Supply of Insulators for Overhead Line Equipment
Network Rail requires the manufacture and supply of Insulators in order to meet the needs of its internal and external customers for electrified railway works in Great Britain.
United Kingdom-Milton Keynes: Overhead electrical equipment
Contract notice – utilities
Section I: Contracting entity
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
The Quadrant MK Elder Gate
Contact point(s): National Supply Chain The Quadrant MK
For the attention of: Sharon Graham
MK9 1EN Milton Keynes
General address of the contracting entity: 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.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
NUTS code UK
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 5
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in years: 5
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
The Insulators required are those used to provide solid electrical insulation between live parts of the overhead contact system and earthed parts of small part and structural steelwork or between parts connected to different electrical sections.
Insulators must also have mechanical strength capability to meet the requirements of their support function within the overhead contact system.
Tenderers will be required to supply different types of Insulators to suit NR’s existing and proposed new electrification overhead line systems for 25 kv AC electrified overhead line systems.
NR may request suppliers for the insulators to come ready fixed to cantilever tubes and registration assemblies as a complete sub-assembly.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
31682400, 34632300, 44111511
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Information about lots
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
The indicative volumes based on estimates of build and maintenance over the contract term range from 140 000-220 000 insulators. Better detail on the requirements and quantities of insulators will be provided with the Pre-Qualification documents.
Suppliers will be expected to work closely and in partnership with Network Rail.
II.2.2)Information about options
Description of these options: In addition to the 5 year contract period, Network Rail will retain the option to extend the contract by up to 3 years.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions:
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: This is a negotiated procedure with a call for competition. Suppliers will be expected to comply with all instructions during the course of the tender. Any supplier who wishes to be considered for this contract must submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) via email for the attention of Sharon Graham at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 12:00 on 24.3.2015. Please note that a pre-qualification questionnaire will be issued on 30.3.2015.
Network Rail may also hold a supplier engagement briefing where further details regarding the supplies and the tender process will be made available.
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
Additional information about electronic auction:
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: