Provision of Local Bus Services in Merseyside Round 281

Provision of Local Bus Services in Merseyside Round 281

Provision of various supported bus service contracts in Merseyside with contract period up to 8 years with a provisional start date of 07.10.12.

UK-Liverpool: road transport services

2012/S 169-280257

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Merseyside Passenger Transport Executive
PO Box 1976
For the attention of: Secretary to the Executive
L69 3HN Liverpool
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1512275181
Fax: +44 1512362457

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.merseytravel.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Merseyside Passenger Transport Executive
PO Box 1976
For the attention of: Martyn Davies
L69 3HN Liverpool
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1513301347
E-mail: martyn.davies@merseytravel.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1513301252
Internet address: www.merseytravel.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Merseyside Passenger Transport Executive
PO Box 1976
For the attention of: Martyn Davies
L69 3HN Liverpool
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1513301347
E-mail: martyn.davies@merseytravel.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1512361252
Internet address: www.merseytravel.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Merseyside Passenger Transport Executive
PO Box 1976
For the attention of: Martyn Davies
L69 3HN Liverpool
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1513301347
E-mail: martyn.davies@merseytravel.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1512361252
Internet address: www.merseytravel.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Other: Transport
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 in Merseyside Round 281.
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
NUTS code UKD5

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 various supported bus service contracts in Merseyside with contract period up to 8 years with a provisional start date of 07.10.12.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60100000, 60120000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

ML45, ML46, ML47, T4090, R0258, R0259.
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Service providers may tender for individual contracts or any combination as a group.
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: T4046A

1)Short description

Provision of various supported bus service contracts in Merseyside with contract periods up to 8 years with a provisional start date of 27.01.13.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60100000, 60120000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: ML45

1)Short description

Provision of various supported bus service contracts in Merseyside with contract periods up to 8 years with a provisional start date of 27.01.13.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60100000, 60120000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: ML46

1)Short description

Provision of various supported bus service contracts in Merseyside with contract periods up to 8 years with a provisional start date of 27.01.13.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60100000, 60120000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 4 Lot title: ML47

1)Short description

Provision of various supported bus service contracts in Merseyside with contract periods up to 8 years with a provisional start date of 27.01.13.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60100000, 60120000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 5 Lot title: T4090

1)Short description

Provision of various supported bus service contracts in Merseyside with contract periods up to 8 years with a provisional start date of 27.01.13.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60100000, 60120000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 6 Lot title: RO258

1)Short description

Provision of various supported bus service contracts in Merseyside with contract periods up to 8 years with a provisional start date of 27.01.13.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60100000, 60120000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 7 Lot title: RO259

1)Short description

Provision of various supported bus service contracts in Merseyside with contract periods up to 8 years with a provisional start date of 27.01.13.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60100000, 60120000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Financing will be from the Executive’s budget for the provision of supported bus services. Payent will be made at 4 weekly intervals following receipt of appropriate operational returns.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Service providers must be legal personnae known to the law of England and will be jointly and severally liable for the completion of the contract.
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Evidence of experience in the field of quality transport operations. Evidence of ability to maintain vehicles in a roadworthy condition. Evidence of ability to maintain a regular and reliable service.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Annual report and audited accounts for the most recent completed financial year and the independent auditors report supporting those accounts. Details of total turnover in respect of the provision of bus services.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Details as to the number of employees.
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: These services can only be provided by an entitiy holding an approporatie operator’s licence. Transport Act 1985 (UK).
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: no

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

Lowest price
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

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2012/S 076-125426 of 18.4.2012

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: 28.9.2012 – 16:30
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

5.10.2012 – 10:30
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

Any EU official language
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Date: 5.10.2012 – 11:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: The contracting Authority’s representative only.

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

ML45, ML46, ML47, T4090, RO258, RO259.
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:

31.8.2012