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Supplies - 173064-2020

10/04/2020    S72

Netherlands-Utrecht: Rolling stock

2020/S 072-173064

Contract notice – utilities

Supplies

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: NS Lease B.V.
National registration number: 41680548
Postal address: Laan van Puntenburg 100
Town: Utrecht
NUTS code: NL NEDERLAND
Postal code: 3511ER
Country: Netherlands
Contact person: Erik Guldenaar
E-mail: procurementsupport@ns.nl
Telephone: +31 886713319
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.ns.nl
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.nsprocurement.nl/en/contact/
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
Official name: Questions can be asked on Ariba Sourcing. Access to Ariba can be requested by sending an email, including the contact details of your organization, to procurementsupport@ns.nl.
Postal address: Laan van Puntenburg 100
Town: Utrecht
NUTS code: NL NEDERLAND
Postal code: 3511 ER
Country: Netherlands
Contact person: NS Group N.V.
E-mail: procurementsupport@ns.nl
Telephone: +31 886713319
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.nsprocurement.nl/en/contact/
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.tenderned.nl/tenderned-web/aankondiging/detail/publicatie/akid/88888c0d6cf2721f1747440add5d4119
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the following address:
Official name: The tender must be submitted on Ariba Sourcing. Access can be requested by sending an email, including the contact details of your organization, to procurementsupport@ns.nl.
Postal address: Laan van Puntenburg 100
Town: Utrecht
Postal code: 3511 ER
Country: Netherlands
Contact person: NS Group N.V.
Telephone: +31 886713319
E-mail: procurementsupport@ns.nl
NUTS code: NL NEDERLAND
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.nsprocurement.nl/en/contact/
I.6)Main activity
Other activity: Passenger rail transport

Section II: Object

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

Double Deck Next Generation

Reference number: WS2322019226
II.1.2)Main CPV code
34620000 Rolling stock
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

Short general description of the contract

NS intends to conclude a contract, more specifically a purchase agreement, for the delivery of new EMUs consisting of single cars and double-deck cars (Train Sets) for passenger services in the Netherlands, including but not limited to, driving and maintenance training, documentation, support and spare parts.

The contract therefore consists of:

A. A purchase agreement containing a base order of Train Sets, at least intended for operation on the Dutch main rail network corridors including other items such as mock ups, training and documentation;

B. A support agreement;

C. A spare parts agreement(s);

D. Optional: addenda on the purchase agreement for possible additional orders of train sets.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: NL NEDERLAND
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Train set characteristics of base order

Operational service of the Train Sets on the Dutch main railway network is foreseen to start in the first half of 2027.

The base order foresees, besides the other deliverables, the supply of a total capacity of approximately 30 000 seats.

The foreseen characteristics for the base order Train Sets are, as an indication, listed below. The final characteristics will be defined in the award guidelines.

General characteristics:

• the Train Set complies with applicable standards including but not limited to European and Dutch legislation;

• the Train Set is an electrical multiple unit (EMU);

• the Train Set consists of a combination of single-deck and double-deck cars;

• the product platform the Train Set is based upon, allows Train Set versions with a length of approximately 105 m and with a length of approximately 160 m;

• the Train Set is suitable for the 1500 V DC electrified Dutch main railway network;

• the Train Set has a service speed of 160 kmph;

• the Train Set is suitable for the ATP-systems ERTMS and ATB;

• the Train Set complies with the kinematic reference profile DE2 and for lower parts GI2

• the Train Set has a line category that does not exceed C2;

• the Train Set is suitable for a platform height of 760 mm;

• the Train Set single-deck cars offer level access from a platform height of 760 mm;

Comfort and design characteristics:

• the Train Set interior and exterior is in accordance with the NS brand design guidelines;

• the Train Set appeals to passenger needs and is in accordance with the interior lay out and zones guidelines;

• the Train Set has a comfortable interior;

• the Train Set has an interior layout, door positions and door width that offer fast access and egress

Operational and performance characteristics:

• the Train Set is able to perform services with halting distances varying from 1,5 km to 77 km;

• the Train Set is robust in operation, the impact of failures (technical or operational) is minimised by design;

• the Train Set design is based upon proven technologies;

• the Train Set has low life cycle costs;

• the Train Set has low energy consumption;

• the Train Set has a high level of reliability;

• the Train Set is sustainable by design and in use;

• the Train Set is fit for use in the Netherlands with regard to but not limited to environmental conditions and infrastructural conditions.

Optional:

• as a technical option, the base order or any additional order might consider a bicourant Train Set suitable for a power supply of 1 500 V DC and 3 000 V DC.

• any other (technical) option(s) will be mentioned in the award guidelines.

Support agreement

In addition to the purchase agreement, NS intends to conclude a support agreement with supplier.

Spare parts agreement

In addition to the purchase agreement NS intends to conclude a (separate) spare parts agreement(s) as part of the scope of supply.

Possible additional orders

Possible additional orders are foreseen up to a total of approximately 80 000 seats to be ordered until 2036. This is mainly depending on passenger growth and developments with regard to the transport concession between NS and the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 0
Price - Weighting: 0
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/04/2022
End: 31/12/2035
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The support agreement might be extended for long term support. The purpose of this long term support is provided in the selection guidelines.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

As mentioned under:

— short general description of the contract under ‘D’: ‘addenda on the purchase agreement for possible additional orders of Train Sets’,

— Train Set Characteristics of base order under ‘Optional’: ‘As a technical option, the base order or any additional order might consider a bicourant Train Set suitable for a power supply of 1500 V DC and 3000 V DC’,

— Train Set Characteristics of base order under ‘Optional’: ‘Any other (technical) option(s) will be mentioned in the Award Guidelines.’

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 05/06/2020
Local time: 13:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Rechtbank Midden Nederland
Postal address: Vrouwe Justitiaplein 1
Town: Utrecht
Postal code: 3511 EX
Country: Netherlands
E-mail: midden-nederland@rechtspraak.nl
Internet address: https://www.rechtspraak.nl/
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
09/04/2020