Services - 94161-2017

14/03/2017    S51    Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Public transport services by railways

2017/S 051-094161

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: HS2
Postal address: High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd, Two Snowhill, Queensway
Town: Birmingham
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: B4 6GA
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Bob Parkin
E-mail: Bob.Parkin@hs2.org.uk

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.gov.uk/hs2

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://hs2.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://hs2.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
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
II.1.1)Title:

Independent Assessment Contract (AsBo/NoBo/DeBo).

Reference number: HS2 548
II.1.2)Main CPV code
60210000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

To secure the introduction of an Independent Assessment: Notified Body, Designated Body & CSM-RA Assessment Body to support the Contracting Authority and the wider high speed rail project in order to fulfil its legal obligations, under the Railway Interoperability Regulations (2011) (as amended) and the Common Safety Method on Risk Assessment and Evaluation (CSM-RA).

To identify and select a single, qualified tenderer utilising a single contract agreement for the contract term. The scope covers Phases 1, 2a) and, potentially, Operations.

To implement the approach to Railway System Safety and Interoperability defined in the HS2 Strategies: Railway System Safety Strategy (HS2-HS2-EN-STR-000-000001) and HS2 Interoperability Strategy (HS2-HS2-EN-STR-000-000005), copies of which will be issued as part of the tender documentation.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 20 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71631470
71311200
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

We are seeking a qualified and experienced partner who can provide assessment and compliance of applicable European and UK Railway standards and who can undertake to certify the relevant technical functions of the high-speed railway.

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
Value excluding VAT: 20 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 120
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12 month extension after end of 120 month term + 12 month extension after 132 month term.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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:

Notified Body, Designated Body & CSM-RA Assessment Body to support the Contracting Authority and wider high speed rail project in order to fulfil legal obligations, under the Railway Interoperability Regulations (2011) (as amended) and the Common Safety Method on Risk Assessment and Evaluation (CSM-RA).

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.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

The AsBo and NoBo, DeBo activities shall cover: HS2 Ltd Phase One infrastructure, including Infrastructure, (High Speed) Stations, Railway Systems (including signalling), Tunnels, Depots; and HS2 Ltd Phase 2a infrastructure, including Infrastructure, Railway Systems (including signalling), Tunnels, Depots. (there are no stations planned on phase 2a). CSM-RA safety demonstration of the HS2 Ltd.

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of 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.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 10/04/2017
Local time: 16:00
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
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 11/04/2017
Local time: 9:00
Place:

High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd.

Two Snow Hill.

Birmingham.

B4 6GA.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

As stated in the procurement documents.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd
Town: Birmingham
Postal code: B4 6GA
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
10/03/2017