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Services - 444521-2018

12/10/2018    S197

Belgium-Brussels: Study on alternative communication bearers in railway environment

2018/S 197-444521

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking
Postal address: Avenue de la Toison d'Or 56–60
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Postal code: 1060
Country: Belgium
E-mail: procurement@s2r.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://shift2rail.org/
Address of the buyer profile: https://shift2rail.org/participate/procurement/ongoing-calls-for-tender/
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://shift2rail.org/participate/procurement/ongoing-calls-for-tender/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Study on alternative communication bearers in railway environment

Reference number: S2R.18.OP.05
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71311230 Railway engineering services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The objective of the study is to identify and assess alternative bearer technologies for enhancing train to ground communications in the context of challenging operational and passenger digital connectivity requirements.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 150 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
34630000 Parts of railway or tramway locomotives or rolling stock; railways traffic-control equipment
34940000 Railway equipment
34632000 Railways traffic-control equipment
35711000 Command, control, communication systems
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The objective of the study is to identify and assess alternative bearer technologies for enhancing train to ground communications in the context of challenging operational and passenger digital connectivity requirements.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of services / Weighting: 60
Price - Weighting: 40
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 150 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

Horizon 2020

II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents.See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

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

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 19/11/2018
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English, Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Czech
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 26/11/2018
Local time: 10:00
Place:

Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking Headquarters, avenue de la Toison d'Or 56-60, 1060, Brussels

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Maximum one legal representative per participating tenderer may attend the opening session. Tenderers shall inform the Joint Undertaking of their intention to attend, at least 5 working days prior to the opening session.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
05/10/2018