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17/05/2017    S94    - - Supplies - Contract notice - Negotiated procedure 

United Kingdom-London: Rolling stock

2017/S 094-185720

Contract notice – utilities

Supplies

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Transport for London — Rail for London
42-50 Victoria Street
Contact point(s): Docklands Light Railways Limited
For the attention of: Matiur Rahman Choudhury
London
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2073639832
E-mail: MatiurChoudhury@tfl.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.tfl.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://eprocurement.tfl.gov.uk

Electronic access to information: http://eprocurement.tfl.gov.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://eprocurement.tfl.gov.uk

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

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Main activity
Railway services
Urban railway, tramway, trolleybus or bus services
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities
The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:
DLR Rolling Stock Replacement Project.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Supplies
Purchase

NUTS code UKI

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
This OJEU Notice relates to a procurement which is being conducted under the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016, using the Negotiated Procedure with prior call for competition. Docklands Light Railway Limited (DLRL) is seeking to let two contracts (as one lot) for the design, assurance, manufacture, testing, commissioning and entry into revenue service of a new fleet of up to 77 new fixed formation electric multiple unit trains for operating on 750v DC third rail on the Docklands Light Railway infrastructure together with technical support and spares supply services for a period of up to 35 years. The initial requirement is for 43 new trains with the first 3 trains currently planned for delivery for final acceptance testing by June 2021 thereafter entering revenue service from June 2022. The remaining trains within the initial requirement are anticipated to be delivered from July 2022, with the 43rd train entering revenue service no later than June 2024. In addition to the initial requirement, the contract for manufacture of the new trains will include options to purchase up to 34 additional trains. The new trains will be required to have a design life of at least 35 years, be designed with wide open gangways and a train length of between 86.4m and 88m and to be capable of automatic operation using existing proprietary digital signaling technology.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34620000, 34622200, 34622400, 50222000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
DLRL is intending to purchase a new fleet of fixed formation trains.
The scope is expected to include (without limitation and as more particularly described in the procurement documents):
a) The design, assurance, manufacture, testing, commissioning and entry into passenger service of up to 77 new fixed formation trains for operating on 750v DC third rail.
The initial requirement is for 43 new trains with the first 3 trains currently planned for delivery for network testing by June 2021 and provisional acceptance in June 2022. The remaining trains within the initial requirement are anticipated to be delivered from July 2022 with the 43rd train entering revenue service no later than June 2024.
In addition to the initial requirement, the contract structure will include options to purchase up to 34 additional trains.
The new trains will be required to have wide open gangways and a train length of between 86.4m and 88m and to be capable of automatic operation using existing proprietary digital signalling technology.
The trains shall have a design life of 35 years.
b) Technical support services and supply of spares and other materials for the 35 year design life of the new trains.
c) Ancillary, incidental and additional supplies and services as referred to in the procurement documents.
d) DLRL is not seeking finance offers for the Trains as part of this procurement. DLR intends to run a private finance procurement for the Trains with the timing and structure of such private finance yet to be determined.
In addition, DLRL may require the disposal, in a sustainable manner, of the existing DLR rolling stock fleet consisting of up to 94 vehicles.
Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 500 000 000 and 850 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: The scope will include options for up to 34 additional trains (as described in section II.2.1) and the manufacture, delivery, technical support and supply of spares for such additional trains dependent on emerging requirements, in each case as more particularly set out in the procurement documents.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 72 (from the award of the contract)
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 546 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
The requirements will be set out in the Invitation to Negotiate, a draft form of which is part of the procurement documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
The requirements will be set out in the Invitation to Negotiate, a draft form of which is part of the procurement documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
The requirements will be set out in the Invitation to Negotiate, a draft form of which is part of the procurement documents.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions:
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: The requirements will be set out in the Invitation to Negotiate, a draft form of which is part of the procurement documents.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire which forms part of the procurement documents.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: This is set out in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire which forms part of the procurement documents.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: This is set out in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire which forms part of the procurement documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Periodic indicative notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 081-144582 of 25.4.2015

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents (except for a DPS)
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
30.6.2017 - 12:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information:

Docklands Light Railway Limited (DLRL) is a subsidiary of Transport for London (TfL). TfL is a complex organisation operating both as a functional body of the Greater London Authority (GLA) under the direction of the Mayor of London and as a provider of transport services. Further information on TfL may be found at www.tfl.gov.uk.

The contract or contracts (if any) resulting from this call for competition may be awarded by and may be for the benefit of TfL and/or any of its subsidiaries and/or the GLA and/or any of the GLA's functional bodies from time to time.
This is a competitive procurement conducted in accordance with the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016. DLRL is undertaking this procurement and is the Contracting Authority.

Information and guidance on submission of prequalification documents can be accessed at www.tfl.gov.uk/eprocurement and Applicants should search for: DLR Rolling Stock Replacement Project.

Applicants are required to register on the TfL eTendering portal (this is only required once). If an Applicant is already registered, there is no need to do so again, otherwise the instructions for registration are as follows:

— Browse to the eTendering portal: https://eprocurement.tfl.gov.uk/epps/home.do

— Click the ‘Register as a Supplier’ link and follow the instructions.
If you require any further assistance, use the online help, or the Help Desk is available Monday to Friday (8:00 to 17:00) on:

Email: tfl-eproc-helpdesk@eurodyn.com

Phone: 0800 740 503
The Contracting Authority reserves the right to reject Applicants or disqualify or revise the pre-qualification status of Applicants who a) provide information which is discovered to be untrue or incorrect b) do not submit a tender in accordance with the Contracting Authority's requirements and/or c) fulfil one or more of the criteria in Regulation 57 of Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
The Contracting Authority shall not be liable for any costs or expenses incurred by any Applicants in considering and/or responding to the procurement process.
The Contracting Authority may interview any or all companies who express an interest in tendering for this work.
The Contracting Authority does not intend the supplier under the contracts to provide finance.
The description provided in II.1.5 and the scope described in section II.2.1 represents the current anticipated requirement. The Contracting Authority reserves the right to amend the description and/or scope and/or adjust the duration of the contract as a result of emerging operational or other requirements.
The estimated value range in section II.2.1 reflects the maximum number of option trains being ordered and 35 years spares and support services. The estimate is based on 2016 prices and excludes future effects of inflation.
The duration of the contract stated in section II.3 is based on an estimate of the time from contract award to acceptance of the first unit by the Contracting Authority and the subsequent provision of fleet support services for up to 35 years.
The Contracting Authority intends to enter into separate contracts with the same Applicant for both the Manufacture and Supply Agreement (the MSA) and the Fleet Support Agreement (the FSA).
The envisaged number of candidates to be invited to submit a Tender is between 3 and 5. The criteria for selecting candidates at the PQQ stage is set out in the Instructions to the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (which forms part of the procurement documents).
The objective, rules and criteria for participation are set out in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire which forms part of the procurement documents.
Procedural requirements relating to Variant bids will be set out in the Invitation to Negotiate, a draft form of which forms part of the procurement documents.
The contents of this notice are compliant with the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Contracting Authority will observe a standstill period for a minimum of 10 calendar days from when the contract award notice is issued to bidders. That notice will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period provides time for unsuccessful bidders to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. Any appeal or request for additional information should be sent to the (name and address as in Section I.1). The Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016 (SI 2016 No 274) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
12.5.2017