Railway transport services

Country: United Kingdom
Language: EN
Customer: Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd
Number: 4228411
Publication date: 13-09-2017
Source: TED
Deadline: 15 days
Tags: Short Message Service electrotechnical, electronic and electromechanical equipment Security Transport

Description

  1. Section I
    1. Name and addresses
      Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd
      1 Eversholt Street
      London
      NW1 2DN
      United Kingdom
      E-mail: natalie.phillips@networkrail.co.uk
    2. Joint procurement
    3. Communication
      The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at
      https://networkrail.bravosolution.co.uk/esop/toolkit/negotiation/tnd/tenderOpportunity.do?tenderCode=tender_153209&_ncp=1504883803713.850-2
      Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned addressto the abovementioned address
    4. Type of the contracting authority:
    5. Main activity:
      Railway services
  2. Section II
    1. Scope of the procurement:
      1. Title:

        Operation and Maintenance of the Rail Innovation and Development Centre (RIDC) Melton.


      2. Main CPV code:
        60200000
      3. Type of contract:
        Services
      4. Short description:

        This requirement is for the operation and maintenance of the Rail Innovation and Development Centre (RIDC) Melton.


      5. Estimated total value:

      6. Information about lots:
        Tenders may be submitted for: all lots
        Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 2
        The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

        Operation and maintenance.


    2. Description
      1. Title:

        Operation of RIDC Melton


        Lot No: 1
      2. Additional CPV code(s):
        60200000
      3. Place of performance:
      4. Description of the procurement:

        This strategically important test RIDC facility provides a safe environment for the testing and trialling validation of new and modified rolling stock, plant, on-track machines, infrastructure technology and equipment. The site capability is as follows:

        — Development and testing of rail vehicles, on-track machines and on-track plant;

        — Training on rail vehicles, infrastructure systems and equipment;

        — Vehicle acceptance testing;

        — Product acceptance of new infrastructure systems, equipment and components;

        — New technology trials;

        — Incident reconstruction trials and emergency services training.

        Facilities at the site include:

        — 2 rail test tracks (One 13 mile line and one 4 mile line);

        — A rail vehicle maintenance shed with 3 longer roads (1 pitted) and a shorter road for lifting and jacking;

        — Sidings;

        — 25 kv AC OHL with associated electrification assets;

        — 3rd and 4th DC rail configuration including a 11 kV substation;

        — 5 Tunnels;

        — 39 bridges;

        — TSI noise test site;

        — A conductor beam; and

        — Train testing up to 125mph.

        — Office accommodation within Unit F and the adjacent porta cabin, and at Old Dalby

        Lot 1 is for the operation of the facility and includes the following activities:

        — Management, planning and safe operation of the facility;

        — Train driving;

        — Shunt moves;

        — Control of train movements;

        — Facilities maintenance of all the buildings and workshops;

        — General facility management;

        — Provision and on-going compliance of all operations to the Network Rail non-mainline Safety Management System (SMS) which is used on site;

        — Provision of locomotives for shunting and vehicle recovery;

        — Security of the facilities.

        Network Rail reserves the right to award none, one or all lots as stated. Bidders will be invited to attend a site visit between the dates of 1.11.2017 — 3.11.2017.


      5. Award criteria:
        Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
      6. Estimated value:

      7. Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:

        Start: 2018-04-01
        End: 2021-03-31
        This contract is subject to renewal: no
      8. Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
      9. Information about variants:
        Variants will be accepted: yes
      10. Information about options:
        Options: yesDescription of options:

        2 annual extension options will be included in the agreement.


      11. Information about electronic catalogues:

      12. Information about European Union funds:
        The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
      13. Additional information:
      14. Title:

        Maintenance of RIDC Melton


        Lot No: 2
      15. Additional CPV code(s):
        34621200, 50225000
      16. Place of performance:
      17. Description of the procurement:

        This strategically important test RIDC facility provides a safe environment for the testing and validation of new and modified trains, infrastructure and equipment.

        The site has the following capabilities:

        — Development and testing of rail vehicles, on-track machines and on-track plant;

        — Training on rail vehicles, infrastructure systems and equipment;

        — Vehicle acceptance testing;

        — Product acceptance of new infrastructure systems, equipment and components;

        — Incident reconstruction trials and emergency services training.

        The facilities include:

        — 2 rail test tracks (One 13 mile line and one 4 mile line);

        — A rail vehicle maintenance shed with 3 longer roads (1 pitted) and a shorter road for lifting and jacking;

        — Sidings;

        — 25 kv AC OHL with associated electrification assets;

        — 3rd and 4th DC rail configuration including a 11 kV substation;

        — 5 Tunnels;

        — 39 bridges;

        — TSI noise test site;

        — A conductor beam; and

        — Train testing up to 125 mph.

        The scope of Lot 2 (Infrastructure maintenance) includes:

        — Infrastructure manager accountabilities;

        — Maintenance of;

        — Track;

        — Track furniture and equipment;

        — Overhead line and associated electrification assets;

        — Train protection systems (TPWS and AWS — to be confirmed);

        — Structures (including bridges and tunnels, excluding buildings and workshops);

        — Vegetation;

        — Fencing;

        — Seasonal track treatment (to be confirmed);

        — Asset surveys.

        The requirement is for the provision of suitably qualified resources and equipment to undertake the above activities. In addition to this the supplier may be required to undertake infrastructure renewal activity as and when required.

        Network Rail reserves the right to award none, one or all lots as stated. In addition for lot 2 we will be considering an in-house option.

        Bidders will be invited to attend a site visit between the dates of 1st — 3rd November.


      18. Award criteria:
        Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
      19. Estimated value:

      20. Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:

        Start: 2018-04-01
        End: 2021-03-31
        This contract is subject to renewal: no
      21. Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
      22. Information about variants:
        Variants will be accepted: yes
      23. Information about options:
        Options: yesDescription of options:

        2 annual extension options will be available.


      24. Information about electronic catalogues:

      25. Information about European Union funds:
        The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
      26. Additional information:
  3. Section III
    1. Conditions for participation:
      1. Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers:
      2. Economic and financial standing:
        Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
      3. Technical and professional ability:
        Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
      4. Information about reserved contracts:
      5. Deposits and guarantees required:

        Parent Company Guarantee.


      6. Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
      7. Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
    2. Conditions related to the contract:
      1. Information about a particular profession:

      2. Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract:
  4. Section IV
  5. Description:
    1. Type of procedure:
      Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition
    2. Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system:
    3. Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue:
    4. Information about negotiation:
    5. Information about electronic auction:
    6. Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA):
      The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
  6. Administrative information:
    1. Previous publication concerning this procedure:
      Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 155-321938
    2. Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate:
      Date: 2017-10-06
      Local time: 12:00
    3. Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates:
      Date: 2017-10-31
    4. Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
      EN
    5. Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender:
      (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
    6. Conditions for opening of tenders:
  1. Information about recurrence
    This is a recurrent procurement: yes
    Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

    3-4 years.


  2. Information about electronic workflows
  3. Additional information
  4. Procedures for review
    1. Review body
      Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd
      Milton Keynes
      United Kingdom
    2. Body responsible for mediation procedures

    3. Review procedure
    4. Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

  5. Date of dispatch of this notice
    2017-09-08

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