Smart Card and Website Design Tender for Tyne and Wear PTE

Smart Card and Website Design Tender for Tyne and Wear PTE

North East Regional Card Management System, Retail Website and ITSO Part 11 Solution.

UK-Newcastle upon Tyne: smart cards

2012/S 129-214638

Periodic indicative notice – utilities


Directive 2004/17/EC
This notice is a call for competition: no
This notice aims at reducing time-limits for receipt of tenders: no

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Tyne and Wear PTE (t/a Nexus)
33, St James’ Boulevard
For the attention of: Neil Kirtley
NE1 4AX Newcastle upon Tyne

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity:

Further information can be obtained from: 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)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:

North East Regional Card Management System, Retail Website and ITSO Part 11 Solution.
II.2)Type of contract

Service category No 27: Other services
II.3)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):

Nexus tendering on behalf of the North East Smart Ticketing Initiative (NESTI) is looking to procure the Services of a supplier of an integrated Card Management System and Web Retail solution that will allow; the NESTI partners to produce, manage and distribute ITSO smart cards and products; and Customers in the NESTI area to access and manage ITSO smart cards and products.
Nexus expect the supplier to demonstrate experience of developing and delivering:
— a Card management system that is able to manage commercial and concessionary ITSO cards and products in addition to non-transport local authority applications,
— a Retail website with integrated payment gateway that is able to retail ITSO smart cards and local authority (non ITSO) products,
— an ITSO Part 11 solution that must have achieved full ITSO certification by no later that 17.9.2012.
The NESTI Travel Concessionary Partners include:
— Darlington Borough Council,
— Durham County Council,
— Hartlepool Borough Council,
— Middlesbrough Borough Council,
— Nexus (Tyne and Wear Passenger Transport Authority),
— Northumberland County Council,
— Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council,
— Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council.
Nexus require the supply of 3 elements that will work together as an integrated system:
— a Card Management System,
— a Retail Website,
— an ITSO Certified Part 11 solution.
II.4)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

30162000, 66151100, 72413000

II.5)Scheduled date for start of award procedures and duration of the contract
II.6)Estimated cost and main terms of financing
II.6.1)Initial estimated cost
II.6.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.8)Additional information:

Section IV: Procedure and administrative information

IV.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:


Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
VI.2)Additional information:

Nexus will be the sole contracting party on behalf of Nesti.
VI.3)Estimated total value of supplies or services contract(s)

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:4.7.2012