Tender for Local Bus Services in Merseyside

Tender for Local Bus Services in Merseyside

Lot No: 5 Lot title: T4458 – Provision of Local Bus Services in Merseyside – Round 291.

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Public road transport services

2015/S 196-355237

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Merseytravel
No 1 Mann Island
L31BP Liverpool
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: tender@merseytravel.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.merseytravel.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Merseytravel
No 1 Mann Island
For the attention of: Lisa McMinnis
L3 1BP Liverpool
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1513301351
E-mail: lisa.mcminnis@merseytravel.gov.uk
Internet address: http://www.merseytravel.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Merseytravel
No 1 Mann Island
For the attention of: Lisa McMinnis
L3 1BP Liverpool
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1513301351
E-mail: lisa/mcminnis@merseytravel.gov.uk
Internet address: http://www.merseytravel.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Merseytravel
No 1 Mann Island
For the attention of: Lisa McMinnis
L3 1BP Liverpool
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: lisa.mcminnis@merseytravel.gov.uk
Internet address: http://www.merseytravel.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Other: transport

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Provision of Local Bus Services in Merseyside — Round 291.

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

Services
Service category No 2: Land transport services [2], including armoured car services, and courier services, except transport of mail
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: UKD5.

NUTS code UKD5

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)

Provision of various bus service contracts in Merseyside with contract period of 1 day with a start date of 25.12.2015.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000

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

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

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all 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:

T4454-T4461.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Service Providers may tender for individual contracts or any combination as a group.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: T4454 — Provision of Local Bus Services in Merseyside — Round 291

1)Short description

Provision of various supported bus service contracts in Merseyside with contract periods of up to 8 years with a provisional start date of 25.12.2015.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: T4455 — Provision of Local Bus Services in Merseyside — Round 291

1)Short description

Provision of various supported bus service contracts in Merseyside with contract periods of up to 8 years with a provisional start date of 25.12.2015.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: T4456 — Provision of Local Bus Services in Merseyside — Round 291

1)Short description

Provision of various supported bus service contracts in Merseyside with contract periods of up to 8 years with a provisional start date of 25.12.2015.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 4 Lot title: T4457 — Provision of Local Bus Services in Merseyside — Round 291

1)Short description

Provision of various supported bus service contracts in Merseyside with contract periods of up to 8 years with a provisional start date of 25.12.2015.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 5 Lot title: T4458 — Provision of Local Bus Services in Merseyside – Round 291

1)Short description

Provision of various supported bus service contracts in Merseyside with contract periods of up to 8 years with a provisional start date of 25.12.2015.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 6 Lot title: T4459 — Provision of Local Bus Services in Merseyside — Round 291

1)Short description

Provision of various supported bus service contracts in Merseyside with contract periods of up to 8 years with a provisional start date of 25.12.2015.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 7 Lot title: T4460 — Provision of Local Bus Services in Merseyside — Round 291

1)Short description

Provision of various supported bus service contracts in Merseyside with contract periods of up to 8 years with a provisional start date of 25.12.2015.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 8 Lot title: T4461 — Provision of Local Bus Services in Merseyside — Round 291

1)Short description

Provision of various supported bus service contracts in Merseyside with contract periods of up to 8 years with a provisional start date of 25.12.2015.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

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:

Financing will be from the Merseytravel budget for the provision of supported bus services. Payments will be made at 4 weekly intervals following receipt of appropriate operational returns.

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

Service providers must be legal personnel known to the law of England and will be jointly and severally liable for the completion of the contract.

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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: 1. Evidence of experience in the field of quality transport operations.
2. Evidence of ability to maintain vehicles in a roadworthy condition.
3. Evidence of ability to maintain a regular and reliable service.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Annual Report and audited accounts for the most recent completed financial year and the independent auditor’s report supporting those accounts. Details of total turnover in respect of the provision of bus service.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Details as to number of employees.
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: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: These services can only be provided by an entity holding an appropriate operator’s licence. Transport Act 1985 (UK).

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

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

Lowest price

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 authority:

T4454-T4461

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

Prior information notice

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

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

29.10.2015 – 10:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 29.10.2015 – 10:30

Place:

No 1 Mann Island.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: The Contracting Authority’s representative only.

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

The Contracting Authority reserves the right not to award any contract as a result of this tendering process.
IV.3.2) Previous publication (s) concerning the same contract: Yes.
Prior information notice:

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 27-119552 of 7.9.2015.

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:

6.10.2015

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