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Works - 466826-2023

01/08/2023    S146

Ireland-Dublin: Railway construction works

2023/S 146-466826

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: Iarnród Eireann-Irish Rail
National registration number: IE119571
Postal address: Inchicore Works, Inchicore , Dublin 8
Town: Dublin
NUTS code: IE Éire / Ireland
Postal code: D08 K6Y3
Country: Ireland
Contact person: Gavin English
E-mail: gavin.english@irishrail.ie
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.irishrail.ie
Address of the buyer profile: www.irishrail.ie
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.etenders.gov.ie/epps/pmc/viewPmc.do?resourceId=1965107
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://www.etenders.gov.ie/epps/pmc/viewPmc.do?resourceId=1965107
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Railway Services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

DART+ Programme Dublin

Reference number: 1965107
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45234100 Railway construction works - IA01 - MA08
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

DART+ Programme – Design and construction works of signalling & telecoms, electrification, civils and structural works including new DART+ stations and DART+ depot, and systems integration.

Other activities: Utility diversions, embankment stabilisation works, heritage works

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 3 000 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
31518000 Signalling lights
34632100 Mechanical signalling
34632200 Electrical signalling equipment for railways
35262000 Crossing control signalling equipment
45200000 Works for complete or part construction and civil engineering work
45210000 Building construction work
45213321 Railway station construction work
45221000 Construction work for bridges and tunnels, shafts and subways
45221200 Construction work for tunnels, shafts and subways
45222000 Construction work for engineering works except bridges, tunnels, shafts and subways
45230000 Construction work for pipelines, communication and power lines, for highways, roads, airfields and railways; flatwork
45234111 City railway construction work
45234112 Railway depot construction work
45234116 Track construction works
45234123 Partially underground railway works
45234125 Underground railway station
45234127 Tramway depot construction work
48140000 Railway traffic control software package
50220000 Repair, maintenance and associated services related to railways and other equipment
63711100 Train monitoring services
71311000 Civil engineering consultancy services
71320000 Engineering design services
71541000 Construction project management services
72212140 Railway traffic control software development services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IE Éire / Ireland
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

DART+ Programme is a transformative programme of projects that aims to modernise and improve existing rail services in the Greater Dublin Area (GDA). It will see the DART network grow from its current 50km in length to over 150km. Bringing DART travel with all its benefits to new and existing communities. The provision of a new electrified fleet will improve capacity and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. DART+ Programme will promote multi modal transit, active transport, boost regional connectivity and make public transport the preferred option for more and more people. The DART+ Programme will deliver frequent, modern, electrified services to:

Maynooth and M3 Parkway;

Hazelhatch and Celbridge;

Drogheda; and

seek to improve southern DART services as far as Bray & Greystones.

DART+ Programme is being developed and promoted by Iarnród Éireann and National Transport Authority (NTA) to meet the aims of the National Development Plan (NDP) and the Transport Strategy for the Greater Dublin Area 2016 – 2035.

Further information on the project can be found at the DART+ Programme website, and is included in the Information Memorandum published with this PIN.

II.2.14)Additional information

Iarnrod Eireann – Irish Rail is the procuring authority for the DART+ Programme .

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:

DART+ Programme Dublin – Registration of interest to participate in market consultation on the preliminary approach to the procurement strategy for DART+ Programme.

Type of Contract - Under development and will be determined as part of developing the procurement strategy for the DART+ programme.

Important: This is not a call for competition and therefore no tender documents are available.

No competitive process will result from this advertisement; any future competition will be subject to appropriate advertisement via the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) and on www.etenders.gov.ie.

Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken by organisations or service providers is a matter solely for themselves and costs will not be reimbursed. Interested parties will not be prejudiced by any failure to register and participate in the future market consultations, Irish Rail will not pay any compensation or fees for registration and attending at any meetings or engagements.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: