TfL Professional Services Framework

TfL Professional Services Framework

Includes e-tendering portal registration.

UK-London: Railway engineering services

2013/S 058-096181

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)

Transport for London (Commercial – Premises and Office Services Team)
Windsor House, 42- 50 Victoria Street
SW1H 0TL London

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity:

Address of the buyer profile:

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:

TfL Professional Services Framework
II.2)Type of contract

Service category No 18: Rail transport services
II.3)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):

The suite of TfL Professional Services Frameworks are TfL’s and its Group Companies’ primary means of accessing engineering, planning and project management support and expertise from the external supply chain. This notice relates to Railway Engineering Consultancy Services Framework which may include disciplines such as but not limited to:
— Siginalling;
— Rolling Stock;
— Power Engineering;
— Track;
— Stations and Depots;
— Systems Engineering.
For other TfL Professional Services Frameworks, see separate PIN published under Public Sector Directive:
— Highway Engineering;
— Transport Planning and Impact Monitoring;
— Civil and Structural Engineering, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering and Multidisciplinary Services;
— Commercial Services and Project and Programme Management;
— Environmental Services and Health and Safety.
II.4)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


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)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:

The Framework content is provisional and may be subject to change.
The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering System in the procurement exercise.

Provisional timetable: PQQ issue not before May 2013; ITT not before August 2013 and award not before April 2014; All dates subject to revision at TfL discretion.

Section VI: Complementary information

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

The full contract notice will be published requesting pre-qualification responses in the form of a questionnaire, via an e-tendering portal. The proposed portal is TfL’s e-Tendering portal for which suppliers must register at

Suppliers should monitor OJEU to receive further instructions.

VI.3)Estimated total value of supplies or services contract(s)
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:

Requirement – TfL Professional Services Framework