Works - 231091-2019

20/05/2019    S96    - - Works - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-London: Railway transport services

2019/S 096-231091

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
East West Rail Company (EWR Co.)
98 Petty France, Albany House, 4th Floor
United Kingdom
Contact person: Ami Keilah
NUTS code: 00

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Transport

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

East West Rail (EWR CO.) Programme Update Notification

II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Update for market with regards to the East West Rail Company (EWR CO.) programme.

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)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

EWR CO. conducted initial market engagement event/sessions throughout January 2019 to engage and understand with the market how EWR Co. should approach the design and build of the railway between Oxford and Cambridge. Since these early engagement sessions. The current approach and thinking following the market engagement, is to deliver the programme based on the following:

— define stage — EWR Co are currently procuring an Engineering Partner via CCS framework RM3745 to carry out early works for Development Consent Order,

— define stage — Client Side Partner — EWR Co. plan is to be an intelligent client and procuring a Client Side Partner (end of November 2019 est.) to provide additional resource and access to specific expertise that EWR Co. may require through the early stages of the programme,

— development/delivery stage — EWR Co. are reviewing a number of options, which are linked to the various potential finance models, to determine how development/delivery phase will be procured.

II.2.14)Additional information

This notice is for information purposes only and is not a tender opportunity notice. EWR Co. will be carrying out further market engagement sessions to ensure that the market is fully involved and has continuous input to how the programme should be best delivered. EWR Co. will inform the market via Delta of any sessions to be held and any future procurement activities.

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: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

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GO Reference: GO-2019515-PRO-14896790

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: