Network Rail Telecoms Technology Framework

Network Rail Telecoms Technology Framework

Purchase design, delivery and installation of Commercially Of The Shelf telecoms equipment.

United Kingdom-London: Telecommunications equipment and supplies

2018/S 207-473638

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Legal Basis:

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
Telephone: +44 7809375813
E-mail: Elaine.Clarke@networkrail.co.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: www.networkrail.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.networkrail.co.uk

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/esop/guest/go/opportunity/detail?opportunityId=39354
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://networkrail.bravosolution.co.uk/esop/guest/go/opportunity/detail?opportunityId=39354
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.6)Main activity

Other activity: Please be aware that the PQQ submission deadline is 30.11.2018

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Telecoms Technology Framework

II.1.2)Main CPV code

32500000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of this framework is to provide a call-off mechanism for requirements relating to the purchase design, delivery and installation of Commercially Of The Shelf (COTS) telecoms equipment. The framework procurement shall establish a set of suppliers to provide the mechanism by which CP6 New Technology Introduction (NTI) can be delivered, rolled out plus the relevant third line support. The scope will cover all telecoms and network equipment – Voice, Data and Security.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 141 000 000.00 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)

32400000
32420000
32423000
32424000
32427000
32429000
32430000
32510000
32522000
32544000
32546000
32551200
32552310
32552320
32552330
32552400
32552410
32570000
32571000
32573000
32580000
32581000
48821000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Network Rail wishes to establish a framework contract to facilitate the effective and efficient procurement of goods and services to support its telecommunications services, which include both fixed and radio communications. The scope of the telecommunications services includes, but is not limited to, operational rail telecommunications. In establishing the framework, Network Rail wishes to identify those suppliers with a capability in the supply of Telecommunications Equipment and Software (“Goods”) in support of projects initiated by NRT. Network Rail is particularly interested in those suppliers that can offer design, installation and configuration, and maintenance and support services related to the equipment and software that allows Network Rail to more easily design in, implement, deploy and commission the equipment and software, including a capability of providing standardised solutions such as pre-configured modular designs consisting of multiple network elements that can be deployed across the Network Rail telecommunications infrastructure, where the design is undertaken in conjunction with and agreed by NRT.

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

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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 5
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: 30/11/2018
Local time: 12:00
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 High Court
The Strand
London
WC2A 1AA
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:

24/10/2018

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