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Works - 257207-2019

03/06/2019    S105

United Kingdom-London: Railway depot construction work

2019/S 105-257207

Contract notice – utilities


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Docklands Light Railway Ltd
Postal address: Castor Lane, Poplar
Town: London
Postal code: E14 0BL
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mohammed Abbas
Telephone: +44 2070384000
Internet address(es):
Main address:
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.6)Main activity
Railway services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Beckton Depot — Southern Sidings Project

Reference number: TfL-01352
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45234112 Railway depot construction work
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The works include creating 3 new stabling sidings and require 7 new switches and crossings units. These are to be completed before the Northern Sidings Project works commence.

The scope encompasses the following disciplines; civils, communications systems, signaling, permanent way/track alignment, traction services, electrical services and depot equipment and mechanical services. The contract will be let on a build only basis as detailed design will be completed separately and prior the commencement of this project works.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.3)Place of performance
Main site or place of performance:

18 Armada Way, Beckton, London, E6 7FB.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Docklands Light Railway (DLR) is procuring 33 new fixed formation trains as part of its Rolling Stock Replacement Programme (RSRP) to replace the life expired B90/92 fleet and 10 new fixed formation trains. The new trains are needed to meet the service requirements for future growth and development in the Royal Docks area. In order to facilitate these new trains, the maintenance and stabling capacity of the Beckton Depot (located in London) will need to be upgraded.

DLR is seeking a contractor to undertake the following packages of work:

— Stage 1: remediate and Level Ground within shown boundary to enable stabling roads to be built,

— Stage 2: installation, test and commissioning of additional stabling roads with associated platform access,

— Stage 3: all applicable services to enable use of the additional stabling roads,

— Stage 4: test track capability to be installed on new road, which will include track layout enabling of existing roads,

— Stage 5: installation of a section of training track to be used for pathway courses, as well as safe access/egress,

— optional Stage 6: sectional completion of 1 No stabling road to allow for dependant works in the Northern Sidings to be started without impact on the operation of the depot.

Further information can be found in the SQ Pack made available with the Contract Notice.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Technical / Weighting: 60
Quality criterion - Name: Commercial / Weighting: 40
Cost criterion - Name: Most economically advantageous tender / Weighting: 100
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 6 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 6
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 4
Maximum number: 6
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue
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.1.2)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.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:

DLR may require the contractor to provide a Parent Company Guarantee (PCG). The decision to require a PCG will be made by DLR during the tender evaluation stage and will depend on the financial strength of the contractor. The signed PCG must be provided by the contractor at the time of the contract execution.

III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Details of the payment arrangements can be found in the draft contractual terms which are included in the procurement documents.

III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

These can be found in Part 4 of the procurement documents, and the draft contractual terms which have been published alongside this Contract Notice.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

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: 12/06/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 06/08/2019
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

The procurement process is being conducted by Docklands Light Railway (DLR) which is which is part of the Transport for London (TfL) Group. TfL operates as a functional body of the Greater London Authority (GLA) under the direction of the Mayor of London.

Applicants shall note the following:

— all applicants are required to express an interest by registering on the eSourcing Portal ( Registering is only required once,

— all applicants must complete the Selection Questionnaire (SQ) on the eSourcing Portal.


Applicants should browse to the eSourcing Portal and complete the following:

(a) click the ‘Click here to register' link;

(b) accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue';

(c) enter your business and user details;

(d) note the username you use and click ‘Save' when complete;

(e) you will then receive an e-mail with your unique password.

Access to the Selection Questionnaire (SQ) and SQ pack:

(a) login to the eSourcing Portal with your unique username and password;

(b) click on the ‘PQQs Open to All Suppliers' link;

(c) click on the relevant titled Pre-qualification item;

(d) click the ‘Express Interest' button in the ‘Actions' box on the left hand side of the page (this will move the pre-qualification pack into the applicants ‘My PQQ' box) — this is a secure area for projects only;

(e) click on the PQQ code — the applicant can now access any attachments by clicking the ‘Settings and Buyer Attachments' in the Actions box;

(f) download the documents relating to the pre-qualification questionnaire. Click ‘Attachments' on the left hand side. The number in brackets refers to number of documents that need to be downloaded. Click on the bold and underlined filename. Select ‘Save' and store on your PC.

Responding to the SQ:

(a) the applicants must now choose ‘Reply' or ‘reject' (please give a reason if rejecting);

(b) applicants must use the messages functions to communicate with DLR or seek clarification;

(c) please note the deadline for completion, this is a precise time and the eSourcing portal will reject an applicant's pre-qualification questionnaire if it is submitted after this time;

(d) applicants should click ‘Publish' when they wish to submit the final completed pre-qualification questionnaire. Please note that there is detailed online help For further assistance contact the BravoSolution helpdesk which is available Monday to Friday (8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.) BST on (a) email — or (b) telephone — 08003684850 or outside UK +44(0)2033496601.

DLR will use the information provided to select applicants to be invited to tender for the contract. A response to this notice does not guarantee that an applicant will be invited to tender. The award process may be terminated or suspended at any time without cost or liability to DLR. DLR does not bind itself to enter into any contract arising out of the procedures envisaged by this notice. Any contract let by DLR may contain provision that the contract may be extended at DLR's discretion. DLR shall not be liable for any costs or expenses incurred by any applicant in considering and/or responding to the procurement process.

Any applicant who:

— provides information or confirmations which later prove to be untrue or incorrect, or

— does not supply the information required by this notice or by the Selection Questionnaire and the SQ pack, or as otherwise required by DLR during the award process, or

— by reference to Regulation 80 of the UK Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016 fails any one or more of the criteria set out in Regulation 57 of the UK Public Contracts Regulations 2015 will be disqualified.

DLR reserves the right to require the submission of any additional, supplementary or clarification information as it may, in its absolute discretion, consider appropriate.

Tenders and supporting documents must be priced in Pounds Sterling and all payments made under the contract will be in Pounds Sterling unless otherwise stated.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Transport for London
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: