- $16.3M for the base contract, up through critical design (a government contracting buzzword with a very specific definition)
- $35.3M for Option 1, for final design, factory acceptance testing, and the fiber communications backbone installation
- $86.5M for Option 2, including procurement, installation, testing, training, certification, commissioning, final acceptance, and a one-year warranty.
The work accomplished for $16.3 million includes:
- Completed Project Execution Planning (PEP).
- Obtained approval of Project PEP.
- Obtained approval of Project Baseline Schedule.
- Completed Project Contract Deliverable Requirements List.
- Completed co-location of PTG project personnel at SF Caltrain Field Office.
- Completed Project Preliminary Design & Approval.
- Submitted Project PTC Development Plan to Federal Railroad Administration (FRA).
- Commenced Back-up Central Control Facility Real Estate search.
- Developed Caltrain Interoperability Coordination Plan for FRA and other railroads’ review and comments. Met with Union Pacific Railroad and other tenant railroads for establishing Interoperability coordination plan process and working groups.
- Conducted monthly project reviews with California High Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA)-designated consultant.
- Submitted deliverable packages as required by the JPB’s agreement with CHSRA. Met with FRA/CHSRA to discuss project status and addressed FRA comments in September 2012.
- Commenced system and subsystem critical design.
CBOSS is already late and over-budget. Will anybody on the Caltrain board of directors notice as they vote unanimously to exercise Option 1?