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United Kingdom-Birmingham: Railway construction works
Periodic indicative notice – utilities
This notice is a periodic indicative notice only
Section I: Contracting entity
Main address: https://www.hs2.org.uk
Section II: Object
Industry Day to Launch Revised Strategy for the Overhead Catenary System
HS2 Ltd is hosting an Industry Day on 3.9.2019 to re-engage with the market and launch its revised strategy based on market appetite and conditions for the following contracts:
1) Overhead catenary system:
To register your interest for this event, please use the following link:
Registration deadline is 12.00 (UK Time) on 21.8.2019.
HS2 have recognised the current market conditions are challenging and the increasing concern regarding risk transfer and have therefore revised our position to provide a better balance and overall outcome.
The industry day will provide an opportunity to re-engage with the market and outline our revised strategy which we believe will attract a larger number of bidders, reduce risk and thereby produce a more competitive process.
The Overhead Catenary System (OCS) scope of works includes the design, build, installation, testing and commissioning of OCS for the entirety of the route for HS2 Phase 1 and Phase 2a.
The scope includes foundations and steelwork, small parts steelwork, support and registration equipment, In span assemblies including tensioning devices, neutral sections, asset condition monitoring equipment, switches and sectioning arrangements, registration and panning, earthing and bonding and electrification signage.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
This PIN is not a call for competition and is not published to reduce time limits for the receipt of tenders.
The procurement process for the Overhead Catenary System will be re-launched in 2019 by the publication of further PIN(s) and/or contract notice(s).
HS2 Ltd reserves the right not to commence any procurement or award any contract(s) in respect of the Overhead Catenary System and to amend the information in this PIN (including any arrangements for the industry day).
The decision to accept the registration of any supplier to the industry day shall be HS2 Ltd's and final. Non-participation in the industry day shall not prevent any supplier from participating in these 2 separate procurements.
Given the early stage of these 2 procurements and the anticipated impact of market engagement, information in this PIN may change. Insofar as permitted by law, HS2 Ltd shall not be liable for any losses incurred by any party as a result of reliance on such information.