Services - 122396-2020

13/03/2020    S52    Agencies - Services - Contract award notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Railway Operators, Staff and Passengers' Expertise

2020/S 052-122396

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking
Postal address: Avenue de la Toison d'Or 56–60
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Postal code: 1060
Country: Belgium
E-mail: procurement@s2r.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://shift2rail.org/

Address of the buyer profile: https://shift2rail.org/participate/procurement/ongoing-calls-for-tender/

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: rail R&I — railway system architecture

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Railway Operators, Staff and Passengers' Expertise

Reference number: S2R.19.OP.01
II.1.2)Main CPV code
60000000 Transport services (excl. Waste transport)
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The objective of the present call for tender is to avail the contracting authority with the services of three contractors to ensure that the S2R JU is in the position to achieve its objectives, combining the expert knowledge of its diversified membership with the one of stakeholders not currently directly involved in the S2R Programme. Each framework contract will be implemented through specific contracts where the type of expertise, the duration of the specific services and any other relevant element will be detailed. There are three lots:

1) Expertise in European Railway operations,

2) Expertise in European Railway Human Capital Aspects,

3) Expertise in European Railway Passenger Aspects.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 240 000.00 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Expertise in European Railway Human Capital Aspects

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
60200000 Railway transport services
80000000 Education and training services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Main site or place of performance:

BE10.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Under the supervision of the S2R JU, the services to be provided under lot 2 are related to the expertise in European railway human capital aspects. The S2R JU would like to avail itself of expertise in matters related to human capital in railway operations in the different segments included in the scope of the S2R Programme, through European railway staff associations’ representatives.

The activities should cover the support towards human capital aspects, in connection with rail R&I and its impacts in railway operations.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality and appropriateness of the tender / Weighting: 50 points
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and resources / Weighting: 40 points
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 10 points
Price - Weighting: 30 %
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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:

Horizon 2020.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Expertise in European Railway Passenger Aspects

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
60200000 Railway transport services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Main site or place of performance:

BE10.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Under the supervision of the S2R JU, the services to be provided under lot 3 are related to the expertise in European railway passenger aspects. The Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking would like to benefit from the knowledge of experts representing the European railway passengers’ perspective, in particular to ensure that R&I performed within S2R will be bringing tangible benefits to passengers’ future mobility.

The S2R JU will request the contractors to provide expert knowledge to supports its activities in the refinement of the driving elements of the S2R Programme and overall rail research and innovation, including beyond 2020.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality and appropriateness of the tender / Weighting: 50 points
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and resources / Weighting: 40 points
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 10 points
Price - Weighting: 30 %
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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:

Horizon 2020

II.2.14)Additional information

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 095-228483
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: S2R.19.OP.01
Lot No: 2
Title:

Expertise in European Railway Human Capital Aspects

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
05/02/2020
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 1
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: UIC
National registration number: W751014800
Postal address: 16 rue Jean Rey
Town: Paris
NUTS code: FR FRANCE
Postal code: 75015
Country: France

Internet address: https://uic.org

The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 120 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 120 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted
Value or proportion likely to be subcontracted to third parties
Proportion: 42 %
Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:

— contribution to the aspects requiring knowledge on human resources management for train drivers and workers from EU operators and infrastructure managers, especially from the organisational perspective; analysis of the determinants of competence and skills; contributions involving knowledge on impact on achieving goals; organisational culture, phase of development of the organisation

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: S2R.19.OP.01
Lot No: 3
Title:

Expertise in European Railway Passenger Aspects

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
05/02/2020
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 3
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: European Passengers' Federation (EPF)
National registration number: BE0867635702
Postal address: Kortrijksesteenweg 304
Town: Gent
NUTS code: BE2 VLAAMS GEWEST
Postal code: 9000
Country: Belgium

Internet address: http://www.epf.eu/wp/

The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 120 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 120 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GC.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1

Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
02/03/2020