Radio System Replacement

Radio System Replacement

Nexus intends to replace its operational radio system used for signal box to train communications and also for communications between mobile operational and maintenance staff. As well as voice communications Nexus requires a data telemetry facility.

UK-Newcastle upon Tyne: radio, television, communication, telecommunication and related equipment

2012/S 158-264486

Periodic indicative notice – utilities

Works

Directive 2004/17/EC
This notice is a call for competition: no
This notice aims at reducing time-limits for receipt of tenders: yes

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Tyne and Wear PTE (t/a Nexus)
33, St James’ Boulevard
For the attention of: Neil Kirtley
NE1 4AX Newcastle upon Tyne
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: arpdelivery@nexus.org.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.nexus.org.uk

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)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:
Radio System Replacement.
II.2)Type of contract
Works
II.3)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
Nexus intends to replace its operational radio system used for signal box to train communications and also for communications between mobile operational and maintenance staff. As well as voice communications Nexus requires a data telemetry facility.
The radio system is currently tightly integrated with the Nexus Positive Train Identification (PTI) system and the on-train Public Address (PA) Systems. There is a requirement to reduce the level of integration between these systems.
The separation of the Radio and on-train PA systems into two discrete interfaced systems will be included within the Radio System Replacement.
The separation of the Radio and PTI systems into two discrete interfaced systems is also required. The PTI system is also being replaced and is subject to a separate PIN (2012/S 155-259410).
II.4)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

32000000, 32200000, 32230000, 32236000, 32344210, 32412000, 32412100, 32418000, 32500000, 32510000

II.5)Scheduled date for start of award procedures and duration of the contract
II.6)Estimated cost and main terms of financing
II.6.1)Initial estimated cost
II.6.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.8)Additional information:

Nexus is holding a market briefing event in Newcastle in September 2012(exact venue & date to be confirmed) where details of the current Radio system to be replaced will be presented. Anyone wishing to attend the event should contact Neil Kirtley, Senior Procurement/Contracting Officer on arpdelivery@nexus.org.uk Further information regarding Nexus and the Re- invigoration programme can be found at the Nexus website, www.nexus.org.uk.

Section IV: Procedure and administrative information

IV.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:
NEX12/60

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Estimated total value of supplies or services contract(s)
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:
14.8.2012

Appendix

Periodic indicative notice being a call for competition or aiming at reducing time-limits for the receipt of tenders

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:
Radio System Replacement.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Works
Main place of performance: Tyne and Wear.
NUTS code UKC2
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)Lots
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.3)Other particular conditions:
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to confirm interest 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)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents
IV.3.2)Time-limit for receipt of expressions of interest:
IV.3.3)Time-limit for receipt of applications for an invitation to tender or to negotiate:
IV.3.4)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

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