Piccadilly Line Supply of Pressure Switches

Piccadilly Line Supply of Pressure Switches

This procurement is for the supply of pressure switches for the London Underground Piccadilly Line Rolling Stock 2026 life extension programme.

United Kingdom-London: Pressure switches

2016/S 159-288842

Contract notice – utilities

Supplies

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Commercial — Operations London Underground
15 Westferry Circus
For the attention of: Yating Lu
E14 4HD London
United Kingdom
E-mail: yatinglu@tfl.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.tfl.gov.uk

Electronic access to information: eprocurement.tfl.gov.uk/epps/home.do

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

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for 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)Main activity

Urban railway, tramway, trolleybus or bus services

I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:

TfL-00511 Piccadilly Line Supply of Pressure Switches.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Cockfosters and Northfields Depots of the Piccadilly Line on the London Underground.

NUTS code UKI

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with a single operator

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 36

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):

This procurement is for the supply of pressure switches for the London Underground Piccadilly Line (1973TS LT118) Rolling Stock 2026 life extension programme. A nil value framework agreement is sought for the supply of up to 971 units of new pressure switches over a 36 months period in accordance with a pre-agreed schedule of delivery with an option for the Contracting Entity to extend for a further 24 months. The framework agreement awarded will be on a zero value basis with no obligation for the Contracting Entity to purchase any minimum number of parts. Candidates expressing an interest will be required to successfully complete a Prequalification Questionnaire via TfL eTendering System. The Contracting Entity shall select candidates to receive invitations to tender in accordance with objective criteria as detailed in IV.2.1 of this Notice and in the invitation to tender documents.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

31214160

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

A nil value framework agreement is sought for the supply of up to 971 units of new pressure switches over a 36 months in accordance with a pre-agreed schedule of delivery with an option for the Contracting Entity to extend for a further 24 months.
Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 0,01 and 320 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

A bankers bond guaranteeing performance of the contract and/or an Ultimate Holding Company Guarantee maybe required. Details will be given in the Invitation to Tender document.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Payment will be in Pounds Sterling and will normally be made by means of electronic funds transfer. Full details will be contained in the Invitation to Tender document.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

No special legal form is required but in the event of a group of contractors submitting an acceptable offer it will be necessary to provide an undertaking that each member of that group will be jointly and severally responsible for the due performance of the Framework Agreement.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions:

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Candidates expressing an interest will be required to successfully complete a Pre-qualification Questionnaire.
The Pre-qualification Questionnaire and associated documents are to be provided upon candidates expressing an interest in this contract.
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Included within Pre-qualification Questionnaire and Tender documents, including but not limited to:
— BS EN ISO 18001: 2004 or equivalent,
— ISO 14001:2007 EMAS or equivalent,
— BS EN ISO 9001: 2008 or equivalent certified to BS EN ISO 9001:2008 by a UKAS accreditation body or equivalent national organisation.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents.
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

Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate

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 entity:

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

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents(except for a DPS)

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 27.9.2016 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

7.10.2016 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information:

This is the Contracting Entity’s last call for competition i.e., this notice is a call for competition in accordance with Directive 2014/25/EU. It is not intended that any further call for competition be made although the Contracting Entity reserves the right to place further calls at its sole discretion.
Interested parties should also note:
— The Contracting Entity reserves the right to up issue the technical specification with amendments prior to submission of candidates’ best and final offers.

— The Contracting Entity intends to use electronic means including the internet in carrying out the procurement process. The Contracting Entity strongly supports and implements the Greater London Authority Group responsible Procurement Policy. Details about the policy can be found on www.londong.gov.uk/rp. Further details as to the application of the Greater London Authority Group Responsible Procurement Policy to this procurement will be set out in the tender documents.

— The contract and any matters, including the disputes, arising out of it will be subject to English Law and the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.
— The Contracting Entity does not bind itself to accept any tender and reserves the right to award the contract in whole or in part or not at all as a result of this call for competition.
— Registration of interest in this procurement by any party does not guarantee inclusion of the party on the tender enquiry list. The Contracting Entity shall select candidates to receive invitations to tender in accordance with objective criteria as detailed in IV.2.1 of this Notice and in the invitation to tender documents.
— The Contracting Entity reserves the right to select those candidates with whom it wishes to negotiate. This will be done on an objective basis according to evaluation criteria and rules laid down by the Contracting Entity.
— The Contracting Entity reserves the right to disqualify any candidate which: provides information or conformations which later prove to be untrue or incorrect; or does not supply the information required by this notice or Pre-qualification Questionnaire.
— The Contracting Entity reserves the right to award the contract on the basis of the initial tenders without conducting negotiations.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

The UK does not have any such body with responsibility for appeals procedures. Please refer to section VI.4.2 for information regarding this appeal process

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Prior to contract award the Contracting Entity will incorporate a minimum ten calendar day standstill period following electronic notification to unsuccessful candidates of the award decision. Prior to this period the Contracting Entity will provide candidates with the identity of the winning bidders(s) and details of the score(s)and characteristics and relative advantages of the winning bid(s). The Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

17.8.2016

 

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