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Works - 60964-2019

07/02/2019    S27

United Kingdom-London: Construction work

2019/S 027-060964

Qualification system – utilities

This notice is a call for competition


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: RSSB
National registration number: 04655675
Postal address: The Helicon, 1 South Place
Town: London
Postal code: EC2M 2RB
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: RISQS Railway Industry Supplier Qualification
Telephone: +44 8004101300
Internet address(es):
Main address:
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.6)Main activity
Railway services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme (RISQS)

II.1.2)Main CPV code
45000000 Construction work
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.2.3)Place of performance
Main site or place of performance:

RSSB, The Helicon, 1 South Place, London, EC2M 2RB.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This notice announces the existence of a qualification system for the railway industry pursuant to which the utilities, and other buyers, listed in section VI.3) below can purchase services falling within the CPV codes listed in this section II. The qualification system is operated by RSSB and include the GB rail industry's supplier pre-qualification questionnaire and audit. The RISQS coding structure, against which suppliers indicate their areas of capability, is the RICCL. The Railway Industry Commodity Classification List (RICCL) includes all commodities that are purchased to support GB Railway operations and provides a common vocabulary for the benefit of all buyers and suppliers who are participants in railway supplier assurance activities. It aligns with International standards (especially ISO 81346) while utilising the best of existing models. The Commodity Classification System is a hierarchical classification system. All entities are identified with a structured alphanumeric code which both indicates its location in the list and uniquely classifies it.The Commodity Classification System is split into 8 sub-systems. Each sub-system consists of its classes. These could be termed its “children”. Each class is part of its subsystem, this could be termed its parent. The prefixes A-H identify which sub-system a commodity belongs too. The codes, and further explanations can be found at

This notice incorporates any changes that have occurred since the previous Qualification System Notice (QSN) was published for RISQS services and supersedes all previous QSNs for RISQS service.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.8)Duration of the qualification system
Indefinite duration
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes Identification of the project: Buyers may on occasion use this qualification system to award contracts in relation to a project or programme financed by European Funds.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used
Additional information about electronic auction:

Some of the utilities using this qualification system may use electronic auctions.

IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 054-100702
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

The organisations that subscribe to RISQS as Clients and therefore have the ability to source suppliers using

The information within are;

— ABB Ltd (Power Systems),

— ABC Electrification Ltd,

— Abellio East Anglia Ltd,

— Abellio Scotrail,

— Abellio Scotrail Ltd,

— Abellio Transport Holdings Ltd,

— Aecom Ltd,

— Alan Dick Communications Ltd (Trading as ADComms),

— Alstom Transport UK Ltd,

— Alun Griffiths (Contractors) Ltd,

— Amalgamated Construction Ltd,

— Amey Rail Ltd,

— Angel Trains,

— Ansaldo STS UK Ltd,

— Arriva UK Trains Ltd,

— Atkins Ltd,

— Atos IT Services UK Ltd,

— B&M McHugh Ltd,

— Babcock Rail Ltd,

— Balfour Beatty Rail Ltd,

— BAM Construction Ltd,

— BAM Nuttall Ltd,

— BCM Construction Ltd,

— Bechtel Ltd,

— Buckingham Group Contracting Ltd,

— C Spencer Ltd,

— Carillion Construction Ltd,

— Carillion Powerlines Ltd,

— Chiltern Railways,

— Clancy Docwra Ltd t/a Clancy Docwra Rail,

— Cleshar Contract Services Ltd,

— Colas Rail Ltd,

— Commercial Property Maintenance Services Ltd,

— Costain Ltd,

— Crossrail Ltd,

— Cubic Transportation Systems Ltd,

— DHL Supply Chain Ltd,

— East Midlands Trains,

— Eurostar International Ltd,

— Ferrovial Agroman UK Ltd,

— First Greater Western Ltd,

— First MTR South Western Trains Ltd,

— FPA Consulting Ltd,

— Frankham Consultancy Group Ltd,

— Galldris Construction Ltd,

— Galliford Try Infrastructure Ltd,

— GB Railfreight Ltd,

— Geoffrey Osborne Ltd,

— Giffen Group Ltd,

— Govia Thameslink Railway Ltd,

— Halcrow Group Ltd,

— Harsco Rail Ltd,

— Heathrow Airport Ltd,

— High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd,

— Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd,

— Hochtief (UK) Construction Ltd,

— Integrated Utility Services Ltd,

— J Murphy and Sons Ltd,

— Jacobs U.K. Ltd,

— John Graham Construction Ltd T/A Graham Construction,

— JSS Rail Ltd t/a Sisk Rail,

— Keltbray Ltd T/A Keltbray Rail,

— Keolis Amey Docklands Ltd,

— Keolis Amey Metrolink,

— Kier Infrastructure and Overseas Ltd,

— Knorr Bremse Rail Systems (UK) Ltd,

— Laing O'Rourke Construction Ltd,

— Lend Lease Construction (Europe) Ltd,

— LNER (London North Eastern Railway formerly Virgin East Coast),

— London Underground Ltd t/a Transport for London,

— Lowery Ltd.,

— Lundy Projects Ltd,

— M J Quinn Integrated Services Ltd,

— Mace Ltd T/A Mace,

— McNicholas Construction Services Ltd,

— Merseyrail Electrics 2002 Ltd,

— Morgan Sindall Construction and Infrastructure Ltd,

— Network Rail,

— Nexus,

— NG Bailey Ltd,

— Northern Rail,

— Ove Arup and Partners International Ltd T/A Arup,

— Progress Rail Services UK Ltd,

— Resonate Group Ltd,

— Select Plant Hire Company Ltd,

— Siemens Mobility Ltd, Rail Automation Ashby,

— Siemens Mobility Ltd, Rail Automation Chippenham,

— Siemens Mobility Ltd, Rail Electrification,

— Siemens PLC - Managed Services,

— Skanska Construction UK Ltd,

— SNC-Lavalin Rail and Transit Ltd,

— Sonic Rail Services Ltd,

— Southeastern Railway,

— Stagecoach,

— Stagecoach South Western Trains Ltd,

— Stobart Rail Ltd,

— Story Contracting Ltd,

— Tarmac Holdings Ltd t/a Tarmac,

— Taziker Industrial Ltd,

— Telent Technology Services Ltd,

— THE Channel Tunnel Group Ltd T/A Groupe Eurotunnel,

— TSP Projects Ltd t/a TSP Projects,

— TXM Plant Ltd,

— UK Power Networks Services (Commercial) Ltd,

— Unipart Rail Ltd,

— Vinci Construction UK Ltd t/a Taylor Woodrow,

— Virgin Trains West Coast,

— Vital Human Resources Ltd,

— VolkerFitzpatrick Ltd,

— VolkerRail Ltd,

— VVB Engineering Ltd,

— Walker Construction (UK) Ltd,

— WSP UK Ltd.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: The High Court
Town: Procurement challenge is by way of legal proceedings through the High Court
Country: United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: