Greater Manchester Metrolink – Operation and Maintenance of a Tram System
Transport for Greater Manchester’s (TfGM’s) existing contracts for the operation and maintenance of its light rail system, Metrolink, expire in 2017. TfGM will be tendering for the new contract in 2015.
United Kingdom-Manchester: Special-purpose road passenger-transport services
Prior information notice for public service contract
Standard form for notification pursuant to Article 7(2) of Regulation 1370/2007 to be published one year prior to the launch of the invitation to tender procedure or direct award in the Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union.
Section I: Competent authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Transport for Greater Manchester
2 Piccadilly Place
Contact point(s): Transport for Greater Manchester
For the attention of: David Gregg
M1 3BG Manchester
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.tfgm.com
Further information can be obtained from: Transport for Greater Manchester
Must use e-mail address listed below
I.2)Type of the competent authority
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other competent authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract:
II.1.2)Type of contract, area(s) covered by the Public Transport Service
Areas covered by the public transport servicesMain site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Greater Manchester.
NUTS code UKD3
II.1.3)Short description of the contract
TfGM is issuing this notice to advise that it intends to commence a procurement under the negotiated procedure of Directive 2004/17/EC during 2015.
TfGM is interested in organisations, consortium and supply chain members. When the procurement is commenced the requirements for financial standing and technical expertise will be confirmed in the OJEU Notice and/or accompanying procurement documentation.
II.1.4)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
60130000, 60112000, 60210000, 50000000, 50220000, 34630000
II.1.5)Information about subcontracting
Value or proportion of the contract likely to be sub-contracted to third parties:
Short description of the value/proportion of the contract to be sub-contracted: TfGM expects the contractor selected through the procurement referred to in II.1.3) to perform the major part of the services.
II.3)Expected start and duration of the contract or time-limit for completion
Duration in months: 120 (from the award of the contract)
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number:
IV.3.2)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 30.6.2015 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.3)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.4)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: