Works - 255030-2016

23/07/2016    S141    - - Works - Periodic indicative notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Cardiff: Railway construction works

2016/S 141-255030

Periodic indicative notice – utilities

This notice is a periodic indicative notice only

Works

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Welsh Government
c/o Transport for Wales, Southgate House, Wood Street
Cardiff
CF10 1EW
United Kingdom
Contact person: Tamara Evans
Telephone: +44 2921673434
E-mail: procurement@transportfor.wales
NUTS code: UKL

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://wales.gov.uk/?skip=1lang=en

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA51985

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.6)Main activity
Railway services

Section II: Object

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

ECI Design and Construction Opportunities arising from the ‘Metro’ programme in Wales.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
45234100
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

It is envisaged that a number of engineering contractors will be appointed on a framework basis from which contractors will be selected on an early contractor involvement basis (ECI Contractors) to adopt outline system design for aspects of infrastructure improvements (e.g. Traction power supply, civil works, permanent way) and to develop detailed designs sufficient for construction, then undertake implementation works. Activities may include development of designs, specifications & associated prices, assisting in preparation of necessary statutory and Environmental Impact Assessment documentation, planning, programming and undertaking implementation on site. It could also include maintenance of the implemented system. Applicants who wish to express interest in this contract should wait for a further PIN or Contract Notice (CN) & do not need to respond to the CN inviting expressions of interest in undertaking the role of an Operator and Development Partner.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 700 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 3
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

TBC.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Electrification

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45213320
45213321
45213322
45234000
45234100
45234111
45234120
45234129
60200000
63711000
71311230
71242000
71320000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

All Wales.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Design, construct, implement & maintain a traction power supply system for the South Wales Metro transit system from outline designs, assisting with preparation of any necessary statutory and EIA documentation. The traction power system could include conventional Overhead Line Electrification (OLE), discontinuous catenary, ground based supply and single point rapid charging or other emerging technologies. Both AC and DC systems may be required.

Responsibilities extend from main grid supply to sub-stations and local supplies including stations, depots, control centres etc. Possible overlap on other Lots but anticipated this Lot will include responsibility for piling, sub and superstructure required for OLE or other power supply systems.

II.2.14)Additional information

The ECI Contractor(s) will develop and agree Prices for construction of call off projects before award of NEC ECC construction contract and construction. It is currently envisaged that the process will be run as a 2 stage tender procedure using ECI principles, including a prequalification stage and may be awarded as a framework agreement.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

General Civil Works

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45213320
45213321
45213322
45234000
45234100
45234111
45234120
45234129
60200000
63711000
71311230
45221112
45221122
45234114
71220000
71242000
71320000
71322000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

All Wales.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Design, construct and maintain civil works projects from outline designs, preparing statutory and EIA documentation. Scope likely to include new infrastructure and refurbishment of existing assets, interventions on tunnels, bridges, culverts, retaining structures, embankments, cuttings, rail stations, depots and access routes and ‘Metro’ related highway works. Majority of works lie within existing Network Rail ownership and/or access rights, but some may take place in third party land or on-street. Potential overlap on other Lots but anticipated this Lot to include responsibility for ground investigation and asset condition appraisal as well as preparation of rights of way for track widening or new spurs in advance of the track works & electrification.

II.2.14)Additional information

The ECI Contractor(s) will develop and agree Prices for construction of call off projects before award of NEC ECC construction contract and construction. It is currently envisaged that the process will be run as a 2 stage tender procedure using ECI principles, including a prequalification stage and may be awarded as a framework agreement.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Works associated with the Permanent Way (track)

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
34941200
34941800
34946000
34632000
34946100
34946110
34946120
34946200
45234000
45234100
45234111
45234120
45234129
60200000
63711000
71311230
71242000
71322000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

All Wales.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Design, construct and maintain modifications and developments to the rail permanent way, including preparation of necessary statutory and EIA documentation. While the majority of the works will lie within the existing Network Rail ownership it is expected that track dualling, signalling systems infrastructure, depots, new spurs and on-street alignments may be required.

II.2.14)Additional information

The ECI Contractor(s) will develop and agree Prices for construction of call off projects before award of NEC ECC construction contract and construction. It is currently envisaged that the process will be run as a 2 stage tender procedure using ECI principles, including a prequalification stage and may be awarded as a framework agreement.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
01/06/2017

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

System design of rail improvements supporting the South Wales Metro programme will be led by an Operator and Development Partner (ODP). Details of the role of the ODP is in CN reference 2016/S 137-247785.

It is envisaged that the ODP, WG, TfW and ECI Contractors will work together in a collaborative alliance arrangement to ensure aligned objectives. This could include performance based incentives associated with each organisation's performance & that of the overall alliance, to support efficient, effective and timely delivery whilst minimising the effect on existing rail services and taking a whole life value approach.

This is a PIN only, not a call for competition. TfW anticipates future market engagement prior to issue of any associated CN.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=48950

(WA Ref:48950).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
19/07/2016