Works - 316988-2018

21/07/2018    S139    Works - Additional information - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-London: Railways traffic-control equipment

2018/S 139-316988


Notice for changes or additional information


(Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union, 2018/S 075-166100)

Legal Basis:

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
Postal address: 1 Eversholt Street, London
Town: London
Postal code: NW1 2DN
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Patrick Benjuya
Telephone: +44 7515621206

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

East Coast Main Line (EMCL) Digital Railway Train Control Framework Contract

Reference number: ECML/DR/TC/001
II.1.2)Main CPV code
34632000 Railways traffic-control equipment
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

ECML ETCS (Train Control)

This project will deliver Train Control lineside infrastructure systems technology along the East Coast Main Line (ECML) at any location from King's Cross to Edinburgh.

This procurement will result in a single supplier framework contract to deliver Train Control implementation for the ECML route, subject to funding, the DR national strategy not materially changing and supplier performance. The first anticipated scheme awarded under the framework is proposed to be Kings Cross to Peterborough control areas between Kings Cross and Stoke Tunnel.

The procurement will be undertaken through the Bravo NR portal application.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
VI.6)Original notice reference
Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 075-166100

Section VII: Changes

VII.1)Information to be changed or added
VII.1.2)Text to be corrected in the original notice
VII.2)Other additional information:

Since the publication of the PIN, the scope of the Train Control Partner (TCP) has been amended as follows:

1) The TCP will now be responsible for the Design, Build and Maintenance of the end to end system of the European train control system (ETCS) control unit fitted to rolling stock to the workstations in York. This now includes all telecommunications infrastructure, both mobile and fixed. Network Rail (NR) expects the appointed supplier to work closely and collaboratively with NR Telecommunication and NR Maintenance Units in the most effective manner to enable successful delivery of same.

2) The TCP will be responsible for the successful technical integration of the end to end System and achieving Full acceptance for the System from the System design authority.

3) During any Professional Services call-offs, the TCP may be tasked to develop, evaluate and compare alternative commercial and financial models for delivery and sustainment of the System being designed.

4) The potential value of the call-offs placed through the TCP framework contract has an increased estimated value of up to c 2 000 000 000 GBP (NB: estimate only for indicative purposes)

5) It is intended to launch the TCP procurement through the NR Bravo portal on Monday 6.8.2018 and a launch event will be held from 13:30hrs (GMT) in a Central London venue on the same date. If you would like to attend this event please email and copy in Patrick Benjuya — email:

Attendance will be limited to a maximum of strictly 3 representatives per organisation attending.

Please note that it is also intended to hold a follow-up session with Suppliers (primarily a Q&A session) on Friday 9.8.2018 to answer any questions Suppliers may have after having had an initial review of the OJEU and accompanying documentation. The venue will be at a Central London location (TBA).

6) We have also made available the Customer Requirement Specification (CRS) suite information which Suppliers may find useful. Please follow the link below to access: