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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Manchester: Metrolink Communications Network Upgrade Project
Document Ref:
319256-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Restricted Procedure
Published By:
Transport for Greater Manchester
Date Published:
09 July 2019
Deadline Date:
15 August 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
Alert Profile:
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Notice Abstract

The scope of works (Ref: DN418722) will include:— the renewal of ‘core stacks’,— the design of the proposed network upgrade,— production of technical strategies, quality and design management plans,— the procurement, configuration and installation of new network switches, associated cabling and terminations for each stop,— the procurement, configuration and installation of new core stack servers, associated network software and hardware,— the procurement, configuration and installation of new security firewalls for the new network,— the works will including civils enabling work which include minor de-vegetation works,— installation and renewal of life expired fibre optic cabling on Altrincham, Bury, Eccles, and City Centre Lines (approx 70 km),— full and detailed testing and commissioning of the new network,— provide spares/accessories,— provide documentation such as as installed/built drawings, operations and maintenance manuals.

Notice Details

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

Transport for Greater Manchester

2 Piccadilly Place

Manchester

M1 3BG

UK

Contact person: Mr Andy Duckworth

Telephone: +44 1612441000

E-mail: andrew.duckworth@tfgm.com

NUTS: UKD

Internet address(es)

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.tfgm.com

I.3) Communication

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

http://procontract.due.north.com/register


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

http://procontract.due.north.com/register


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Metrolink Communications Network Upgrade Project

Reference number: DN418722

II.1.2) Main CPV code

32400000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The scope of works (Ref: DN418722) will include:

— the renewal of ‘core stacks’,

— the design of the proposed network upgrade,

— production of technical strategies, quality and design management plans,

— the procurement, configuration and installation of new network switches, associated cabling and terminations for each stop,

— the procurement, configuration and installation of new core stack servers, associated network software and hardware,

— the procurement, configuration and installation of new security firewalls for the new network,

— the works will including civils enabling work which include minor de-vegetation works,

— installation and renewal of life expired fibre optic cabling on Altrincham, Bury, Eccles, and City Centre Lines (approx 70 km),

— full and detailed testing and commissioning of the new network,

— provide spares/accessories,

— provide documentation such as as installed/built drawings, operations and maintenance manuals.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

32500000

34900000

45000000

48000000

51300000

64200000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKD

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

TfGM is seeking to procure a supplier to deliver the Metrolink Communications Network Upgrade Project.

The scope of works will include:

— the renewal of ‘core stacks’ (servers at Queens Road Metrolink depot and Trafford Metrolink depot with modern equivalents and the replacement of all 170 network switches),

— the design of the proposed network upgrade. The design shall be derived from the performance specification and outline conceptual design previously undertaken,

— production of technical strategies, quality and design management plans,

— the procurement, configuration and installation of new network switches, associated cabling and terminations for each stop,

— the procurement, configuration and installation of new core stack servers, associated network software and hardware,

— the procurement, configuration and installation of new security firewalls for the new network,

— the works will including civils enabling work which include minor de-vegetation works where required, Installation of concrete troughing and 3 new Under Track Crossings (UTX’s),

— installation and renewal of life expired fibre optic cabling on Altrincham, Bury, Eccles, and City Centre Lines,

— this comprises approximately 30 km on the Bury lines, 27 km on Altrincham Lines, 11 km on the Eccles lines and 2 km on the City Centre line, to address network resilience issues and single points of failure,

— full and detailed testing and commissioning of the new network,

— provide spares/accessories,

— provide documentation such as as installed/built drawings, operations and maintenance manuals.

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

Start: 20/02/2020

End: 31/01/2022

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:

All as detailed in Invitation to Tender (ITT) and associated documentation.

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

Restricted 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: 15/08/2019

Local time: 12:00

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

Date: 30/08/2019

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

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.3) Additional information

Full tender documentation is available at https://procontract.due-north.com/register

Ref:DN418722 Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) reserves the right to disqualify tenders that are submitted by any other means.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Transport for Greater Manchester

Manchester

UK

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

04/07/2019

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