Free Public WiFi Deployment in Managed Stations – Network Rail

Free Public WiFi Deployment in Managed Stations – Network Rail

Network Rail wishes to deploy a high performing, free, public WiFi across 15 of our managed stations (plus additional stations which are added through the contract life).

United Kingdom-London: Wireless telecommunications system

2018/S 055-122631

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
1 Eversholt Street
London
NW1 2DN
United Kingdom
Contact person: James Morris
Telephone: +44 7713301401
E-mail: james.morris@networkrail.co.uk
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.networkrail.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://networkrail.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://networkrail.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://networkrail.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.6)Main activity

Railway services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Free Public WiFi Deployment in Managed Stations

Reference number: 10026

II.1.2)Main CPV code

32510000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Network Rail wishes to deploy a high performing, free, public WiFi across 15 of our managed stations (plus additional stations which are added through the contract life). The supplier is expected to fund (fully or in part), design, test, implement, deploy, manage, monitor, maintain and update the service and infrastructure throughout the life of the contract.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 66 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

32000000
32260000
32580000
72000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Nationally within United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Network Rails passengers have cited free, public, WiFi as their number one priority in our stations. Network Rail wishes to meet and exceed their requirements now and into the future by delivering a great station WiFi experience that allows people the ability to connect and download on-the-go. All of this will be delivered over a high performance infrastructure that will grow and develop into the future.

Network Rail has 6 key objectives to achieve:

1. Meet and exceed passenger and visitors requirement for free, public, WiFi connectivity in managed stations (their top requirement in National Passenger Survey — Priorities for Improvement October 2014 as rapidly as possible);

2. Do this by delivering and supporting a high performance, world class WiFi service in major UK managed stations which provide an outstanding customer experience measured through Customer Satisfaction surveys.

3. Improve passengers and visitors time in managed stations by providing:

a) targeted and relevant content and information;

b) travel information;

c) child friendly content and internet access;

d) services for diverse groups including step-free access for wheelchairs;

e) tailored and relevant station retailer offers.

4. Generate new channels and sources of income from the WiFi service and infrastructure, such as mobile digital WiFi advertising, to help fund the railway and compliment Network Rails digital advertising screens and exhibitions and promotions channels.

5. Enable Network Rails Digital Landlord vision of providing digital services to its station tenant’s premises and generating new sources of income for Network Rail.

6. Assist the Government in its long term objectives of a connected rail sector

Term of Contract is 15 years.

The supplier is expected to fund (fully or in part), design, test, implement, deploy, manage, monitor, maintain and update the service and infrastructure throughout the life of the contract. It is expected to be at least cost neutral to Network Rail.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/10/2018
End: 30/09/2033
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

Please refer to the Criteria and Scoring within the procurement documentation.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

Please refer to the Instruction to participants as well as Criteria and Scoring within the procurement documentation.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts

III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:

A bond or parent company guarantee may be required.

III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As referred to in the procurement documentation.

III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

As referred to in the procurement documentation.

III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 09/04/2018
Local time: 17:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The Royal Courts of Justice
Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

16/03/2018

 

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