Northern Ireland Railway Rulebook Training Tender

Northern Ireland Railway Rulebook Training Tender

Translink is establishing a Framework for the delivery of NI Railway Auxiliary Competency courses to Translink staff and Contractors all over the United Kingdom.

United Kingdom-Belfast: Training services

2020/S 234-579079

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Translink
Postal address: Procurement Department
Town: Belfast
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT2 7LX
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: etnitranslink.co.uk
E-mail: etni@translink.co.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.6)Main activity

Urban railway, tramway, trolleybus or bus services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

FW088 Rulebook Training

 

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80500000 Training services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

Translink is establishing a framework for the delivery of NI Railway Auxiliary Competency courses to Translink staff and Contractors all over the United Kingdom. The purpose of the framework is to deliver Northern Ireland Railway Rulebook and auxiliary competency courses to the client’s employees, contractors and consultants. The training courses to be provided by the supplier will include but will not be limited to:

Personal trackside safety, personal trackside safety – (conversion course from network rail), lookout, track safety co-ordinator, emergency operator, hand signaller, engineering supervisor, person-in-charge of a possession, points operator, road rail vehicle operator, road rail vehicle controller, bridge strike nominee all courses will also require the delivery of refresher courses for re-certification. Your proposal must be submitted within the eTendersNI portal, via this CfT. No other method of submission will be accepted.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 3 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80510000 Specialist training services
80550000 Safety training services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN0 Northern Ireland

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Translink is establishing a framework for the delivery of NI Railway Auxiliary Competency courses to Translink staff and Contractors all over the United Kingdom. The purpose of the framework is to deliver Northern Ireland Railway Rulebook and auxiliary competency courses to the client’s employees, contractors and consultants. The training courses to be provided by the supplier will include but will not be limited to: personal trackside safety, personal trackside safety – (conversion course from network rail), lookout, track safety co-ordinator, emergency operator, hand signaller, engineering supervisor, person-in-charge of a possession, points operator, road rail vehicle operator, road rail vehicle controller, bridge strike nominee all courses will also require the delivery of refresher courses for re-certification. Your proposal must be submitted within the eTendersNI portal, via this CfT. No other method of submission will be accepted.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 3 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 by 24-month extensions.

 

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 5

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 14/01/2021
Local time: 15:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Tender must be valid until: 14/01/2022

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 14/01/2021
Local time: 15:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: NITHCO
Town: Belfast
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

26/11/2020