Home to School Bus Services Isle of Wight

Home to School Bus Services Isle of Wight

Invitation to tender for the provision of home to education bus and coach services 2012 – 2020 and passenger carrying vehicles for use on Community Bus Services.
Council:
Isle of Wight Council
Category:
Transport
Passenger Transport
DATES
Planned Start Date:
24/07/2012
Planned End Date:
03/09/2020
Last Date for Expressing Interest:
02/04/2012
CONTRACT OPTIONS
OJEU Flag:
No
Open to Other Councils:
No
VALUE
Estimated Quantity:
0
Estimated Total Contract Value:
26,000,000
COUNCIL CONTACT DETAILS
Name:
Lucy Hebditch
Telephone Number:
01983823271
Email:
lucy.hebditch@iow.gov.uk
Department:
Procurement 5
KEYWORDS & NOTES DETAILS
Notes:
The Isle of Wight Council invites Tenders from suitably qualified contractors for the provision of Home to Education Bus and Coach Services and vehicles for use on up to 10 Community Bus Services. The contract for the provision of up to 10 vehicles for Community Bus Services is to run from 24 July 2012 for up to eight calendar years or until the Council or Contractor gives notice of earlier termination. Whilst the contract element for Home to School Bus Services is to run from 4.9.2012 for up to eight academic years or until the Council or contractor gives notice of earlier termination. Details for the individual contract elements are detailed below:
(1) Mainstream bus and coach services for both primary and secondary educational bases (vehicle/s and driver/s).
(2) Bus and Coach services for eligible students attending Medina House and St Georges SEN Schools (vehicle/s and driver/s).
(3) Student escort travelling on the home to education contracted bus services for eligible students attending Medina House and St Georges SEN schools;
(4) Community Bus Services supported by the Isle of Wight Council to operate outside of the school lift times (Community Bus Services, including driver training and provision of a registered operator, for up to 12 Community Bus Services; and Driver if required for the Community Bus Services)
(5) Hire of a coach for use by the Isle of Wight Council.
Indicative details of requirements will be provided within the ITT (Invitation to Tender) document however it may be necessary for the Council to amend the number, type of vehicle, route or time table and the Council shall provide reasonable notice to the successful contractor in respect of any necessary changes throughout the term of the contract.

Please note that this has been re-posted to accommodate an extension to 02nd April 2012 at 14:00. This supercedes all other noted closing dates.