ERTMS Systems Integration Laboratory

The ERTMS systems integration laboratory is required to provide a single testing platform system that is capable of integrating different suppliers trackside.

United Kingdom-London: Railways traffic-control equipment

2016/S 054-090916

Contract notice – utilities

Works

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
Third Floor, Enterprise House, 167-169 Westbourne Terrace
Contact point(s): Infrastructure Projects — Signalling
For the attention of: Clare Embleton
W2 6JX London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 7710958044
E-mail: clare.embleton@networkrail.co.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.networkrail.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.networkrail.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for 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)Main activity

Railway services

I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:

European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) Systems Integration Laboratory.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Works
Design and execution
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Hitchin, Hertfordshire.

NUTS code UKH2

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):

The systems integration laboratory is required to provide a single testing platform system that is capable of integrating different suppliers trackside and on board ETCS products for the GB National ERTMS programme implementation. The supplier will provide a systems integration laboratory solution allowing safe integration and testing of ETCS On-board constituents, ETCS Trackside constituents and ETCS sub-systems (both On-board and Trackside) for GB ERTMS deployment. The solution may use off-the-shelf components and new developed components to meet systems integration laboratory requirements and EN50128:2011 standard. Interface adaptors will be implemented according to IOP Testing method proposed in Subset-110 and Subset-094, Subset-111 and Subset-112. Note: For On-board adaptors both Subset-094 and Subset-111 shall be used to provide on-board interface adaptors. Latest versions of these standards shall be used.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34632000, 48140000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 1 000 000 and 3 000 000 GBP

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

Duration in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Bonds / Parent Company Guarantee may be required.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Network Rail Infrastructure Limited standard payment terms shall apply. These will be set out within the contract documentation provided during the course of the tender process.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Network Rail welcomes pre-qualification questionnaire responses from economic operators either acting as a single entity, or from groups of economic operators in a joint venture that can jointly deliver the full scope of Works and Services required under this notice.
In the event that an unincorporated joint venture is successful in this tender process, Network Rail reserves the right to require the economic operators within that joint venture to incorporate and contract as a single legal entity.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions:

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: The selection of economic operators to be invited to tender will be based on the information provided in response to a pre-qualification questionnaire which will be issued to all who expressed an interest under this notice.
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: Selection of economic operators to be invited to tender will be based on the information provided in response to a pre-qualification questionnaire.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Selection of economic operators to be invited to tender will be based on the information provided in response to a pre-qualification questionnaire.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Selection of economic operators to be invited to tender will be based on the information provided in response to a pre-qualification questionnaire.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

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: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate

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 entity:

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Other previous publications

Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 231-407999 of 28.11.2014

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents(except for a DPS)

Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

15.4.2016 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information:

Expressions of Interest must be received by the date and time specified in section IV 3.4) of this notice by emailing clare.embleton@networkrail.co.ukthe following information:

1. Your organisation’s name
2. Contact details for receipt of the PQQ documentation (email and phone number).
3. Company registered address.
Network Rail reserves the right to abandon, amend this procurement or not to award a contract for the works described without any liability to any economic operator or otherwise. Each economic operator that bids does so at its own cost and risk and Network Rail will have no liability to any economic operator for its bid costs or otherwise.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

The High Court
The Strand
WC2A 1AA London
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Network Rail will incorporate a 10 calendar day standstill period after notification to unsuccessful bidders and until such point will not enter into a contract for this requirement. Bidders considering lodging an appeal must do so within the timescales in order to allow Network Rail to consider such an appeal. Successful appeals after the
conclusion of contract award can only be dealt with through the process described above.

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
Enterprise House 167-169 Westbourne Terrace
W2 6JX London
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

16.3.2016

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