Works - 274093-2019

13/06/2019    S112

United Kingdom-London: Construction work for bridges and tunnels, shafts and subways

2019/S 112-274093

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
Official name: Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd
Postal address: 1 Eversholt Street
Town: London
Postal code: NW1 2DN
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person:

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Network Rail Western Rail Link to Heathrow (WRLtH)
Postal address: Davidson House, Forbury Square
Town: Reading
NUTS code: UKJ11 Berkshire
Postal code: RG1 3EU
Country: United Kingdom

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves 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: Rail Services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Pre Market Engagement for Western Rail Link to Heathrow — WRLtH

II.1.2)Main CPV code
45221000 Construction work for bridges and tunnels, shafts and subways
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The Western Rail Link to Heathrow (WRLtH) Project team will be holding a supplier workshop on the 23..2019.

This workshop is designed to engage with the market place to provide information on the WRLtH project and the scheme so far. The day will consist of an overview of the project including the packages of work that will be open to the market for tender as well as an interactive workshop to create an open forum for collaboration, providing an opportunity for suppliers to network, to review and discuss various aspects of the project.

If you are interested in attending this workshop in Swindon on the 23.7.2019 at 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. please email, by Friday 5.7.2019 providing the following information, upon which a formal invite will be confirmed.

Company Name.

Attendees names.

Job title.

Please note that places are limited and reserve the right to limit your number of attendees.

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)
45220000 Engineering works and construction works
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ11 Berkshire
Main site or place of performance:

The Western Rail Link to Heathrow (WRLtH) project has been developing options to provide west-facing direct rail access from the Great Western Main Line (GWML) to the Heathrow Airport Terminal 5.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The proposed main contract structure of the programme will be based on three discrete packages of work where the design and construction of each package can be completed largely in isolation of the other packages.

The first package will consist of works to construct the Rail Intersection Bridge (RIB) underneath the GWML and will include all civil engineering, track, OLE and associated works to create both the bridge and the new rail junction with the GWML.

The second package will consist of the works to construct the 2 tunnels into T5 and will include the procurement and operation of the Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs) and the construction of the shafts, cross passages and sprayed concrete sections.

The third package will consist of the fit-out of the tunnel section, including track, OLE, ventilation, etc.

II.2.14)Additional information

This is not an invitation to tender, it is solely a market engagement exercise and no direct business will be awarded as a result of participating in this exercise. Further responding to this PIN will not in any way advantage or disadvantage any supplier in a future procurement exercise. Following the market engagement exercise, Network Rail will not be bound to conduct a procurement exercise.

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:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: