Railway Power Upgrade London Underground

Railway Power Upgrade London Underground

Sub-Surface Railway Power Upgrade Package 7B.

UK-London: installation services of electricity distribution equipment

2012/S 95-158157

Contract notice – utilities

Works

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

London Underground Limited
55 Broadway
Contact point(s): London Underground Limited, Templar House, 81-87 High Holborn, London WC1V 6NU
For the attention of: Julian Frost
SW1H 0BD London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: Julian.Frost@tube.tfl.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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)

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:

Sub-Surface Railway Power Upgrade Package 7B.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Works
Design and execution
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Hendon – Neasden, London.
NUTS code UKI23

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’s Sub-Surface Railway Upgrade Project involves the introduction of new rolling stock and signalling systems on the Metropolitan and District sub-surface lines. As well as providing a greatly improved passenger environment that includes air conditioning, the new trains, coupled with the introduction of new signalling, will permit faster station to station run times and higher train service frequencies. The associated SSR Power Upgrade Project involves the replacement and upgrading of significant parts of the high voltage and traction power supply infrastructure that supports the operation of the line.
This enquiry specifically covers Package 7B of the Power Upgrade programme. It is intended to competitively tender a Detailed Design & Build contract under an NEC 3 ECC Option A (with amended London Underground Ltd terms) contract to deliver this works.
The works include the detailed design, procurement, supply, construction necessary to facilitate the installation and commissioning of approximately six kilometres of 2 Nr. 132kV underground cable circuits, system integration, commissioning and handover of associated equipment and structures starting at Hendon Grid and terminating at London Underground’s Neasden Depot.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

51112100, 45231000

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

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

This contract is divided into lots: no
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:

The works include the detailed design, procurement, supply, construction necessary to facilitate the installation and commissioning of approximately six kilometres of 2 Nr. 132kV underground cable circuits, system integration, commissioning and handover of associated equipment and structures starting at Hendon Grid and terminating at London Underground’s Neasden Depot.
As per OFGEM guidelines and the Distribution Network Operator’s (UK Power Networks) requirements London Underground is obliged to use only qualified Independent Connection (third party) Providers and approved within the relevant discipline on the National Electricity Registration Scheme (NERS). As a prerequisite your company must evidence that it currently holds Full Approval or Partial Approval NERS certification for 132kV Cable Laying.
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

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

The Contracting Entity’s requirements will be set out in the Invitation to Tender documents. A parent company guarantee and/or bond will be required.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Tenders and supporting documents must be priced in Pounds Sterling and all payments under the Contract(s) will be made in Pounds Sterling and will normally be made by means of electronic funds transfer. Full details will be contained in the Invitation to Tender documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

No special legal form is required but in the event of a group of contractors submitting an acceptable offer, it will be necessary to provide an undertaking that each company will be jointly and severally responsible for due performance 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: As per OFGEM guidelines and the Distribution Network Operator’s (UK Power Networks) requirements London Underground is obliged to use only qualified Independent Connection (third party) Providers and approved within the relevant discipline on the National Electricity Registration Scheme (NERS). As a prerequisite your company must evidence that it currently holds Full Approval or Partial Approval NERS certification for 132kV Cable Laying.
To express your interest in this project please confirm and provide evidence of your company’s NERS registration status.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: During the tender process particpating companies will be requested to demonstrate their economic and financial ability to deliver the contract.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: During the tender process particpating companies will be requested to demonstrate their technical ability to deliver the contract.
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: no
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

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

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

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

15.6.2012 – 15:00
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 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:

The procurement process PQQ and ITT will be hosted by TfL’s e-tendering portal European Dynamics. All potential bidders will be requested to confirm their registration on European Dynamics when confirming their interest in this package of work.
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:16.5.2012