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29/12/2015    S251

Belgium-Brussels: Cross-cutting activities in the Shift2Rail framework: long-term needs and socio-economic research

2015/S 251-459831

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Official name: Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking
Postal address: avenue de la Toison d'Or 56–60, TO56 02/11
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1060
Country: Belgium
Contact person:
For the attention of: Sébastien Pechberty

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Further information can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.3)Main activity
Other: Railway research and development.
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Cross-cutting activities in the Shift2Rail framework: long-term needs and socio-economic research.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 8: Research and development services

NUTS code BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË,BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest

II.3)Information on framework agreement
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement: no
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
— Contribute to developing a common methodology for evaluating the economic, safety and environmental impacts, costs and benefits of the different R&I actions and their contribution to the S2R objectives.
— Development of implementable tools and methodologies to establish operational KPIs for assessment and support to project management; provide KPI methodology, theory and experience of practical applications; develop implementable tools for KPI assessment, including a model for the relation of KPIs towards the overall targets of the S2R programme and models for the SPD base scenarios.
— Support the market uptake of past research, its future implementation and potential benefits.
Estimated cost excluding VAT: 500 000 EUR


This contract is divided into lots: no
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services, 63710000 Support services for land transport, 60200000 Railway transport services, 79000000 Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.8)Additional information:

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: