New Tube for London – Rolling Stock
The Contracting Authority is planning a comprehensive programme of line upgrades to deliver increased train service capacity on the Piccadilly, Central, Bakerloo and Waterloo and City lines, together the New Tube for London programme. The upgrade incorporates the whole railway system.
United Kingdom-London: Rolling stock
Contract notice – utilities
Section I: Contracting entity
London Underground Limited
Templar House, 81-87 High Holborn
Contact point(s): New Tube for London, Commercial
For the attention of: Victoria Biggs
WC1V 6NU London
Telephone: +44 2070383073
General address of the contracting entity: http://www.tfl.gov.uk
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for 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)
Urban railway, tramway, trolleybus or bus services
Section II: Object of the contract
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: London.
NUTS code UKI
To support the achievement of these objectives the Contracting Authority is seeking to identify suppliers who can demonstrate the following capabilities:
(i) Design, manufacture, testing, commissioning and entry into passenger service of rolling stock for metro operations.
(ii) Evidence of GoA4 capability and experience.
(iii) Evidence of collaboration with client organisations.
(iv) Experience of integration of rolling stock with ATO/ATP signalling and operational infrastructure.
(v) Experience of in-service product support.
34620000, 34622200, 34622400, 34630000, 34631000
(a) The design, manufacture, testing, commissioning and entry into passenger service of new rolling stock capable of GoA4 operation.
(b) Integration and support to the railway system design.
(c) The provision of maintenance and technical support services.
Comprising approximately 100 new trains with a nominal length of 113 m for the Piccadilly line, approximately 100 trains with a nominal length of 134 m for the Central line, approximately 40 trains with a nominal length of 113 m for the Bakerloo line and approximately 10 trains with a nominal length of 70m for the Waterloo & City line with each train offering an enhanced customer environment including saloon air-cooling and open wide gangways. The trains shall be introduced on a line by line basis with the contract structure comprising an initial line requirement with options for the other lines. There shall also be options to purchase a number of additional trains for each line depending on the emerging service pattern.
The trains must have a design life of 40 years and will contribute to a transformation of the customer experience and the operating and maintenance model on the deep tube lines of the London Underground. This technology-enabled change will facilitate an increase in network capacity to address crowding and congestion and reduce customer journey times. The new trains shall also be energy efficient to realise a sustainable line upgrade solution in order to meet rising demand and higher performance without a significant rise in tunnel and station temperatures. The trains are required to contribute to a step-change in railway reliability performance to rival leading world metros.
Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 1 000 000 000 and 2 500 000 000 GBP
Description of these options: As per II.2.1 the scope will include options for new trains for each of the successive line upgrades following the initial line upgrade and further options for a number of additional trains for each line.
In addition the Contracting Authority may include options for: the overhaul and refurbishment of the new trains; a framework agreement for future modifications and enhancements; and disposal of existing trains
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Description of particular conditions: Requirements will be set out in the Invitation to Tender.
Section IV: Procedure
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
Periodic indicative notice
Notice number in the OJEU: 2013/S 69-115076 of 9.4.2013
Payable documents: no
Section VI: Complementary information
Transport for London (TfL) is a complex organisation operating both as a functional body of the Greater London Authority (GLA) under the direction of the Mayor of London and as a provider of transport services. Further information on TfL may be found at www.tfl.gov.uk
The scope of proposed requirement may encompass activities within both the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006 and the Public Contracts Regulations 2006.
The contract or contracts (if any) resulting from this call for competition may be awarded by and may be for the benefit of TfL and/or any of its subsidiaries.
The Contracting Authority reserves the right to award the contract in whole or in part or not at all as a result of this call for competition. The Contracting Authority shall not be liable for any costs or expenses incurred by anybidders in responding to this notice or in tendering for the proposed contract(s).
The awarding authority may interview any or all companies who express an interest in tendering for this work.
Transport for London
Windsor House, 42-50 Victoria Street
SW1H 0TL London
Internet address: http://www.tfl.gov.uk