Network Rail Signage Framework 2017 – 2022

Network Rail Signage Framework 2017 – 2022

Branded signage, wayfinding signage, and lineside operational signage.

United Kingdom-London: Signs and illuminated signs

2016/S 238-434033

Contract notice – utilities

Supplies

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd
1 Eversholt Street
London
NW1 2DN
United Kingdom
Contact person: Garry Pyne
Telephone: +44 8457114141
E-mail: garry.pyne@networkrail.co.uk
NUTS code: UK

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

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

I.2)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
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://networkrail.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html

I.6)Main activity

Railway services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Signs, Poster Boards and Frames.

Reference number: Project 87

II.1.2)Main CPV code

34992000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

Range 5 000 000 to 20 000 000 GBP.

Every year Network Rail procures around 1 800 000 GBP of signs and associated items for the railway, which can be divided into the following categories:

Description Annual Spend

Branded Signage c. 600 000 GBP.

Wayfinding Signage c. 600 000 GBP.

Lineside Operational Safety Signs 200 000 GBP.

Other Railway Signs 300 000 GBP.

Road Signs 100 000 GBP.

Branded Signage includes all external depot, other front of house, workplace and customer facing signage where suppliers need to follow specific brand guidelines as detailed in Network Rail’s Signage and Graphics Guidelines booklet and Brand Guidelines website, with all signage suppliers requiring approval from Marketing.

Way-finding signage covers the design, manufacture and installation of all Way-finding signage as detailed in Network Rail’s Wayfinding Guidelines booklet, which is predominantly used in Network Rail’s stations.

Lineside Operational Signs includes around 300 signs under Railway Group Standard GI/RT7033 and GK/RT0045.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 17 500 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 3
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Lot 1 — Operational Railway Trackside Signage including all controlled items Framework.

Lot 2 — Safety Instruction Signs Framework.

Lot 3 — Way-finding Signs Framework.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Operational Railway Trackside Signage including all controlled items

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

34992000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Throughout the United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lineside Operational Signs includes around 300 signs under Railway Group Standard GI/RT7033 and GK/RT0045.

Other Railway Signs includes approximately 100 uncontrolled and controlled signs and sets of signs.

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

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Maximum number: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As stated in the Instructions to Participants.

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

Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Safety Instruction Signs

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

34992000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Through the United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Various signs displaying a safety instruction which are not operational railway signs. Please note this lot is Not limited to those operating as a sheltered workshop.

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

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Maximum number: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As indicated in the Instructions to Participants.

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

Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Wayfinding Signs

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

34992000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Throughout the United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Directional signs used throughout our stations, depots and offices. Please note this lot is Not limited to those operating as a sheltered workshop.

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

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Maximum number: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As indicated in the Instructions to Participants.

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

Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue

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:

As indicated in the procurement documents. Bidders should note that only Lot 1 is limited to those operating as sheltered workshops.

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:

As indicated in the procurement documents.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts

The contract is reserved to sheltered workshops and economic operators aiming at the social and professional integration of disabled or disadvantaged persons
The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes

III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:

As indicated in the procurement documents.

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

As indicated in the procurement documents.

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

As indicated in the procurement documents.

III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As indicated in the procurement documents.

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator

IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated
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

Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 082-145565

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

Date: 11/01/2017
Local time: 09:30

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 18/01/2017

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

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

48 months.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The High Court
London
WC2A 2AA
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

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 this time-scale 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 processes available as described above.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd
Quadrant MK, 500 Elder Gate
Milton Keynes
MK9 1EN
United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

06/12/2016

 

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