European Rail Traffic Management System Systems Integration Laboratory

European Rail Traffic Management System Systems Integration Laboratory

The supplier will provide a System Integration Laboratory solution allowing safe integration and testing of ETCS Onboard constituents, ETCS Trackside constituents and ETCS sub-systems (both Onboard and Trackside) for GB ERTMS deployment.

United Kingdom-London: Railways traffic-control equipment

2014/S 231-407999

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): IP Signalling — ETCS
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: http://www.networkrail.co.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://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
Realisation, by whatever means of work, corresponding to the requirements specified by the contracting entities
NUTS code

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 supplier will provide a System Integration Laboratory solution allowing safe integration and testing of ETCS Onboard constituents, ETCS Trackside constituents and ETCS sub-systems (both Onboard and Trackside) for GB ERTMS deployment. The solution may use off-the-shelf components and new developed components to meet SI 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 Onboard adaptors both Subset-094 and Subset-111 shall be used to provide unique interface adaptor module.

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 3 000 000 and 5 500 000 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

Starting 1.5.2015 Completion 1.5.2016

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:

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:

Alliances and Consortiums are not required to form a new entity to provide the works, however Alliances and Consortiums will be required to accept Joint and Several Liability. Details will be sent out in the draft Contract Documents.

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: Selection of contractors to be invited to tender for the contract will be based on the information provided in the response to the pre-qualification exercise.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

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

III.2.3)Technical capacity

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

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

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

Payable documents: no

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

9.1.2015 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

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:

Interested suppliers must submit their ‘Expression of Interest’ (EOI) and request and Pre-Qulaification Questionnaire (PQQ) via email to the contact as listed in this notice.
The EOI and requested for a PQQ must be received whilst this notice is still open (28.12.2014 12:00) and the completed PQQ response documents must be received no later than 9.1.2015 12:00, as specified in the PQQ.

For the avoidence of doubt the contact for a submission of EOI and request of PQQ is clare.embleton@networkrail.co.uk

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:

28.11.2014

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