Tender for Railway System Safety Support Services

Tender for Railway System Safety Support Services

Design, build and operate the railway to meet or better the performance standard of HS1,

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Support services for railway transport

2018/S 132-301599

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

HS2 Ltd
High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd, Two Snowhill, Queensway
Birmingham
B4 6GA
United Kingdom
E-mail: Marcel.Cerri@hs2.org.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://hs2.bravosolution.co.uk
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://hs2.bravosolution.co.uk/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://hs2.bravosolution.co.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.6)Main activity

Railway services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Railway System Safety Support Services

II.1.2)Main CPV code

63711000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Safety is one of HS2 Ltd’s core values, and as such HS2 has committed that it will never compromise on health and safety. In ensuring this core value is met by HS2 Ltd, it will be using the lessons learnt from previous large infrastructure Projects with a goal to:

— Design, build and operate the railway to meet or better the performance standard of HS1,

— Reduce safety risks as low as reasonably practicable, and

— Ensure that safety risks are in line with best current international practice.

HS2 Ltd require continuous support in the delivery of its system safety responsibilities which include, but are not limited to, providing HS2 Ltd with a route wide overview and technical expertise on safety in relation to railway infrastructure, safety risk assessments and guidance on system safety protocols.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 5 760 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The System safety, security and interoperability (SSI) team embedded within Operations and infrastructure management directorate (OIMD) is responsible for the route wide system safety demonstration and safety, interoperability and security approvals of HS2 Ltd to its external stakeholders; the Office of rail and road (ORR) and Department for transport (DfT). The SSI team is tasked with providing assurance that the HS2 infrastructure (Including design and Rolling Stock) is built with safety in mind across Phase 1, Phase 2a and Phase 2b.

HS2 Ltd require continuous support in the delivery of its system safety responsibilities which include, but are not limited to, providing HS2 Ltd with a route wide overview and technical expertise on safety in relation to railway infrastructure, safety risk assessments and guidance on system safety protocols.

Throughout the Contract duration, HS2 Ltd will call-off from the agreement via task orders as requirements are identified to fulfil the deliverables across multiple safety work streams.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 10/08/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 10/08/2018
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

High Court of England and Wales
Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

10/07/2018

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