Supply Track Ballast Rehabilitation Vehicle and Vehicle Operatives
Track Ballast Rehabilitation Vehicle (Track Mounted Ballast Cleaning Machine) and associated Vehicle Operatives.
United Kingdom-Belfast: Works for complete or part construction and civil engineering work
Contract notice – utilities
Section I: Contracting entity
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
3 Milewater Road
For the attention of: Paul McCollough
BT3 9BG Belfast
Telephone: +44 2890354029
General address of the contracting entity: www.translink.co.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.translink.co.uk/Corporate/Procurement/
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
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: Northern Ireland.
NUTS code UKN0
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
The scope of works envisaged through this PQQ comprise:
— Provision of an on-track Ballast Rehabilitation Machine.
— Provision of suitably qualified and competent labour to operate the machinery/equipment.
— Provision of maintenance, servicing and call-out attendance for the duration of the works.
Minimum Vehicle Requirements
1 600 mm Gauge
Cutter chain depth of 300 mm
Variable screening sizes
150 linear metres/hr output
Capable of passing NIR vehicle acceptance (need relevant UK build standard)
Capable of recording and monitoring track geometry both before and after passage of train and reinstating tracks to same horizontal alignment as prior to works commencing.
Hopper for holding at least 7.5t stone.
Option to slew cutting bar whilst operational.
Have conveyor system that can dispose material to either side of machine and dispose it up to 5 m from field rail.
Be able to dispose material into spoil wagons.
Work within NIR loading gauge.
The Economic Operator appointed to provide the above scope of works will be in direct contract with Translink.
The works are anticipated to commence in late summer of 2015, with an anticipated overall duration of approximately 24 months.
The anticipated contract value for the provision of a Track Ballast Rehabilitation Vehicle (Track Mounted Ballast Cleaning Machine) and associated Vehicle Operatives is approximately 3 000 000 GBP.
Requests to participate should be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org
and completed Pre Qualification Questionnaires must arrive in the mailbox email@example.com before 1 500 hours on Monday 20.10.2014.
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.2.2)Information about options
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: These will be listed in PQQ and ITT documentation.
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
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
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
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
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Throughout the documentation, both ‘Translink’ and ‘Group’ refer to the same corporate entities. Both shall be taken to comprise the Northern Ireland Transport Holding Company (NITHC) in addition to its main operating subsidiaries Citybus Ltd, Northern Ireland Railways Company Ltd and Ulsterbus Ltd.
The Translink Group provide integrated public transport across Northern Ireland. The organisation is one of Northern Ireland’s largest employers with approximately 4 000 employees and a turnover in excess of 168 000 000 GBP. Over 81 000 000 GBP passenger journeys are made on Translink Group services each year.
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
Please see section VI.4.2
Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
The Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006 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).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
Please see section VI.4.2
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: