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Notice Summary

Title:
UK-Manchester: Intelligent Transportation Systems (2020/262) (MARKET SOUNDING)
Document Ref:
GB003ZM341405
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Other
Published By:
Transport for Greater Manchester
Date Published:
09 September 2020
Deadline Date:
29 September 2020
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
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Notice Abstract

Intelligent Transportation Systems (2020/262) Market Sounding Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) has recently undertaken a consultation on a proposed bus franchising scheme in accordance with section 123E of the Transport Act 2000 (as amended by the Bus Services Act 2017) and is currently in the process of considering the impact of COVID-19 upon the underlying assumptions within the franchising scheme assessment. You can read the consultation documents and TfGM’s report detailing its response to the consultation on GMCA’s website The purpose of this market engagement exercise is to enable TfGM to gain a better understanding of the capabilities of the market and available technology that could support a potential reformed bus market in Greater Manchester (should any decision be taken to make the proposed franchising scheme). This knowledge will assist TfGM in planning any future specifications that may be required. In particular, TfGM would like to engage with suppliers regarding: Lot 1) Network Planning & Design; Lot 2) Electronic Ticketing Machines (ETM) & Performance/ Operation Monitoring, including Audio Visual Announcements (AVA) and Blinds; Lot 3) Driver Communication and Radio; Lot 4) Operator Payment Calculator; and 5) On-Bus CCTV. Suppliers can engage with TfGM regarding specific items within the above list, or generally across all themes. Suppliers should note that this market engagement does not constitute a call-for competition, and a decision whether or not to make the proposed franchising scheme has not been made. The purpose of this market engagement is solely to engage the market to understand current capabilities. If you would like to engage with TfGM on any of the above Lots, please email procurement@TfGM.com, with ‘Market Sounding’ and the Lot number in the email title. TfGM will then email a non-disclosure agreement for signature. Following return of this, TfGM will then provide access to a Request for Information document, which provides background information and a questionnaire for submission by 5pm on 29 September 2020.

Notice Details

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address

Transport for Greater Manchester
Transport for Greater Manchester, 2 Piccadilly Place
Manchester M1 3BG UK
Jade Rawlinson 0161 244 0947
jade.rawlinson@tfgm.com N/A

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Intelligent Transportation Systems (2020/262) (MARKET SOUNDING)

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Intelligent Transportation Systems (2020/262) Market Sounding

Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) has recently undertaken a consultation on a proposed bus franchising scheme in accordance with section 123E of the Transport Act 2000 (as amended by the Bus Services Act 2017) and is currently in the process of considering the impact of COVID-19 upon the underlying assumptions within the franchising scheme assessment. You can read the consultation documents and TfGM’s report detailing its response to the consultation on GMCA’s website

The purpose of this market engagement exercise is to enable TfGM to gain a better understanding of the capabilities of the market and available technology that could support a potential reformed bus market in Greater Manchester (should any decision be taken to make the proposed franchising scheme). This knowledge will assist TfGM in planning any future specifications that may be required. In particular, TfGM would like to engage with suppliers regarding:

Lot 1) Network Planning & Design;

Lot 2) Electronic Ticketing Machines (ETM) & Performance/ Operation Monitoring, including Audio Visual Announcements (AVA) and Blinds;

Lot 3) Driver Communication and Radio;

Lot 4) Operator Payment Calculator; and

5) On-Bus CCTV.

Suppliers can engage with TfGM regarding specific items within the above list, or generally across all themes.

Suppliers should note that this market engagement does not constitute a call-for competition, and a decision whether or not to make the proposed franchising scheme has not been made. The purpose of this market engagement is solely to engage the market to understand current capabilities.

If you would like to engage with TfGM on any of the above Lots, please email procurement@TfGM.com, with ‘Market Sounding’ and the Lot number in the email title. TfGM will then email a non-disclosure agreement for signature. Following return of this, TfGM will then provide access to a Request for Information document, which provides background information and a questionnaire for submission by 5pm on 29 September 2020.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

Estimated contract dates

Start date 10/10/2020

End date 31/12/2020

Region(s) of supply

NORTH WEST (ENGLAND)

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

N/A

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

The procedure type is unknown.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

DN497558

4.3

Time Limits

   29-09-2020  Time 17:00

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN 

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

Please visit the following portal to view this notice:

https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert?advertId=c050ac3d-04f1-ea11-8105-005056b64545

Expression of interest deadline : 29/09/2020 at 17:00 hrs

(MT Ref:341405)

5.2

Additional Documentation

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 09-09-2020

Current Notes