Local Bus Services Tender West Sussex

Local Bus Services Tender West Sussex

Provision of Local Bus Services, West Sussex Area.

UK-Chichester: public road transport services

2012/S 56-091730

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

West Sussex County Council
County Hall
Contact point(s): Transport Co-ordination Group, Attn: Andy Warton.
For the attention of: Andy Warton
PO19 1RH Chichester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1243777589
E-mail: andy.warton@westsussex.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://westsussex.bravosolution.co.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: The above mentioned contact point(s)

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:

Provision of Local Bus Services, West Sussex Area.
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: The county of West Sussex.
NUTS code UKJ24

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)

Provision of Local Bus Services, West Sussex Area consisting of a total of 26 lots/bus routes.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Twenty-six (26) Lots, relating to bus routes in the West Sussex area. The contract duration will be for 4 years, with an extension option for up to a period of 36 months (3 years) to a maximum period of 7 years in total.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 11 051 250 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Alternative bids will be considered, only if bidders have submitted a standard bid as requested by the tendering Authority.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 84 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Bus Route 1 – West Sussex Area

1)Short description

Provision of local bus service in the West Sussex area – approximate Annual value 75 000 GBP.
(See Additional Information detailed below regarding the details for the remaining 25 Lots ie. Lot 2 – Lot 26).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT: 75 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot 2.
Title: Bus Route 2 – West Sussex area.
Provision of local bus service in the West Sussex area – approximate Annual value 75 000 GBP.
Lot 3.
Title: Bus Route 3 – West Sussex area.
Provision of local bus service in the West Sussex area – approximate Annual value 37,500.
Lot 4.
Title: Bus Route 4 – West Sussex area.
Provision of local bus service in the West Sussex area – approximate Annual value 45 000 GBP.
Lot 5.
Title: Bus Route 5 – West Sussex area.
Provision of local bus service in the West Sussex area – approximate Annual value 45 000 GBP.
Lot 6.
Title: Bus Route 6 – West Sussex area.
Provision of local bus service in the West Sussex area – approximate Annual value 45 000 GBP.
Lot 7.
Title: Bus Route 7 – West Sussex area.
Provision of local bus service in the West Sussex area – approximate Annual value 35 000 GBP.
Lot 8.
Title: Bus Route 8 – West Sussex area.
Provision of local bus service in the West Sussex area – approximate Annual value 30 000 GBP.
Lot 9.
Title: Bus Route 9 – West Sussex area.
Provision of local bus service in the West Sussex area – approximate Annual value 70 000 GBP.
Lot 10.
Title: Bus Route 10 – West Sussex area.
Provision of local bus service in the West Sussex area – approximate Annual value 36 000 GBP.
Lot 11.
Title: Bus Route 11 – West Sussex area.
Provision of local bus service in the West Sussex area – approximate Annual value 36,250.
Lot 12.
Title: Bus Route 12 – West Sussex area.
Provision of local bus service in the West Sussex area – approximate Annual value 36,500.
Lot 13.
Title: Bus Route 13 – West Sussex area.
Provision of local bus service in the West Sussex area – approximate Annual value 36,500.
Lot 14.
Title: Bus Route 14 – West Sussex area.
Provision of local bus service in the West Sussex area – approximate Annual value 150 000 GBP.
Lot 15.
Title: Bus Route 15 – West Sussex area.
Provision of local bus service in the West Sussex area – approximate Annual value 75 000 GBP.
Lot 16.
Title: Bus Route 16 – West Sussex area.
Provision of local bus service in the West Sussex area – approximate Annual value 100 000 GBP.
Lot 17.
Title: Bus Route 17 – West Sussex area.
Provision of local bus service in the West Sussex area – approximate Annual value 30 000 GBP.
Lot 18.
Title: Bus Route 18 – West Sussex area.
Provision of local bus service in the West Sussex area – approximate Annual value 120 000 GBP.
Lot 19.
Title: Bus Route 19 – West Sussex area.
Provision of local bus service in the West Sussex area – approximate Annual value 65 000 GBP.
Lot 20.
Title: Bus Route 20 – West Sussex area.
Provision of local bus service in the West Sussex area – approximate Annual value 100 000 GBP.
Lot 21.
Title: Bus Route 21 – West Sussex area.
Provision of local bus service in the West Sussex area – approximate Annual value 43 000 GBP.
Lot 22.
Title: Bus Route 22 – West Sussex area.
Provision of local bus service in the West Sussex area – approximate Annual value 120 000 GBP.
Lot 23.
Title: Bus Route 23 – West Sussex area.
Provision of local bus service in the West Sussex area – approximate Annual value 27 000 GBP.
Lot 24.
Title: Bus Route 24 – West Sussex area.
Provision of local bus service in the West Sussex area – approximate Annual value 26 000 GBP.
Lot 25.
Title: Bus Route 25 – West Sussex area.
Provision of local bus service in the West Sussex area – approximate Annual value 60 000 GBP.
Lot 26.
Title: Bus Route 26 – West Sussex area.
Provision of local bus service in the West Sussex area – approximate Annual value 60 000 GBP.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

As detailed in the Tender documentation.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As detailed in the Tender documentation.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Joint and several Liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As detailed in the Tender documentation.
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: As detailed in the Tender documentation.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in the Tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As detailed in the Tender documentation.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed in the Tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As detailed in the Tender documentation.
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: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: Bidders will need the necessary licences to operate the bus services in accordance with the Passenger Transport regulations and meet the necessary specification and regulations of West Sussex County Council, Local District and Borough Councils within West Sussex including Schools and Universities.
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: yes

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:
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: 17.5.2012 – 17:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

24.5.2012 – 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: 180 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Date: 24.5.2012 – 12:01
Place:

Chichester, West Sussex.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Authorised officers for West Sussex County Council.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 48 to 84 months
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

West Sussex County Council is a Public Authority within the meaning of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and all correspondence received will be dealt with in accordance with the Act. Contractors will be expected to deliver services which demonstrate a best value approach as required by the Government. The contract will be for a minimum of 4 years with the option to extend for up to 3 years, to a maximum of 7 years subject to performance.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:16.3.2012