Telecommunication Design and Network Integration Support Tender

Telecommunication Design and Network Integration Support Tender

Network Rail wishes to identify those suppliers with a capability in the supply of Telecommunications Network Design and Integration services in support of projects initiated by Network Rail Telecommunications.

United Kingdom-London: Research and development services and related consultancy services

2018/S 185-418891

Contract notice – utilities


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd
1 Eversholt Street
United Kingdom
Contact person: Alex Scott
Telephone: +44 7730360856
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.6)Main activity

Other activity: Please be aware that the PQQ submission deadline is 31.10.2018

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


NRT Frameworks;Telecoms Design and Network Integration Support Services

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The framework procurement shall establish a set of suppliers to provide the support Services. This will include both standardised design activity and design and engineering requirement specified by projects/programmes.

Subsequent to this procurement, framework call-off contracts shall be awarded:

— via mini-competitions or

— via direct award for requirements under 150 000 GBP.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 40 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Network Rail wishes to establish a framework contract to facilitate the effective and efficient procurement of telecommunication design and network integration support services to support its telecommunications services, which include both fixed and radio communications. The scope of the telecommunications services includes, but is not limited to, operational rail telecommunications.

In establishing the Framework, Network Rail wishes to identify those suppliers with a capability in the supply of Telecommunications Network Design and Integration services in support of projects initiated by Network Rail Telecommunications.

The scope of the telecommunications projects covers:

— national,

— regional and local system installations,

— transmission equipment,

— end user terminals,

— central control,

— switch and management systems,

— Station Information and Security Systems.

Telecommunications covers:

— a wide range of services,

— such as voice, data, and video (CCTV).

Operational rail telecommunications provide resilient high availability services that are used for the efficient and safe operation of the rail network. The scope of the telecommunications systems within this framework includes both operational rail and ancillary systems, such as those covering business corporate functions.

The scope of the engineering services includes:

— fixed telecommunications,

— telecommunications transmission and radio communications,

— voice systems,

— data systems,

— cyber security,

— electrical and mechanical engineering and civil engineering disciplines.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Extension of future 36 months

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 5
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 31/10/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The High Court
The Strand
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: