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Title: Transport for Wales Rail Mk4 Rebranding
OCID: ocds-kuma6s-123312
Published by: Transport for Wales Rail Limited (Utility Buyer)
Authority ID: AA80566
Publication Date: 22/09/2022
Deadline Date: 13/10/2022
Deadline Time: 17:00
Notice Type: 05 Contract Notice (Utilities)
Has Documents: Yes
Has SPD: No
Abstract: The Mk-4 Rolling Stock is a mixture of passenger and driver trailer vehicles. TfWR has purchased the following types:
- Tourist Open End (TOE);
- Tourist Open (TO);
- Tourist Open Disabled (TOD);
- Service Vehicle (SV);
- Premium Open Disabled (POD); and
- Driver Van Trailer (DVT).
The rolling stock was purchased in two (2) tranches:
- Tranche 1 – most recently operated by LNER; and
- Tranche 2 – most recently operated by Grand Central.
The Mk 4 vehicles have been formed into rakes consisting of one of each type of vehicle together with a Class 67 Vehicle.
The current livery of the combined fleet will be mixed and not instantly recognisable as TfWR operated trains. There are also issues with compliance of the Grand Central fleet with regards to PRM regulations.
In addition to this the LNER vehicles are vinyl wrapped and are already showing signs of aging with a dull appearance, blemishes and breaks in the vinyl.
To address the brand identity and PRM issues TfWR contracted DG8, a rail industrial design consultancy, to facilitate and produce concepts, designs and costings based upon the working groups requirements and compliance with industry standards.
The current re-branding exclude the Class 67 locomotive that is used to haul the Mk-4 Rolling Stock.
TfWR are now seeking a supplier or suppliers that can provide the services stated in the RfP.
CPV: 71311230, 71311230.

Contract notice – utilities

Directive 2014/25/EU - Utility Directive

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1) Name and addresses

Transport for Wales Rail Limited (Utility Buyer)

3 Llys Cadwyn, Pontypridd

Rhondda Cynon Taf

CF37 4TH

UK

Contact person: Paul M. Peters

Telephone: +44 7941365603

E-mail: paulmpeters@omniaprocurement.onmicrosoft.com

NUTS: UKL

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.tfwrail.wales

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA80566

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3) Communication

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

https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales


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.sell2wales.gov.wales


I.6) Main activity

Railway services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Transport for Wales Rail Mk4 Rebranding

II.1.2) Main CPV code

71311230

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The Mk-4 Rolling Stock is a mixture of passenger and driver trailer vehicles. TfWR has purchased the following types:

- Tourist Open End (TOE);

- Tourist Open (TO);

- Tourist Open Disabled (TOD);

- Service Vehicle (SV);

- Premium Open Disabled (POD); and

- Driver Van Trailer (DVT).

The rolling stock was purchased in two (2) tranches:

- Tranche 1 – most recently operated by LNER; and

- Tranche 2 – most recently operated by Grand Central.

The Mk 4 vehicles have been formed into rakes consisting of one of each type of vehicle together with a Class 67 Vehicle.

The current livery of the combined fleet will be mixed and not instantly recognisable as TfWR operated trains. There are also issues with compliance of the Grand Central fleet with regards to PRM regulations.

In addition to this the LNER vehicles are vinyl wrapped and are already showing signs of aging with a dull appearance, blemishes and breaks in the vinyl.

To address the brand identity and PRM issues TfWR contracted DG8, a rail industrial design consultancy, to facilitate and produce concepts, designs and costings based upon the working groups requirements and compliance with industry standards.

The current re-branding exclude the Class 67 locomotive that is used to haul the Mk-4 Rolling Stock.

TfWR are now seeking a supplier or suppliers that can provide the services stated in the RfP.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

71311230

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Mk-4 Rolling Stock is a mixture of passenger and driver trailer vehicles that were originally built in 1989 by Metro-Cammell as part of the IC225 fleet operated on the East Coast Mainline. TfWR has purchased the following types:

- Tourist Open End - (TOE);

- Tourist Open - (TO);

- Tourist Open Disabled - (TOD);

- Service Vehicle - (SV);

- Premium Open Disabled – (POD); and

- Driver Van Trailer (DVT).

The rolling stock was purchased in two (2) tranches:

- Tranche 1 – most recently operated by LNER; and

- Tranche 2 – most recently operated by Grand Central.

The Mk 4 vehicles have been formed into rakes consisting of one of each type of vehicle together with a Class 67 Vehicle.

Branding and PRM Compliance

The current livery of the combined fleet will be mixed and not instantly recognisable as TfWR operated trains. There are also issues with compliance of the Grand Central fleet with regards to PRM regulations.

In addition to this the LNER vehicles are vinyl wrapped and are already showing signs of aging with a dull appearance, blemishes and breaks in the vinyl.

To address the brand identity and PRM issues TfWR contracted DG8, a rail industrial design consultancy, to facilitate and produce concepts, designs and costings based upon the working groups requirements and compliance with industry standards.

The current re-branding exclude the Class 67 locomotive that is used to haul the Mk-4 Rolling Stock.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

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

Duration in months: 12

This contract is subject to renewal: No

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:

Must be able to comply with all laws, applicable standards and have the licences, competency and ability to perform the requirements of this tender.

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.1.4) Objective rules and criteria for participation

Must be able to comply with all laws, applicable standards and have the licences, competency and ability to perform the requirements of this tender.

III.1.6) Deposits and guarantees required:

Not Applicable

III.1.7) Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Supplier to illustrate as part of proposal.

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1) Information about a particular profession

Participation is reserved to a particular profession: Yes

Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

Must be able to comply with all laws, applicable standards and have the licences, competency and ability to perform the requirements of this tender.

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

Please refer to procurement documentation

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

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: 13/10/2022

Local time: 17:00

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

EN

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

Tender must be valid until: 30/12/2022

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 13/10/2022

Local time: 17:00

Place:

Online - Electronic Submissions

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Paul M. Peters

Hannah Noyce

Clare James

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

See procurement documentation.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=123312.

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Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

(WA Ref:123312)

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

22/09/2022


Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
DateDetails
23/09/2022 14:46REPLACED FILE: Mk4 Rebranding Modification Request for Proposal V2.1

Mk4 Rebranding Modification Request for Proposal V2.1
27/09/2022 15:46REPLACED FILE: Mk4 Rebranding Modification Request for Proposal V2.2

Mk4 Rebranding Modification Request for Proposal V2.2
Main Contact: paulmpeters@omniaprocurement.onmicrosoft.com
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
71311230Railway engineering servicesCivil engineering consultancy services

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

Alert Region Restrictions

The buyer has restricted the alert for this notice to suppliers based in the following regions.

Alert Region Restrictions
There are no alert restrictions for this notice.

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Current Documents

CreatedNameDescriptionSizeDownloads
22/09/2022TfWR Supplier Risk Model - Scoring GuideTfWR Supplier Risk Model - Scoring Guide708.76 KB20
22/09/2022Mk IV 1st Class Carriage Livery Revision 2Mk IV 1st Class Carriage Livery Revision 2178.54 KB20
22/09/2022TFW First Class AntimacassarsTFW First Class Antimacassars7.46 MB19
22/09/2022TFW-C02508640TFW-C02508640564.32 KB17
22/09/2022TFW-C02508641TFW-C02508641872.06 KB17
22/09/2022TFW-C02508642TFW-C025086422.12 MB15
22/09/2022TFW-C02508643TFW-C02508643541.96 KB15
22/09/2022TFW-C02508644TFW-C025086441.19 MB17
22/09/2022TFW-C02508645TFW-C025086451.58 MB15
22/09/2022TFW-C02508646TFW-C025086461.82 MB15
22/09/2022TFW-C02508647TFW-C025086471.60 MB15
22/09/2022TFW-C02508648TFW-C025086481.63 MB14
22/09/2022TFW-C02508649TFW-C02508649536.90 KB13
22/09/2022TFW-C02508650TFW-C025086501.16 MB13
22/09/2022TFW-C02508651TFW-C025086511.44 MB13
22/09/2022TFW-C02508652TFW-C025086521.29 MB13
22/09/2022TFW-C02508653TFW-C02508653567.58 KB13
22/09/2022TFW-C02508654TFW-C025086541.14 MB13
22/09/2022TFW-C02508655TFW-C025086551.63 MB13
22/09/2022TFW-C02508656TFW-C025086561.67 MB13
22/09/2022TFW-C02508657TFW-C025086571022.28 KB13
22/09/2022TFW-C02508658TFW-C025086581.61 MB13
22/09/2022TFW-C02508659TFW-C025086591.73 MB14
22/09/2022TFW-C02508660TFW-C025086601.08 MB15
22/09/2022TfWR Goods and Services AgremeentTfWR Goods and Services Agremeent165.36 KB14
27/09/2022Mk4 Rebranding Modification Request for Proposal V2.2Mk4 Rebranding Modification Request for Proposal V2.2689.61 KB11

Replaced Documents

CreatedNameDescriptionSize
22/09/2022Mk4 Rebranding Modification Request for Proposal V2Mk4 Rebranding Modification Request for Proposal V2690.79 KB
23/09/2022Mk4 Rebranding Modification Request for Proposal V2.1Mk4 Rebranding Modification Request for Proposal V2.1690.29 KB

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