Coventry Very Light Rail Track Design Research and Development Services
The Coventry VLR (Very Light Rail) project is a major infrastructure programme to develop a novel, low-cost, low-carbon rail-based public transport system for operation within the city of Coventry.
United Kingdom-Coventry: Transport systems consultancy services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Gibbet Hill Road
Contact person: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofwarwick
Telephone: +44 2476151049
NUTS code: UKG33
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Coventry Very Light Rail Track Design, Research and Development Services
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The Coventry VLR (Very Light Rail) project is a major infrastructure programme to develop a novel, low-cost, low-carbon rail-based public transport system for operation within the city of Coventry. The programme is a collaboration between WMG (University of Warwick), Coventry City Council (CCC) and Transport for West Midlands (TfWM). The overall programme is conceived to deliver an affordable rail based system, capable of on-and off-street running, which is welcomed by the general public, and uses low-carbon light-weight self-propelled vehicles that are emissions free at the point of use.
This procurement process is to appoint a supplier to provide research and development services of concept design and validation for a novel low cost track form for the Coventry Very Light Rail project.
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
University of Warwick
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The delivery of a detailed, tested and verified design specification for an innovative track form, which needs to deliver a significant step-change reduction in light-rail installation costs. The primary aim is the design of a novel trackform that will enable the low-cost strategy of the Coventry VLR to be delivered. This will be followed by detailed design which would be partly verified though the construction and testing of track form demonstrator sections. This procurement process is to appoint a supplier to provide the core services of concept and detailed design of this track form, as well as component-level validation achieved through component manufacture and testing of the proposed track form.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
As detailed in the Pre Qualification documents.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.5)Information about negotiation
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure
The PIN referenced in this section was for information only and not a call for competition.
University of Warwick, Gibbet Hill Road
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: