Large Vehicle Passenger Transport Services Contract 0086

Large Vehicle Passenger Transport Services Contract 0086

Leicestershire County Council seeks to appoint an operator to provide a Monday to Saturday local bus service operating between Hinckley, Nuneaton, Three Pots Estate and Burbage.

UK-Leicester: transport services (excl. Waste transport)

2012/S 204-335995

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Leicestershire County Council
Environment and Transport Department County Hall Leicester Road Glenfield
For the attention of: Simon Noakes
LE3 8RJ Leicester
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: simon.noakes@leics.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.leics.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Leicestershire County Council
County Hall, Leicester Road, Glenfield
Contact point(s): Chief Executive Department
For the attention of: The Chief Executive
LE3 8RA Leicester
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: http://www.leics.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
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:

Large Vehicle Passenger Transport Services Contract 0086.
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: Leicestershire.
NUTS code UK,UKF

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)

Leicestershire County Council seeks to appoint an operator to provide a Monday to Saturday local bus service operating between Hinckley, Nuneaton, Three Pots Estate and Burbage.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000, 60100000, 60170000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Leicestershire County Council seeks to appoint an operator to provide a Monday to Saturday local bus service operating between Hinckley, Nuneaton, Three Pots Estate and Burbage. The anticipated period of the contract is 5 years.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 914 985,00 and 1 237 920,00 GBP
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

Starting 28.1.2013. Completion 28.1.2018

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:

Refer to invitation to tender.
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: yes
Description of particular conditions: Refer to invitation to tender.
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: Refer to invitation to tender.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Refer to invitation to tender.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Refer to invitation to tender.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Refer to invitation to tender.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Refer to invitation to tender.
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: no
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

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
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:

LBS42 – 0086
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 3.12.2012 – 17:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

10.12.2012 – 12:00
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

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

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
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Court, Royal Courts of Justice
Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: http://www.hmcourts-service.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: In accordance with Regulation 32 (Information about contract awards procedures) and Regulation 47 (Enforcement of obligations) of the Public Contract Regulations 2006.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

18.10.2012