Services - 504121-2020

23/10/2020    S207

Ireland-Dublin: Architectural, engineering and planning services

2020/S 207-504121

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: National Transport Authority
National registration number: N/A
Postal address: Dun Sceine, Iveagh Court, Harcourt Lane
Town: Dublin 2
NUTS code: IE061 Dublin
Postal code: D02 WT20
Country: Ireland
Contact person: Gerard Deenihan
E-mail: procurement@nationaltransport.ie
Telephone: +353 18798300
Fax: +353 18798333
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.nationaltransport.ie
Address of the buyer profile: https://irl.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/1149
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=176216&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=176216&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
National or federal agency/office
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Transport

Section II: Object

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

Provision of Cork City Bus Network Redesign and Related Services

II.1.2)Main CPV code
71240000 Architectural, engineering and planning services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Core Services comprises the design and planning of a revised, and optimised, network of PSO Services in the Cork Metropolitan Area that achieves an increased number of passengers using the PSO Services at a broadly equivalent cost to the cost of subvention of the current PSO services.

The Core Services comprise the services include the review of the existing network of PSO bus services in the Cork Metropolitan Area and the design of a revised optimised network to take account of the expanding city. It is envisaged that these Core Services will be completed in a 15-month period commencing in January 2021.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71241000 Feasibility study, advisory service, analysis
71250000 Architectural, engineering and surveying services
71300000 Engineering services
71311200 Transport systems consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IE053 South-West
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Core Services comprises the design and planning of a revised, and optimised, network of PSO Services in the Cork Metropolitan Area that achieves an increased number of passengers using the PSO Services at a broadly equivalent cost to the cost of subvention of the current PSO services.

The Core Services comprise the services include the review of the existing network of PSO bus services in the Cork Metropolitan Area and the design of a revised optimised network to take account of the expanding city. It is envisaged that these Core Services will be completed in a 15-month period commencing in January 2021.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The expected term of the contract will be 3 years with an option to extend for up to a further 1 year at the sole discretion of the Authority.

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: no
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:

As set out in the tender documents.

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:

As set out in the tender documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 24/11/2020
Local time: 12:00
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
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Tender must be valid until: 23/05/2021
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 24/11/2020
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority will not be responsible for any costs, charges or expenses incurred by candidates or tenderers relating to this contract award procedure irrespective of the outcome of the competition, or if the competition is postponed or cancelled. All costs incurred by interested parties in participating in this competition must be borne by them.

Any contract award will be subject to a number of preconditions, including production of a current tax clearance certificate from the Revenue Commissioners in Ireland. The contracting authority may terminate this competition (or any part thereof), change the basis of and the procedures for the bidding process, at any time, or procure the project by alternative means if it appears that the project can thereby be more advantageously procured. The most economically advantageous or any tender will not automatically be accepted.

Refer to procurement documents for further information.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: High Court of Ireland
Postal address: Four Courts, Ground Floor (East Wing), Inns Quay
Town: Dublin 7
Postal code: D7
Country: Ireland
E-mail: highcourtcentraloffice@courts.ie
Telephone: +353 18886000
Fax: +353 18886125
Internet address: http://www.courts.ie
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

As set out in S.I. No 130/2010 European Communities (Public Authorities' Contracts) (Review Procedures) Regulations 2010 (in particular Regulation 7 thereof).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
20/10/2020