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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Swindon: Account Based Ticketing (ABT) Scheme (GWR) v2
Document Ref:
435942-2020
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Negotiated procedure
Published By:
First Greater Western Ltd (t/a ‘GWR’)
Date Published:
16 September 2020
Deadline Date:
16 October 2020
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
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Notice Abstract

GWR is looking to implement an ITSO (Integrated Transport Smartcard Organisation) Account Based Ticketing (ABT) scheme in the Bristol area by end of 2021. GWR is looking for expressions of interest from parties that can help deliver an integrated, scalable and multimodal solution to achieve GWR’s vision to make travel easy for its customers.

Notice Details

Contract notice – utilities

Directive 2014/25/EU - Utility Directive

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1) Name and addresses

First Greater Western Ltd (t/a ‘GWR’)

05113733

Milford House, 1 Milford Street, WiltshireTown:

Swindon

SN1 1HL

UK

Contact person: Michael Anderson

E-mail: michael.anderson@firstgroup.com

NUTS: UK

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.firstgroupplc.com

I.3) Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at:

http://procurement.gwr.com


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address


I.6) Main activity

Urban railway, tramway, trolleybus or bus services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Account Based Ticketing (ABT) Scheme (GWR) v2

II.1.2) Main CPV code

60210000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

GWR is looking to implement an ITSO (Integrated Transport Smartcard Organisation) Account Based Ticketing (ABT) scheme in the Bristol area by end of 2021. GWR is looking for expressions of interest from parties that can help deliver an integrated, scalable and multimodal solution to achieve GWR’s vision to make travel easy for its customers.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 807 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

UKK11

UKK1

Main site or place of performance:

Initially the Bristol area by end of 2021. The aim is to expand to other areas in the future e.g. Weston-Super-Mare, Chippenham and Ashchurch for Tewkesbury.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

GWR is looking to implement an ITSO (Integrated Transport Smartcard Organisation) Account Based Ticketing (ABT) scheme in the Bristol area by end of 2021. GWR is looking for expressions of interest from parties that can help deliver an integrated, scalable and multimodal solution to achieve GWR’s vision to make travel easy for its customers.

The interested parties will need to ensure they can integrate with GWR’s customer website, existing ITSO POSTs (Point Of Sale Terminals) installed in the nominated locations and Rail Delivery Group’s (RDG) Central Back Office (CBO) to provide a scalable account based system including a journey calculation engine.

The scheme will make use of existing RSP (Rail Settlement Plan) product types to capture journey information from taps received in the CBO from ITSO media linked to customer accounts to deliver the account based scheme.

The scheme will be required to provide customers with the best fare guarantee for their journey including capping of daily and weekly fares for the nominated areas whilst ensuring the rail industry fares apportionment rules are adhered to as well.

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: 807 000.00 GBP

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:

Option for a 1-year extension.

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 IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Negotiated with call for competition

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 16/10/2020

Local time: 16:00

IV.2.3) Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 11/01/2021

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

EN

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.3) Additional information

— no PQQ/CSR documentation will be available until shortly after the expiry of this contract notice;

— only suppliers shortlisted at the PQQ/CSR stage will receive a copy of the Tender;

— for the avoidance of doubt, First Greater Western Limited (‘GWR’) is not a utility or a contracting authority for the purposes of the Utilities Contract Regulations 2016 and this notice is published voluntarily for publicity purposes only.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

First Greater Western Ltd

1 Milford Street

Swindon

SN1 1HL

UK

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

11/09/2020

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