Power SCADA Communication Network Tender

Power SCADA Communication Network Tender

London Underground, the Contracting Authority, is currently undertaking a project to upgrade the Power Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition [SCADA] systems.

United Kingdom-London: Communications network

2013/S 224-390606

Contract notice – utilities

Works

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Transport for London — London Underground (Line Upgrades)
55 Broadway London
Contact point(s): 4th Floor, Templar House, 81-87 High Holborn, London, WC1V 6NU
For the attention of: Holly Randall
SW1H 0BD London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: hollyrandall@tfl.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.tfl.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.tfl.gov.uk/businessandpartners/sellingtotfl/1335.aspx

Electronic access to information: https://eprocurement.tfl.gov.uk/epps/home.do

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://eprocurement.tfl.gov.uk/epps/home.do

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)

I.2)Main activity

Urban railway, tramway, trolleybus or bus services
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:

Power SCADA Communication Network.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Works
NUTS code UKI

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):

London Underground, the Contracting Authority, is currently undertaking a project to upgrade the Power Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition [SCADA] systems. The project aims to provide London Underground with a single reliable control system for remote monitoring and safe operation of power supplies on the network. As part of this project, this contract notice is for the procurement of a contract to design, install and commission a new power SCADA Communications Network. The Communications Network shall interconnect control centres and network communication nodes spanning across the geographical area of central London. These works shall include for the design, installation and commissioning of trackside fibre optic cabling and accessories, routers, switches, network management systems, and all necessary cyber security infrastructure to interconnect with other Transport for London [TFL] control systems or networks as defined in the contract. Suppliers must register their Expression of Interest on the TfL E-Tendering Portal. The Contracting Authority reserves the right to award the contract(s) 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 any bidders in responding to this notice or in tendering for the proposed contract(s). It should be noted that a contract notice for the ‘Power SCADA System’ will be issued simultaneously.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

32412000, 32412100, 32500000, 32520000, 32570000, 32571000, 32572000, 32573000, 32581000, 45314000, 71323100

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
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:

Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 5 000 000 and 15 000 000 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

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

As detailed in the 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:

Groups or entities such as consortia and joint ventures must offer several liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions:

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The Contracting Authority will send all economic operators who express an interest, detailed information within the Prequalification Questionnaire.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The Contracting Authority will send all economic operators who express an interest, detailed information within the Prequalification Questionnaire.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate
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 entity:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Periodic indicative notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2012/S 193-317924 of 6.10.2012

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: ..
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

16.12.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)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:

Following the Expression of Interest deadline, a Prequalification Questionnaire will be issued to interested parties.
Expressions of Interest must be submitted via the TfL E-Tendering portal.
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:18.11.2013