Supply of Tickets

Supply of Tickets

Due to the roll out of our new Ticket Vending Machines (TVMs) and Ticket Office Machines (TOM’s) in 2012, Nexus are looking to appoint a ticket supplier who is able to work within strict technical parameters and quality requirements.

UK-Newcastle upon Tyne: tickets

2012/S 19-031137

Contract notice – utilities

Supplies

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Tyne and Wear PTE (t/a Nexus)
33, St James’ Boulevard
Contact point(s): corporateprocurement@nexus.org.uk
For the attention of: Debra Dennington
NE1 4AX Newcastle upon Tyne
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: corporateprocurement@nexus.org.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.nexus.org.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:

Supply of Tickets.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase
NUTS code UKC2

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):

Due to the roll out of our new Ticket Vending Machines (TVMs) and Ticket Office Machines (TOM’s) in 2012, Nexus are looking to appoint a ticket supplier who is able to work within strict technical parameters and quality requirements. Our Ticketing and Gating scheme has procured over 250 new TVMs and TOM’s for our Metro stations and therefore will require a large amount of stock for these machines.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

22459000, 34980000, 79800000, 79820000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
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:

Due to the roll out of our new Ticket Vending Machines (TVMs) and Ticket Office Machines (TOM’s) in 2012, Nexus are looking to appoint a ticket supplier who is able to work within strict technical parameters and quality requirements. Our Ticketing and Gating scheme has procured over 250 new TVMs and TOM’s for our Metro stations and therefore will require a large amount of stock for these machines.
We require two sets of ticket stock; one set will be used in both TVMs and TOMs which will be ‘Metro’ branded, the other set will be used exclusively in TOMs and will be used for the regional multi-modal ticket supplier ‘Network One’.
It is essential that these tickets match the specification set to Nexus by our TVM provider in order to ensure full functionality. Nexus respectfully asks that all tenderers ensure they are able to meet every specification set out in the technical document accompanying this tender before bidding.
II.2.2)Information about options
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: 36 (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:
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:

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: All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they are not bankrupt or the subject of an administration order, are not being wound-up, have not granted a trust deed, are not the subject of a petition presented for sequestration of their estate, have not had a receiver, manager or administrator appointed and are not otherwise apparently insolvent.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: All candidates will be required to provide a statement, covering the 3 previous financial years including the overall turnover of the candidate and the turnover in respect of the activities which are of a similar type to the subject matter of this notice.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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

Open
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:

NEX12/06
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Notice on a buyer profile

Notice number in the OJEU: 2011/S 090-147272 of 11.5.2011

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 12.3.2012
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

13.3.2012 – 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 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:

This is to replace the OJEU notice advertised in May 2011 – the contract was not awarded and the notice has been cancelled.
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:

24.1.2012