Supply of ETCS and Traffic Management System

Supply of ETCS and Traffic Management System

System Design, Supply, Installation, Commissioning, Integration.

United Kingdom-London: Railway equipment

2016/S 039-064205

Contract notice – utilities

Works

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
Third Floor, Enterprise House, 167-169 Westbourne Terrace
Contact point(s): Infrastructure Projects — Signalling
For the attention of: Patrick Benjuya
W2 6JX London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 7515621206
E-mail: DRPhase2NYL@networkrail.co.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.networkrail.co.uk

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

Further information 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

Railway 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:

Supply of European Train Control System (ETCS) and Traffic Management System (TMS) including System Design, Supply, Installation, Commissioning, Integration to other related systems and Maintenance and Support.

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

Works
Design and execution
Realisation, by whatever means of work, corresponding to the requirements specified by the contracting entities
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Norwich, Yarmouth, Lowestoft (NYL) — Anglia Route.

NUTS code UKH1

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

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

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

Network Rail intends to deliver, via an early design and build deployment site at NYL, a Digital Railway ‘Toolkit’ as the standard building blocks for future national roll-out. 2 of the principal components being a European Train Control System (ETCS) Level 2 — Signals away solution (with training via a simulator for NYL) and a Traffic Management System (TMS) incorporating interface provision to Connected Driver Advisory System (C-DAS). Solutions required will be inclusive of open protocol development to communicate with associated systems culminating in an integrated DR ‘Toolkit’. Commissioning of the system for the NYL project is envisaged to be by the end of December 2018 (approximately).
Maintenance and Support (M&S) will be required for both ETCS and TMS for an indicative period of 10 years. NR may wish to exercise an option to extend said M&S by up to a further 5 years by instructing an Employer’s option to do so.
High level indicative Programme Milestones:
(All dates are indicative).
1. Contract start — Jan 2017;
2. ETCS — Development of level 3.5.0 complete and available for deployment — Dec 2017;
3. TMS — Training System ready — June 2018;
4. Commissioning of ETCS and TMS — Dec 2018.
Network Rail Infrastructure Projects (NRIP) is inviting requests to participate in the tender process for design, supply, delivery, commissioning and support and maintenance of an integrated ETCS Level 2 — Signals away and TMS system.
The tender will be divided into 3 Lots:
Lot 1 — ETCS;
Lot 2 — TMS;
Lot 3 — ETCS and TMS combined.
Participants in the tender process may either tender for Lot 1 only, Lot 2 only or a combined Lot 1 and 2 offer (Lot 3).
NRIP will issue a PQQ to respondents to this Contract Notice post receipt of requests to participate.
Respondents will be invited to a Tender event (format, venue and date to be confirmed, but currently envisaged to be circa w/c 28.3.2016) where suppliers will be briefed on the PQQ process, the scope of work and the procedure for this tender.
The approximate footprint of the Early Deployment project at NYL is as follows (for indicative purposes only):
99km of track — includes double and single track plus terminal stations 5 class 153, 9 class 156, 12 lass 170 DMUs (Diesel Multiple Units);
Hauled set of class 37 and 47 locos;
Ballast train working class 66;
8 signal boxes closures, 8 Level Crossings (LX) closures and 2 LXs; Combining signalling and Control Box will be reduced to Control Box only.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34940000, 34942000, 34632000, 34632300, 50220000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Information about 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:

Lot 1 — ETCS (including provision for integration to a TMS system) — Will require to be open protocol;
Lot 2 — TMS (including integration to C-DAS) — Will require to be open protocol;
Lot 3 — Lot 1 and Lot 2 combined.
Option 1 for Lot 1 — ETCS System Maintenance and Support Services for 10 years (will be in scope but will not be instructed until NR Control Period 6 (From April 2019));
Option 2 for Lot 1 — Employer’s option to extend the Maintenance and Support under Option 1 for up to a further 5 years;
Option 1 for Lot 2 — TMS System Maintenance and Support Services for 10 years (will be in scope but will not be instructed until NR Control Period 6 (From April 2019));
Option 2 for Lot 2 — Employer’s option to extend the Maintenance and Support under Option 1 for up to a further 5 years.
Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 35 000 000 and 55 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Option 1 for Lot 1 — ETCS System Maintenance and Support Services for 10 years (will be in scope but will not be instructed until NR Control Period 6);
Option 2 for Lot 1 — Employer’s option to extend the Maintenance and Support under Option 1 for up to a further 5 years;
Option 1 for Lot 2 — TMS System Maintenance and Support Services for 10 years (will be in scope but will not be instructed until NR Control Period 6);
Option 2 for Lot 2 — Employer’s option to extend the Maintenance and Support under Option 1 for up to a further 5 years.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 26 (from the award of the contract)

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Duration in months: 264 (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:

Bond / Parent Company Guarantee may be required.

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

To be set out in the draft contract documentation.

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

Network Rail welcomes pre-qualification questionnaire responses from economic operators either acting as a single entity, or from groups of economic operators in a joint venture that can jointly deliver the full scope of Works and Services required under this Notice.
In the event that an unincorporated joint venture is successful in this tender process, Network Rail reserves the right to require the economic operators within that joint venture to incorporate and contract as a single legal entity.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions:

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Selection of economic operators to be invited to tender will be based on the information provided in response to a pre-qualification questionnaire which will be issued to all who express an interest under this Notice.
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Selection of economic operators to be invited to tender will be based upon information provided in response to a pre-qualification questionnaire. This will include minimum turnover and insurance thresholds. Economic operators will not be prevented from pre-qualifying if they do not yet hold the appropriate minimum insurance levels but assurance that they can arrange these will be needed and evidenced as set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire and the insurance will need to be in place prior to contract award.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Selection of economic operators to be invited to tender will be based upon information provided in response to a pre-qualification questionnaire.
This will include that the economic operator must have suitable experience of delivering commensurate Works and Services including working in an operational railway environment.
In response to the pre-qualification questionnaire the economic operator, or at least 1 economic operator within a joint venture will be asked to confirm that they hold or agree to obtain a Network Rail Principal Contractors Licence (NRPCL).
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

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)

Payable documents: no

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

24.3.2016 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

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: 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:

NRIL is adopting the following steps in relation to the qualification of this procurement:

Expressions of interest must be received by the date and time specified in Section IV 3.4) of this notice by emailing the following information toDRPhase2NYL@networkrail.co.uk:

a. Your organisation’s name;
b. Contact details for receipt of the PQQ documentation (email and telephone number required);
c. Registered address;
d. Confirmation of intention to attend the Tender event referenced in Section II.1.5)
NRIL reserves the right to abandon or amend this procurement, to not award a contract for any of the Lots described and / or to award in part only without any liability to any economic operator or otherwise. Each economic operator that bids does so at its own cost and risk and NRIL will have no liability to any economic operator for its bid cost or otherwise.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

The High Court
The Strand
WC2A 1AA London
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: NRIL will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period after notification of the outcome of the tender assessment to the economic operators who submitted a tender. Until expiry of such period NRIL will not enter into a contract under this procurement activity.

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

Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
Third Floor, Enterprise House, 167-169 Westbourne Terrace
W2 6JX London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: DRPhase2NYL@networkrail.co.uk
Telephone: +44 7515621206

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

23.2.2016

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