CA 92780)


[email protected]