Large Vehicle Passenger Transport Services Contract

Large Vehicle Passenger Transport Services Contract

Leicestershire County Council seeks to appoint an operator to provide a Monday to Saturday local bus service operating between Melton Mowbray and Leicester Centre.

United Kingdom-Leicester: Transport services (excl. Waste transport)

2014/S 183-323524

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: Ashley Holland
LE3 8RJ Leicester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1163056626
E-mail: ashley.holland@leics.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1163057181

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
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 0142.

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,UKF2

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 Melton Mowbray and Leicester Centre.

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 Melton Mowbray and Leicester Centre. The anticipated period of the contract is 5 years.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 550 000 and 675 000 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 26.1.2015. Completion 25.1.2020

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:

LBS44 – 0142

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: 3.11.2014
Payable documents: no

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

10.11.2014 – 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 of 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:

19.9.2014