New commuter coach service between Weston-super-Mare and the Bristol North Fringe

New commuter coach service between Weston-super-Mare and the Bristol North Fringe

To launch the tender process we are planning an operator’s engagement day which will be held on:
Date: Friday 8.3.2013.

UK-Weston-Super-Mare: Transport services (excl. Waste transport)

2013/S 033-052188

Prior information notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

North Somerset Council
Strategic Procurement, North Somerset Council, Town Hall
For the attention of: John Calwell
BS23 1UJ Weston-Super-Mare
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1934427584
E-mail: john.calwell@n-somerset.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: 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.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

New commuter coach service between Weston-super-Mare and the Bristol North Fringe
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance

Service category No 2: Land transport services [2], including armoured car services, and courier services, except transport of mail
North Somerset.
NUTS code UKK

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:

Please not that we are only using the PIN to advertise the event below.
As part of our DfT Local Sustainable Transport Fund projects we will be tendering for a new commuter coach service between Weston-super-Mare and the Bristol North Fringe. This will be a high quality express service with potential for additional journeys from Clevedon and Portishead.
To launch the tender process we are planning an operator’s engagement day which will be held on:
Date: Friday 8.3.2013.
Time: 10:30 am for arrival / refreshments until 12:30 pm.
Venue: The Campus, Highlands Lane, Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset BS24 7DX.
The aim of the day is to provide an overview of the area and the type of service that we would require, share market research, identify options for additional routes during the daytime period and to go through the procurement process / timescales. There will also be the opportunity for a question and answers session at the end of the morning.
The full tender documents will be available from 8 March on the website below:
www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk
Please contact me on jackie.lower@n-somerset.gov.uk or phone +44 1934426276 for more information and to reserve a place. I would be grateful if you would confirm by 22 February if you will be attending.
Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures

13.2.2013
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

This will be detailed at ITT stage.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:12.2.2013