Supply of 10 new emergency response unit vehicles
10 new vehicles required for the Emergency Response Unit which provides cover to support the Emergency Services in the recovery of incidents across the London Underground railway.
United Kingdom-London: Heavy-duty motor vehicles
Contract notice – utilities
Section I: Contracting entity
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Tube Lines Limited (or similar)
15 Westferry Circus, Canary Wharf
For the attention of: Paul Booth
E14 4HD London
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)
Urban railway, tramway, trolleybus or bus services
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Acton, London.
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Information about lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
a) 5 vehicles: 4 x 2 Crew-cab breakdown emergency rescue tender;
b) 5 vehicles: 4 x 2 Crew-cab permanent way emergency rescue tender.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions:
Description of particular conditions: The successful passing of a pre-qualification questionnaire (if deployed).
Previous experience of providing similar vehicles is deemed highly desirable and this shall be examined during any PQQ process.
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
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
Additional information about electronic auction: This MAY be used later in the process.
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
– max GVW: 16 000 kg;
– min Payload: 6 000 kg;
–wheelbase 4 160 mm approx.
Body to be constructed within scope of the Construction and Use regulations to accommodate 6 000 kg of specialist equipment easily and quickly accessed from outside of the body may require innovative approaches.
This is Tube Lines Limited’s last call for competition i.e., this notice is a call for competition in accordance with Directive 2004/17/EC. It is not intended that any further call for competition be made although Tube Lines Limited reserves the right to place further calls at its sole discretion.
Interested parties should also note: Tube Lines Limited‘s terms and conditions will apply. Full details will be included in the Invitation to tender document.
The contract and any matters, including the disputes, arising out of it will be subject to English Law and the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.
Tube Lines Limited does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any tender and further reserves the right to award part or the whole of this tender.
This is a request for expressions of interest only, pre-qualification documents may to be issued to all parties who express an interest.
Registration of interest in this project by any party does not guarantee inclusion of the party on the tender enquiry list. Tube Lines Limited shall select candidates to receive invitations to tender in accordance with objective criteria as detailed in IV.2.1 of this Notice and in the invitation to tender documents.
Tube Lines Limited reserves the right to select those candidates with whom it wishes to negotiate. This will be done on an objective basis according to objective criteria and rules laid down by Tube Lines Limited.
Tube Lines Limited reserves the right to disqualify any candidate which:
– provides information or conformations which later prove to be untrue or incorrect; or
– does not supply the information required by this notice or Pre-Qualification Questionnaire; or
– contravenes the criteria detailed in Regulation 26 of the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006.
This contract and any matters, including the disputes, arising out of it will be subject to English Law and the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.
The UK government has announced its commitment to greater transparency; accordingly Tube Lines reserves the right to publish its tender documents, contracts and data from invoices received. In doing so Tube Lines may at its absolute discretion take account of the exemptions that would be available under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Environmental Information Regulations 2004.
Prior to contract award Tube Lines will incorporate a minimum ten day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to the tenderers. Any contract will not be entered into during this standstill period. Prior to this period Tube Lines will provide unsuccessful bidders with the identity of the winning bid(s). Requests for future debriefing and appeals must be made in accordance with the Utilities Contract Regulations 2006.
The Utilities Contract Regulations 2006 (as amended) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
If you wish to be considered for participation please email email@example.com and provide for your representative that subsequent documentation should be issued to (likely to be electronically via a portal) 1) name; 2) company name; 3) e-mail address.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: