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Title: CPCA - Local Bus Services 2022
OCID: ocds-h6vhtk-036a41
Published by: Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority
Authority ID: AA80878
Publication Date: 22/09/2022
Deadline Date: 06/10/2022
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Has SPD: No

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority has decided to use the accelerated open procedure for this project in accordance with the requirements of Regulation 45 of The Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority, 72 Market Street




Contact person: Miss Chantel Allott

Telephone: +44 1480277180



Internet address(es)

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.3) Communication

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

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

CPCA - Local Bus Services 2022

Reference number: DN634053

II.1.2) Main CPV code



II.1.3) Type of contract


II.1.4) Short description

The Authority is seeking to award services contracts to multiple suppliers for the following 23 Bus Routes. The 23 separate routes will be treated as individual Lots.

The Supply of Local Bus Services (Contracts 5A, 8A, 9A, 11, 12A, 18, 22A, 23, 25, 29, 30, 31A, 33, 35, 39, 66, 904A, 915, V1, V2, V3, V4 and V5)

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

Tenders may be submitted for all lots

II.2) Description

Lot No: 1

II.2.1) Title

The 23 separate routes will be treated as individual Lots

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:



II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority has decided to use the accelerated open procedure for this project in accordance with the requirements of Regulation 45 of The Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 50

Price / Weighting:  50

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

Duration in months: 5

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

Initial contract term 5 months with two 12 month extensions

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: Yes

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 IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure - Accelerated procedure


The current bus operator announced their intention to deregister completely or partially 20 bus routes. Under the 1985 Transport Act if an operator makes this decision the Local Transport Authority has a duty to consider whether it wished to provide alternative services, and if it does decide to is given the powers to procure the services. Operators only have to give the Transport Authority 70 days’ notice of their intention, the first 28 days are confidential. The intention is to retender the bus routes as they are currently operating to provide replacement services enabling the pubic to access work, education, health and essential shopping and under The Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016 regulation 45 (5) Where a state of urgency duly substantiated by the utility renders impracticable the time limit laid down in paragraph (2), it may fix a time limit which shall be not less than 15 days from the date on which the contract notice is sent.

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: 06/10/2022

Local time: 12:00

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


IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 06/10/2022

Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: Yes

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Royal Courts of Justice



VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice


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IDTitleParent Category
34120000Motor vehicles for the transport of 10 or more personsMotor vehicles
60000000Transport services (excl. Waste transport)Transport and Related Services

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