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Title: AsBo and NoBo consultants
Published by: Transport for Wales
Publication Date: 09/02/2021
Deadline Date: 11/03/2021
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: TfW are looking to appoint several suppliers to a Framework to carry out AsBo, NoBo and DeBo assessments across the network. The certification Body will need to carry out the CSM Risk Evaluation and Assessment work.
The suppliers will be required to undertake the role of the Notifiable, Designated and Assessment Bodies in association with the design, construction, and eventual commissioning into service of a railway.
Work will be done in accordance with the Railways (Interoperability) Regulations 2011 (as amended) and the Common Safety Method for Risk Evaluation & Assessment (CSM-RA).
CPV: 60200000, 71313410, 90711100, 63711000, 34632200, 34940000, 35262000, 45234100, 45234115, 48140000, 50220000, 71311230, 72212140, 79417000.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Transport for Wales

3 Llys Cadwyn, Taff Street

Pontypridd

CF37 4TH

UK

Contact person: Leanne Millard

Telephone: +44 2921673434

E-mail: procurement@tfw.wales

NUTS: UKL

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://trc.cymru

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA50685

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity

Other: Transport related services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

AsBo and NoBo consultants

Reference number: C000369.00

II.1.2) Main CPV code

60200000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

TfW are looking to appoint several suppliers to a Framework to carry out AsBo, NoBo and DeBo assessments across the network. The certification Body will need to carry out the CSM Risk Evaluation and Assessment work.

The suppliers will be required to undertake the role of the Notifiable, Designated and Assessment Bodies in association with the design, construction, and eventual commissioning into service of a railway.

Work will be done in accordance with the Railways (Interoperability) Regulations 2011 (as amended) and the Common Safety Method for Risk Evaluation & Assessment (CSM-RA).

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 500 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

71313410

90711100

63711000

34632200

34940000

35262000

45234100

45234115

48140000

50220000

71311230

72212140

79417000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The purpose of this tender is to identify and appoint competent contractors with sound experience of undertaking AsBo, NoNo and DeBo assessments across the network.

The certification Body will need to carry out the CSM Risk Evaluation and Assessment work for our network.

The suppliers will be required to undertake the role of the Notifiable, Designated and Assessment Bodies in association with the design, construction, and eventual commissioning into service of a railway.

The Notified Body (NoBo) – will provide independent verification of each project’s compliance with the appointed Technical Specifications for interoperability (TSIs) under the Railway (Interoperability) Regulations 2011 (RIR)

The Designated Body (DeBo) – will provide independent verification of the project’s compliance with the Notified National Technical Rules (NNTRs)

The Assessment Body (AsBo) – will provide the activities required to independently assess each stations project’s compliance.

The Framework will run for an initial two (2) years with two (2) options to extend for a 12-month period.

Due to the time constraints the first work package, Deeside will form part of the initial tender process and the supplier who has ranked 1st will be allocated the project and any future projects will be procured via a mini competition under the framework.

Further information can be found in the ITT documents via Etenderwales

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk ITT_85306 Project_46209

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Technical / Weighting: 70

Price / Weighting:  30

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

Extension option for a further 24 months in 12 month intervals

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

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:

TfW are looking for qualified suppliers under the Rail Products (Inc. Interoperability) only.

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

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement with several operators.

Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 3

IV.1.8) Information about 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: 11/03/2021

Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

CY

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 11/03/2021

Local time: 12:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: Yes

Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

2024

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information

Transport for Wales (‘TfW’) is currently working to transform the Wales and Borders Rail Service and is developing plans for implementing and operating a South Wales Metro. The vision is to provide a service that is truly 'turn up and go', with better integration with other modes of transport, including buses, and flexible ticketing options. Travellers will be able to move easily across the south-east Wales region with improved capacity, improved quality and improved passenger information.

TfW will appoint a multi supplier framework for Assessment Body and Nominated Body services for stations across the network.

The works will cover all stations across the network.

Individual packages will provide details of each site and nature/extend of the requirement.

The Framework will run for an initial two (2) years with two (2) options to extend for a 12-month period.

Due to the time constraints the first work package, Deeside will form part of the initial tender process and the supplier who has ranked 1st will be allocated the project and any future project will be procured via a mini competition under the framework.

To gain access to the tender documentation please use the link https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk ITT_85306 Project_46209

Please note this Contract Notice is a replacement Notice for S2W Id Nr FEB358069 due to publication issues with FTS

NOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=108099

(WA Ref:108099)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

High Court

Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand

London

WC2A 2LL

UK

Telephone: +44 2079477501

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

09/02/2021


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Main Contact: procurement@tfw.wales
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Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
35262000Crossing control signalling equipmentPolice signs
34632200Electrical signalling equipment for railwaysRailways traffic-control equipment
45234100Railway construction worksConstruction work for railways and cable transport systems
71311230Railway engineering servicesCivil engineering consultancy services
34940000Railway equipmentMiscellaneous transport equipment and spare parts
45234115Railway signalling worksConstruction work for railways and cable transport systems
72212140Railway traffic control software development servicesProgramming services of application software
48140000Railway traffic control software packageIndustry specific software package
60200000Railway transport servicesTransport services (excl. Waste transport)
50220000Repair, maintenance and associated services related to railways and other equipmentRepair, maintenance and associated services related to aircraft, railways, roads and marine equipment
71313410Risk or hazard assessment for constructionEnvironmental engineering consultancy services
90711100Risk or hazard assessment other than for constructionEnvironmental impact assessment other than for construction
79417000Safety consultancy servicesBusiness and management consultancy services
63711000Support services for railway transportSupport services for land transport
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Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
1017Bridgend and Neath Port Talbot
1022Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan
1015Central Valleys (Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf)
1013Conwy and Denbighshire
1020East Wales
1023Flintshire and Wrexham
1016Gwent Valleys (Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly)
1012Gwynedd
1011Isle of Anglesey
1021Monmouthshire and Newport
1024Powys
1014South West Wales (Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion)
1018Swansea
100UK - All
1000WALES
1010West Wales and The Valleys

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