Local Bus Contracts Lincolnshire

Local Bus Contracts Lincolnshire

To provide a vehicle with a minimum capacity of 25 seats to carry fare paying patrons and scholars.

UK-Lincoln: public road transport services

2012/S 153-255912

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Transportation Group
Lincolnshire County Council, Transportation Group 3rd Floor
For the attention of: Contracts Officer
LN1 1DB Lincoln
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: transport.tenders@lincolnshire.gov.uk

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

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and 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)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

0757 – Local Bus Contracts
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 2: Land transport services [2], including armoured car services, and courier services, except transport of mail
NUTS code UKF3

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Public road transport services. Non-scheduled passenger transport.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000, 60140000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
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:
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Bidders’ alternative proposals will be welcomed as options but any alternative must be accompanied by a detailed specification of route and time. Bidders can submit a composite bid to operate a combination of bids.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Spalding to Wisbech (H43S)

1)Short description

To provide a vehicle with a minimum capacity of 25 seats to carry fare paying patrons and scholars.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000, 60140000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Starting 1.10.2012. Completion 30.9.2015
5)Additional information about lots

Full details will be supplied with the tender documentation. The duration of this contract may be extended by 2 years or part thereof. The vehicle capacity, operational mileage and provision of supervisory staff may be varied by agreement in response to changed passenger demand. With reference to section IV.2 above, The Council does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any tender. Private Hire/Hackney Carriage: The vehicle(s) operating this contract must, at all times, be no older than 10 (ten) years from the date of first registration. Larger Vehicles: The vehicle(s) operating this contract must, at all times, comply with Euro III emissions (1999/96/EC) either via original manufacture specification or via the retro fitting of emissions reducing equipment.
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Spalding to Wisbech (H43SA)

1)Short description

To provide a vehicle with a minimum capacity of 25 seats to carry fare paying patrons and scholars.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000, 60140000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Starting 1.10.2012. Completion 30.9.2015
5)Additional information about lots

Full details will be supplied with the tender documentation. The duration of this contract may be extended by 2 years or part thereof. The vehicle capacity, operational mileage and provision of supervisory staff may be varied by agreement in response to changed passenger demand. With reference to section IV.2 above, The Council does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any tender. Private Hire/Hackney Carriage: The vehicle(s) operating this contract must, at all times, be no older than 10 (ten) years from the date of first registration. Larger Vehicles: The vehicle(s) operating this contract must, at all times, comply with Euro III emissions (1999/96/EC) either via original manufacture specification or via the retro fitting of emissions reducing equipment.
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Market Rasen to Scunthorpe (RB202)

1)Short description

To provide a vehicle with a minimum capacity of 25 seats to carry fare paying patrons and scholars.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000, 60140000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Starting 8.11.2012. Completion 7.11.2017
5)Additional information about lots

Full details will be supplied with the tender documentation. The duration of this contract may be extended by 2 years or part thereof. The vehicle capacity, operational mileage and provision of supervisory staff may be varied by agreement in response to changed passenger demand. With reference to section IV.2 above, The Council does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any tender. Private Hire/Hackney Carriage: The vehicle(s) operating this contract must, at all times, be no older than 10 (ten) years from the date of first registration. Larger Vehicles: The vehicle(s) operating this contract must, at all times, comply with Euro III emissions (1999/96/EC) either via original manufacture specification or via the retro fitting of emissions reducing equipment.
Lot No: 4 Lot title: Caistor to Brigg (RB210)

1)Short description

To provide a vehicle with a minimum capacity of 25 seats to carry fare paying patrons and scholars.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000, 60140000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Starting 8.11.2012. Completion 7.11.2017
5)Additional information about lots

Full details will be supplied with the tender documentation. The duration of this contract may be extended by 2 years or part thereof. The vehicle capacity, operational mileage and provision of supervisory staff may be varied by agreement in response to changed passenger demand. With reference to section IV.2 above, The Council does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any tender. Private Hire/Hackney Carriage: The vehicle(s) operating this contract must, at all times, be no older than 10 (ten) years from the date of first registration. Larger Vehicles: The vehicle(s) operating this contract must, at all times, comply with Euro III emissions (1999/96/EC) either via original manufacture specification or via the retro fitting of emissions reducing equipment.
Lot No: 5 Lot title: Market Rasen to Scunthorpe (RB220)

1)Short description

To provide a vehicle with a minimum capacity of 40 seats to carry fare paying patrons and scholars.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000, 60140000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Starting 8.11.2012. Completion 7.11.2017
5)Additional information about lots

Full details will be supplied with the tender documentation. The duration of this contract may be extended by 2 years or part thereof. The vehicle capacity, operational mileage and provision of supervisory staff may be varied by agreement in response to changed passenger demand. With reference to section IV.2 above, The Council does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any tender. Private Hire/Hackney Carriage: The vehicle(s) operating this contract must, at all times, be no older than 10 (ten) years from the date of first registration. Larger Vehicles: The vehicle(s) operating this contract must, at all times, comply with Euro III emissions (1999/96/EC) either via original manufacture specification or via the retro fitting of emissions reducing equipment.

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:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below

Lowest Bid. Weighting 1

Carbon Efficiency. Weighting 2

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 authority:

Tender Batch 0757
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2011/S 198-322579 of 12.10.2011

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

5.9.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

in days: 28 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Date: 12.9.2012 – 14:30
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: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: As lots expire.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

GO Reference: GO-201288-PRO-4141593.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Procurement Lincolnshire
c/o Lincolnshire County Council, Newland
LN1 1BA Lincoln
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:8.8.2012