Supply ScotRail Driver Advisory System

Supply ScotRail Driver Advisory System

Driver Advice System will be an in cab fixed touch screen to interface with the driver and offer speed and coast advice throughout the journey.

United Kingdom-Glasgow: Railway and tramway locomotives and rolling stock and associated parts

2015/S 083-148448

Contract notice – utilities


Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Abellio ScotRail Ltd
Atrium Court, 50 Waterloo Street
For the attention of: Jack Goodall
G2 6HQ Glasgow
Telephone: +44 1413354129

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity:

Address of the buyer profile:

Further information can be obtained from: Abellio ScotRail Ltd
3rd floor, 151 St Vincent street
G2 5NW Glasgow
Telephone: +44 1415554900
Internet address:

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

Railway services
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:

ScotRail Driver Advisory System (DAS).

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

Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: United Kingdom.

NUTS code UK

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: 24

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 3 500 000 and 4 000 000 GBP

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

Driver Advice System (DAS) will be an in cab fixed touch screen to interface with the driver and offer speed and coast advice throughout the journey.
DAS will operate by uploading a full timetable extract twice per year and also uploading daily updates and alterations. The DAS algorithms should use Train speed, rolling resistance and route characteristics to advise the most energy efficient speed profile to the driver, whilst still maintaining the timetable. Safety is paramount on the railway so any DAS must comply with safety legislation and ScotRail safety requirements for operation. DAS will also be required to work sub-surface on low-level trains.
The DAS must comply with the following requirements
– Be compatible with Connected DAS concept
– 2013-standalone-das-operational-concept.pdf
– 2013-report-c-das-concept-of-operation.pdf
– Engineering Change documentation supplied to be signed off by the RosCo
– Back Room Reporting System to be provided, gathering & reporting information on:
– Individual journey information
– Driver Compliance to the Advice displayed
– Actual running times against timetable times
– Delays
– Energy or fuel used
– Maps of each journey and where delays occurred
– Power notch used
ScotRail also require a DAS with Energy Meter system to measure and report on 25kv overhead line energy use by each train. The energy meter must be capable of interfacing with Interlfleet Energy X system for energy billing and must comply with:
– GM/RT2132
– Network Rail EC4T_meteringrules[1].pdf

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Information about lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

ScotRail require a Driver Advisory system for the following class of trains:
– Class 158 (40 units = 80 cabs)
– Class 156 (38 units = 76 cabs)
– Class 380 (38 units = 76 cabs)
ScotRail also require a Driver Advisory System complete with 25kv Energy Meter for the following class of trains:
– Class 318 (21 units = 42 cabs)
– Class 320 (22 units = 44 cabs)
– Class 321 (7 units = 14 cabs)
Supply only and Supply and install prices will be required and installer must be approved by ScotRail.
A full Specification will be issued at tender.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

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

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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to provide statements of accounts or extracts from those accounts relating to their business.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) Details of the educational and professional qualifications of their managerial staff; and those of the person(s) who would be responsible for providing the services or carrying out the work or works under the contract;
(2) All candidates will be required to provide certification from an independent body attesting conformity to environmental management standards in accordance with the Community Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS); or the European standard BS EN ISO 14001.
(3) All candidates will be required to provide certification drawn up by an independent body attesting the compliance of the economic operator with quality assurance standards based on the relevant European standards.
(4) Certificates drawn up by official quality control institutes or agencies of recognised competence attesting the conformity of products clearly identified by references to specifications or standards.
(5) A check may be carried out by the contracting authority or by a competent official body of the State in which the candidate is established, to verify the technical capacity of the candidate; and if relevant, on the candidates study and research facilities and quality control measures;
(6) A statement of the candidate’s technical facilities; measures for ensuring quality; and their study and research facilities;
(7) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract.
(8) A statement of the technicians or technical services available to the candidate to carry out the work under the contract; or be involved in the production of goods or the provision of services under the contract; particularly those responsible for quality control, whether or not they are independent of the candidate.
(9) A statement of the tools, plant or technical equipment available to the service provider or contractor for carrying out the contract.
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

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
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

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 8.5.2015

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

26.6.2015 – 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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information:

(SC Ref:396111).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:


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