HS2 Independent Assessment Contract
To support the Contracting Authority and the wider high speed rail project in order to fulfil its legal obligations.
United Kingdom-Birmingham: Public transport services by railways
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd, Two Snowhill, Queensway
Contact person: Bob Parkin
NUTS code: UK
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Independent Assessment Contract (AsBo/NoBo/DeBo).
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
To secure the introduction of an Independent Assessment: Notified Body, Designated Body and CSM-RA Assessment Body to support the Contracting Authority and the wider high speed rail project in order to fulfil its legal obligations, under the Railway Interoperability Regulations (2011) (as amended) and the Common Safety Method on Risk Assessment and Evaluation (CSM-RA).
To identify and select a single, qualified tenderer utilising a single contract agreement for the contract term. The scope covers Phases 1, 2a) and, potentially, Operations.
To implement the approach to Railway System Safety and Interoperability defined in the HS2 Strategies: Railway System Safety Strategy (HS2-HS2-EN-STR-000-000001) and HS2 Interoperability Strategy (HS2-HS2-EN-STR-000-000005), copies of which will be issued as part of the tender documentation.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
We are seeking a qualified and experienced partner who can provide assessment and compliance of applicable European and UK Railway standards and who can undertake to certify the relevant technical functions of the high-speed railway.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
12 month extension after end of 120 month term + 12 month extension after 132 month term.
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.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Notified Body, Designated Body & CSM-RA Assessment Body to support the Contracting Authority and wider high speed rail project in order to fulfil legal obligations, under the Railway Interoperability Regulations (2011) (as amended) and the Common Safety Method on Risk Assessment and Evaluation (CSM-RA).
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
The AsBo and NoBo, DeBo activities shall cover: HS2 Ltd Phase One infrastructure, including Infrastructure, (High Speed) Stations, Railway Systems (including signalling), Tunnels, Depots; and HS2 Ltd Phase 2a infrastructure, including Infrastructure, Railway Systems (including signalling), Tunnels, Depots. (there are no stations planned on phase 2a). CSM-RA safety demonstration of the HS2 Ltd.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
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:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd.
Two Snow Hill.
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
As stated in the procurement documents.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: