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Works - 119966-2020

11/03/2020    S50

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Works for complete or part construction and civil engineering work

2020/S 050-119966

Periodic indicative notice – utilities

This notice is a periodic indicative notice only


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd
National registration number: 06791686
Postal address: Two Snowhill, Snow Hill Queensway
Town: Birmingham
Postal code: B4 6GA
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.6)Main activity
Railway services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

HS2 Phase One Stations: Interchange Automated People Mover — Pre-Procurement Market Engagement

II.1.2)Main CPV code
45200000 Works for complete or part construction and civil engineering work
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

This Periodic Indicative Notice (‘PIN’) relates to the forthcoming procurement for the design, build and maintenance of an Automated People Mover (APM).

This PIN is to alert suppliers that HS2 Ltd wishes to commence pre-procurement market engagement and consultation, including seeking responses to the supplier questionnaire referred to in this PIN below.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
31000000 Electrical machinery, apparatus, equipment and consumables; lighting
34600000 Railway and tramway locomotives and rolling stock and associated parts
34610000 Rail locomotives and tenders
34620000 Rolling stock
34622200 Railway passenger coaches
34630000 Parts of railway or tramway locomotives or rolling stock; railways traffic-control equipment
34632000 Railways traffic-control equipment
34632200 Electrical signalling equipment for railways
34632300 Electrical installations for railways
35711000 Command, control, communication systems
45210000 Building construction work
45213300 Buildings associated with transport
45213320 Construction work for buildings relating to railway transport
45213321 Railway station construction work
45220000 Engineering works and construction works
45221112 Railway bridge construction work
45221122 Railway viaduct construction work
45234000 Construction work for railways and cable transport systems
45234100 Railway construction works
45234116 Track construction works
45234200 Cable-supported transport systems
45300000 Building installation work
45400000 Building completion work
50220000 Repair, maintenance and associated services related to railways and other equipment
60210000 Public transport services by railways
II.2.3)Place of performance
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

HS2 Ltd intends to procure an Automated People Mover (APM) that will transport passengers between the new HS2 Interchange Station, the National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Birmingham International Railway Station and Birmingham Airport.

The purpose of this PIN is to alert suppliers that HS2 Ltd wishes to commence pre-procurement market engagement and consultation, including seeking responses to the supplier questionnaire. Key elements of the proposed scope and HS2 Ltd’s current views on the procurement, contracting and packaging strategy for the APM are described in the APM Market Briefing document. The APM Market Briefing and supplier questionnaire are available at:

HS2 Ltd may undertake further and other pre-procurement market consultation exercises but initially this questionnaire is to gauge the level of appetite within the market for the APM requirements. The responses to the questionnaire will also inform HS2 Ltd’s procurement strategy and commercial approach.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

1) HS2 Ltd has selected CPV codes at II.1.2) Main CPV code and II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s) that appear to most closely fit the core elements of the APM scope but interested organisations should review the market briefing document for further information on the scope for the two separate works packages. Further, although certain selected CPV codes refers to cable transport systems, HS2 Ltd is not specifying a particular type of system or technology for the systems works package.

2) The APM Market Briefing document containing further information about the APM and the supplier questionnaire are available through the following link:

3) Please complete the questionnaire by noon on 20 March 2020.

4) This PIN is not a call for competition and is not published to reduce time limits for the receipt of tenders.

5) This PIN is only to alert the market to the forthcoming procurement and HS2 Ltd’s intention to commence pre-procurement planning and market consultation to inform its procurement strategy and commercial approach for the services/supplies/works referred to in this PIN. HS2 Ltd intends to launch the procurement in Q4 2020 by the publication of a further PIN and/or contract notice (or notice through Find a Tender (‘FTS’), if applicable) but HS2 Ltd reserves the right not to commence any procurement or award any contract(s) in respect of the services/supplies/works referred to in this PIN and to amend the information in this PIN.

6) Non-participation in the market engagement exercise shall not prevent any supplier from participating in the procurement.

7) Given the early stage of the procurement process, the anticipated impact of market engagement process, and other internal processes, any information provided in this PIN may change. Insofar as permitted by law, HS2 Ltd shall not be liable for any losses incurred by any party as a result of reliance on such information.

8) Publication of this PIN is part of the normal HS2 Ltd due diligence process on its options, and the publication of this PIN does not indicate that a decision has been made on a particular route for a procurement and/or subsequent contract award, if any.

9) HS2 Ltd is not obliged to communicate with any parties/economic operators that complete the supplier questionnaire.

10) HS2 Ltd is not obliged to respond to any correspondence on this notice or any matter related to this pre-procurement market engagement exercise. The decision to include any party/economic operator in any subsequent engagement process shall remain with HS2 Ltd alone.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: