Works - 236241-2020

20/05/2020    S98    Works - Contract notice - Negotiated procedure 

United Kingdom-London: Railway construction works

2020/S 098-236241

Contract notice – utilities

Works

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Transport for London — Rail for London Ltd
National registration number: 05965930
Postal address: 5 Endeavour Square, Stratford
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI LONDON
Postal code: E20 1JN
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Steven Davies
E-mail: LondonOvergroundProcurement@TfL.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://tfl.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://tfl.gov.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/
I.6)Main activity
Railway services

Section II: Object

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

London Rail Infrastructure Improvement Framework

Reference number: DN465077
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45234100 Railway construction works
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of this procurement is to establish a framework agreement to provide a new delivery route for major and minor infrastructure improvement works on Transport for London (TfL) and Network Rail Managed Infrastructure (NRMI).

This framework will be Rail for London Ltd (Part of the TfL Group of Companies and made up of London Overground, Trams and DLR) primary means of undertaking infrastructure improvement works for the term of the framework agreement. While primarily for Rail for London Ltd this framework can be utilised all TfL Group Companies including London Underground LImited and Crossrail for rail infrastructure improvement works.

Economic operators applying for this framework will need to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the applicable professional engineering and design matters relating to railway station operations, railway engineering and be able to apply them to the operation of an light rail operations and heavy passenger rail operations.

Economic operators will be required to undertake the duties of principal designer and principal contractor under the CDM Regulations for all call-off contracts awarded under the framework agreement.

The selection criteria for the SSQ as well as the deadline for completion can be located within the SSQ pack.

The framework terms and conditions will be based on NEC3 Option A, Option C, Short form and professional services contract (with TfL Amendments).

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 250 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 2
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Minor Infrastructure Improvement

Lot No: 1.1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
32500000 Telecommunications equipment and supplies
34632300 Electrical installations for railways
34946000 Railway-track construction materials and supplies
42500000 Cooling and ventilation equipment
45111000 Demolition, site preparation and clearance work
45213320 Construction work for buildings relating to railway transport
45213321 Railway station construction work
45221112 Railway bridge construction work
45233251 Resurfacing works
45234112 Railway depot construction work
45234115 Railway signalling works
45313000 Lift and escalator installation work
45315400 High voltage installation work
45331000 Heating, ventilation and air-conditioning installation work
45340000 Fencing, railing and safety equipment installation work
50220000 Repair, maintenance and associated services related to railways and other equipment
71220000 Architectural design services
71311000 Civil engineering consultancy services
71315300 Building surveying services
71320000 Engineering design services
71351500 Ground investigation services
71353200 Dimensional surveying services
71355000 Surveying services
71631470 Railway-track inspection services
90491000 Sewer survey services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKI LONDON
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1.1: Minor infrastructure improvement for works valued between GBP 0-GBP 4 000 000.

The list below is indicative only, the full framework scope can be located in Attachment 1 of the SSQ documentation.

The successful 2-3 economic operators awarded a framework agreement for this lot will have the capability to design, procure, install/modify, execute, test and commission and handover into maintenance the following packages of works/services identified below:

Design: The successful economic operators will have the capability to provide multidisciplinary designs throughout the life cycle of a project. This will include (but is not limited to) fulfilling early design development including feasibility, option selection and single option development and detailed design.

Works: Civil and premises — including modification of existing railway stations, route wide civils structures, Station platforms, Railway depots, ancillary buildings.

Works: Telecommunications — lineside and railway control systems, radio systems, antenna's, information and security systems, CCTV, access control, PA systems, customer information systems, public help point systems, passenger emergency points, telephone systems, data networks and Scada systems.

Works: Fire detection and prevention systems — Fire detection, warning systems and integration into new and/or existing systems, fire suppression systems, smoke ventilation systems, fire separation, compartmentation and structural fire protection, fire safety management controls.

Works: Low voltage mechanical, electrical and power installations/renewal for railway stations, station platforms, railway depots and ancillary buildings.

Works: High voltage mechanical, electrical and traction power (Track) including points and conductor rail heating systems, high voltage transformers, rectifiers and HV cabling, UPS, line side lighting, earthing and bonding, EMC verification, signalling power supply.

Works: Overhead line equipment (OHLE) and direct current (DC) — including design, installation and commissioning of OHLE and DC systems.

Works: Signalling — including installation of TPWS systems, signalling commission systems, line side indicators, signalling control systems.

Works: Track — the installation of track on all TfL infrastructure (i.e. heavy rail, light rail and trams).

Works: Station lifts and escalators — including design, Installation, modification and commissioning and asset hand back.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 84
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The scope of the minor infrastructure improvement works required by this lot/framework will be a continuing requirement by TfL. Such works will continue to be required following expiry of this framework but the procurement and contracting strategy may change.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 2
Maximum number: 3
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The duration of the framework agreement shall be 7 years. The initial term of the framework will be 5 years which can be extended at the discretion of TfL by a further 2 years in 12-month intervals.

Please see the procurement documentation for more details.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Major Infrastructure Improvement

Lot No: 1.2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
32500000 Telecommunications equipment and supplies
34632300 Electrical installations for railways
34946000 Railway-track construction materials and supplies
42500000 Cooling and ventilation equipment
45111000 Demolition, site preparation and clearance work
45213320 Construction work for buildings relating to railway transport
45213321 Railway station construction work
45221112 Railway bridge construction work
45233251 Resurfacing works
45234112 Railway depot construction work
45234115 Railway signalling works
45313000 Lift and escalator installation work
45315400 High voltage installation work
45331000 Heating, ventilation and air-conditioning installation work
45340000 Fencing, railing and safety equipment installation work
50220000 Repair, maintenance and associated services related to railways and other equipment
71220000 Architectural design services
71311000 Civil engineering consultancy services
71315300 Building surveying services
71320000 Engineering design services
71351500 Ground investigation services
71353200 Dimensional surveying services
71355000 Surveying services
71631470 Railway-track inspection services
90491000 Sewer survey services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKI LONDON
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1.2: Major infrastructure improvement for works valued above GBP 4 000 000.

The list below is indicative only, the full framework scope can be located in Attachment 1 of the SSQ documentation.

The successful 2-3 economic operators awarded a framework agreement for this lot will have the capability to design, procure, install/modify, execute, test and commission and handover into maintenance the following packages of works/services identified below:

Design: The successful economic operators will have the capability to provide multidisciplinary designs throughout the lifecycle of a project. This will include (but is not limited to) fulfilling early design development including feasibility, option selection and single option development and detailed design.

Works: Civil and premises — including modification of existing railway stations, route wide civils structures, station platforms, railway depots, ancillary buildings.

Works: Telecommunications — lineside and railway control systems, radio systems, antenna's, information and security systems, CCTV, access control, PA systems, customer information systems, public help point systems, passenger emergency points, telephone systems, data networks and scada systems.

Works: Fire detection and prevention systems — fire detection, warning systems and integration into new and/or existing systems, fire suppression systems, smoke ventilation systems, fire separation, compartmentation and structural fire protection, fire safety management controls.

Works: Low voltage mechanical, electrical and power installations/renewal for railway stations, station platforms, railway depots and ancillary buildings.

Works: High voltage mechanical, electrical and traction power (Track) including points and conductor rail heating systems, high voltage transformers, rectifiers and HV cabling, UPS, line side lighting, earthing and bonding, EMC verification, signalling power supply.

Works: Overhead line equipment (OHLE) and direct current (DC) — including design, installation and commissioning of OHLE and DC systems.

Works: Signalling — including installation of TPWS systems, signalling commission systems, line side indicators, signalling control systems.

Works: Track — the installation of track on all TfL infrastructure (i.e. Heavy rail, light rail and trams).

Works: Station lifts and escalators — including design, installation, modification and commissioning and asset hand back.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 84
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The scope of the major infrastructure improvement works required by this lot/framework will be a continuing requirement by TfL. Such works will continue to be required following expiry of this framework but the procurement and contracting strategy may change.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 2
Maximum number: 3
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The duration of the framework agreement shall be 7 years. The initial term of the framework will be 5 years which can be extended at the discretion of TfL by a further 2 years in 12 month intervals.

Please see the procurement documentation for more details.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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 III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

Selection criteria is as stated in the procurement documents.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
List and brief description of rules and criteria:

Selection criteria is as stated in the procurement documents.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

All economic operators awarded a framework agreement will be expected to maintain the following:

1) adherence to TfL Health and Safety Policies and Standards,

2) adherence to TfL's Privacy and Data Guidelines and GDPR Regulations,

3) compliance with Cyber Security Standards,

4) compliance with Work Related Road Risk (WRRR),

5) compliance with London Living Wage,

6) supporting relevant parts of TfL's responsible procurement policy.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 6
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 8 years:

IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 170-416274
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 26/06/2020
Local time: 12:00
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
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

The procurement process is being conducted on behalf of Transport for London (TfL) under the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016. TfL operates as a functional body of the Greater London Authority under the direction of the Mayor of London. Economic operators (prospective suppliers) should note that this procurement is being undertaken under the negotiated procedure with prior call for competition.

The draft invitation to tender (ITT) forms part of the procurement documents and is provided for information only. Prospective suppliers must only complete the SSQ documents at this stage and only provide responses to the ITT if they are requested to by TfL following SSQ Evaluation.

If TfL decides to enter into a framework agreement with the successful supplier(s), this does not mean that there is any guarantee of subsequent contracts being awarded. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of potential suppliers.

TfL reserves the right to withdraw from the procurement process and may award the contract in whole, in part or not at all as a result of this call for competition. TfL shall not be liable for any costs or expenses incurred by any suppliers in considering and/or responding to the procurement process.

Tenders and supporting documents must be priced in pounds sterling and all payments made under the contract will be in pounds sterling, unless otherwise advised.

To access the procurement documents and complete and submit the SSQ, the supplier will need to be registered on TfL's Procontract eTendering portal. To register or to check if you are already registered log on to https://procontract.due-north.com Further instructions and guidance are included in the selection questionnaire and other procurement documents.

Any potential supplier that is registered should log onto TfL's eTendering system and search for ‘London Rail Infrastructure Improvement Framework DN465077’ Potential suppliers should express their interest in the opportunity by completing and submitting the SSQ by the deadline for receipt stated in IV.2.2).

TfL cannot consider SSQ submissions received after the closing date/time or received by means other than the portal.

Please note that TfL reserves the right to award the framework lots on the basis of the initial tenders without conducting negotiations. Clarification meetings or post tender negotiation meetings will be held in TfL Offices in London.

The estimated total framework value above reflects the anticipated spend for the initial term of the contract only and does not include the extension options. Any orders placed under this framework agreement will form a separate contract under the scope of this framework between the supplier and the specific contracting authority.

This procurement process is being conducted electronically on the eTendering portal ProContract from Proactis. The portal can be accessed via the following link: (https://procontract.due-north.com). Interested suppliers must express their interest as soon as possible via the portal to access and download all relevant procurement documents and submit a standard selection questionnaire (SSQ) by the deadline stated in IV.2.2).

This framework can be utilised for rail infrastructure improvement (as defined in the Capability Statement located within the SSQ) by any member of the TfL Group of companies which means Transport for London, a statutory body set up by the Greater London Authority Act 1999 and any of its subsidiaries (as defined in Section 1159 of the Companies Act 2006) and their subsidiaries.

Where a supplier (whether a single or group of organisations) is relying on the capacity or capacities of a parent or other company for economic and financial standing a parent company guarantee may be required.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: HM Courts and Tribunals Service
Postal address: Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: Enquiries.centrallondon.countycourt@justice.gov.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

TfL will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the framework is communicated to potential suppliers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be a minimum of ten (10) calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful suppliers to lodge an appeal in regards to the award decision, before the contract is entered into.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
16/05/2020