B Type Battle Bus – Restoration of B1056

B Type Battle Bus – Restoration of B1056

It is the intention of the London Transport Museum to contract for the restoration of their B1056, to a condition which is acceptable for passenger operation in First World War commemorative and local community events.

UK-London: Repair and maintenance services of rolling stock

2013/S 018-026544

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

London Transport Museum
39 Wellington Street, Covent Garden
Contact point(s): Support Services
For the attention of: Terry Eccles
WC2E 7BB London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2075657420
E-mail: terry.eccles@ltmuseum.co.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.ltmuseum.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0141

Further information can be obtained from: London Transport Museum
39 Wellington Street, Covent Garden
Contact point(s): Curatorial
For the attention of: Tim Shileds
WC2E 7BB London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2073796344
E-mail: tim.shields@ltmuseum.co.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Recreation, culture and religion
Education
Other: Museum
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
B Type Battle Bus – Restoration of B1056
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: London Transport Museum – Acton Town.
NUTS code UKI11
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
It is the intention of the London Transport Museum to contract for the restoration of their B1056, to a condition which is acceptable for passenger operation in First World War commemorative and local community events.
The restoration must be completed before the 100 th anniversary of the start of the First World War, by Aug 2014.
In compiling the specification of work to be done, the museum has made its best effort to make it both comprehensive and accurate. Differences may be found during site inspections, or revealed during the restoration process itself. Works will include:
Chassis inspection and Repair
Frame
Axles
Springs and suspension
Wheels and tyres
Steering
Engine
Clutch and transmission
Gearbox
Brakes
Main Body to include the Upper Deck
Interior to include:
Windows, boards, Fittings, flooring, Livery
NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site at http://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=94659
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

50222000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
It will be a condition of contract that all work carried out shall meet the Office of Rail Regulation ROGS (Railways and other Guided Transport Systems (safety) Regulations 2006), and be at least to the minimum standard acceptable to The Chief Engineer of London Underground Ltd. The Museum undertakes to facilitate the relationship between all parties concerned to ensure that this acceptability is achieved.
As part of the tender the contractor must submit a project plan including process standards covering all the work to be done, and when approved by the museum and LUL, these will form part of the contract.
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Starting 19.4.2013. Completion 31.7.2014

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
To be confirmed.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they are not bankrupt or the subject of an administration order, are not being wound-up, have not granted a trust deed, are not the subject of a petition presented for sequestration of their estate, have not had a receiver, manager or administrator appointed and are not otherwise apparently insolvent.
(2) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that the candidate, their directors, or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control of the candidate has not been convicted of conspiracy, corruption, bribery, or money laundering. Failure to provide such a declaration will result in the candidate being declared ineligible and they will not be selected to participate in this procurement process.
(3) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not been convicted of a criminal offence relating to the conduct of their business or profession.
(4) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of their business or profession.
(5) All candidates must comply with the requirements of the State in which they are established, regarding registration on the professional or trade register.
(6) Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement process.
(7) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the candidate is established.
(8) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the economic operator is established.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to provide a reference from their bank.
(2) All candidates will be required to provide evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance.
(3) All candidates will be required to provide a statement, covering the 3 previous financial years including the overall turnover of the candidate and the turnover in respect of the activities which are of a similar type to the subject matter of this notice.
(4) All candidates will be required to provide statements of accounts or extracts from those accounts relating to their business.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(1) A statement of the candidate’s average annual number of staff and managerial staff over the previous 3 years.
(2) Details of the educational and professional qualifications of their managerial staff; and those of the person(s) who would be responsible for providing the services or carrying out the work or works under the contract;
(3) All candidates will be required to provide certification from an independent body attesting conformity to environmental management standards in accordance with the Community Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS); or the European standard BS EN ISO 14001.
(4) Samples, descriptions and/or photographs, the authenticity of which must be certified if the contracting authority so requests.
(5) A statement of the principal goods sold or services provided by the supplier or the services provider in the past 3 years, detailing the dates on which the goods were sold or the services provided; the consideration received; the identity of the person to whom the goods were sold or the services were provided.
(6) A check may be carried out by the contracting authority or by a competent official body of the State in which the candidate is established, to verify the technical capacity of the candidate; and if relevant, on the candidates study and research facilities and quality control measures.
(7) A statement of the candidate’s technical facilities; measures for ensuring quality; and their study and research facilities.
(8) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract.
(9) A statement of the technicians or technical services available to the candidate to carry out the work under the contract; or be involved in the production of goods or the provision of services under the contract; particularly those responsible for quality control, whether or not they are independent of the candidate.
(10) A statement of the tools, plant or technical equipment available to the service provider or contractor for carrying out the contract.
(11) A list of works carried out over the past 5 years, detailing the value of the consideration received; when and where the work or works were carried out; and whether they were carried out according to the rules of the trade or profession and properly completed.
As part of the full tender document submission, a complete end to end program and project plan MUST be submitted to evaluate fully the overall compentantcy of the company with the ability to evaluate against others using a basic Gantt chart PDF format.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Accelerated restricted
Justification for the choice of accelerated procedure: The restoration of a heritage vehicle (petrol engine historical motor bus) of over 100 years old takes specific specialist skills and knowledge, and there are only a very limited amount of companies that could carry out the complete works, or part of the works but with an overview of the full requirements, and undertake a project on of this nature.
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 10
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Industry knowledge, previous tenders similar, specialist skill sets, heratage knowledge, heratage working environments.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below

1. Technical Retoration Competencies. Weighting 25

2. Quality of Resources. Weighting 25

3. Performance. Weighting 20

4. Service Approach and Methodologies. Weighting 15

5. Price. Weighting 15

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
11.2.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
4.3.2013
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information
The London Transport Museum recognises that not all those companies interested in tendering or invited to participate for this contract have the complete relevant specialist skill sets to complete all aspects of the contractual requirements. To this end, and the recognition that the contract will not be devided into lots, the London Transport Museum may elect to nominate or appoint more than one company within the contract. This sub-contractor would/could carry out specific specialist works where a main contractor in the opinion and after agreement with the London Transport Museum, recognises they may or could be lacking in that specialist skill. However, there will only be one main contractor appointed with project control of the overall program and timescales.
(MT Ref:94659)
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:23.1.2013

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