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19/03/2014    S55

United Kingdom-London: Bicycles

2014/S 055-092133

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: Transport for London – Surface Transport
Postal address: Palestra 197 Blackfriars Road
Town: London
Postal code: SE1 8NJ
Country: United Kingdom
For the attention of: Ben MacBean

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Further information can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
Other: Transport
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Potential public electric bike hire trial in London
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 2: Land transport services [2], including armoured car services, and courier services, except transport of mail


II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
This notice seeks information about existing public e-bike hire products on the market.
These products should offer an integrated bike and docking station hire solution.
Information should only be provided about products that comply with the EU or UK legislative definition of an e-bike.
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34430000 Bicycles, 34431000 Non-motorised bicycles, 34400000 Motorcycles, bicycles and sidecars, 34420000 Motor scooters and cycles with auxiliary motors, 34422000 Cycles with auxiliary motors, 34421000 Motor scooters

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.8)Additional information:

Interested parties are required to register their interest in participating in this exercise by emailing providing company and key contact details.

The Expression of Interest document shall then be sent for completion.

Responses must be sent to TfL via email address no later than 13:00 on 7 April 2014.

TfL will manage this process in an open and transparent manner to maximise the possible benefits.
Participation or non participation in this soft market testing will not disadvantage or advantage any supplier's ability to participate in any future procurement activity.
Direct or indirect canvassing of any TfL employee or agent by any supplier concerning this requirement, or any attempt to procure information from any TfL employee or agent concerning this PIN outside of the formal process described in this document may result in the disqualification of the supplier from consideration of any future procurement activity.
TfL will not enter into a contract based solely on the responses to this PIN and no information contained in this document or in any communication made between TfL and any supplier in connection with this shall be relied upon as constituting a contract, agreement or representation that any contract shall be offered in accordance with this PIN.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: