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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Newcastle upon Tyne: Taxi Operator Services
Document Ref:
179514-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Restricted Procedure
Published By:
Tyne and Wear PTE (t/a Nexus)
Date Published:
16 April 2019
Deadline Date:
13 May 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
Alert Profile:
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Notice Abstract

This involves the procurement of the operation of “Taxicard services” in the Tyne and Wear area with effect from 30.9.2019. These services are described as “Taxicard” and involve the operation of a transport service for customers with difficulty accessing public transport.

Notice Details

Contract notice – utilities

Directive 2014/25/EU - Utility Directive

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

Tyne and Wear PTE (t/a Nexus)

33, St James' Boulevard

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE1 4AX

UK

Telephone: +44 1912033446

E-mail: tenders@nexus.org.uk

NUTS: UKC

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.nexus.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.nepo.org

I.3) Communication

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

http://www.nepo.org


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

NEX19/18 Taxi Operator Services for the Nexus Taxicard Scheme

Reference number: NEX19/18

II.1.2) Main CPV code

60120000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

This involves the procurement of the operation of “Taxicard services” in the Tyne and Wear area with effect from 30.9.2019. These services are described as “Taxicard” and involve the operation of a transport service for customers with difficulty accessing public transport.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

60100000

60112000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKC

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

This opportunity involves the procurement of the operation of “Taxicard services” in the Tyne and Wear area with effect from 30.9.2019. These services are described as “Taxicard” and involve the operation of a transport service for customers with difficulty accessing normal public transport.

Members of the Taxicard scheme receive a smartcard containing virtual credit that can be put towards taxi fares with approved taxi operators. Members of the scheme would be entitled to subsidised travel upon production of a valid membership card. The members' card will store travel rights allowing the customer to reduced travel according to the schemes pre-defined rules.

A software booking service is required and this would be operated by the taxi operators.

It is anticipated that subsequent contracts will be for a term of 1 year with an option to extend for a further 2 years which would be reviewed annually.

The vehicles required will be split by 2 vehicle types: saloon taxis and accessible taxis in order to allow transport of electric scooters as well as some of the larger wheel chairs operated currently. The vehicles must meet the requirements of the Disability Discrimination aspects of the Equality Act.

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: 30/09/2019

End: 29/09/2020

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

Option to extend for a further 2 years which would be reviewed annually.

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

Restricted procedure

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: 13/05/2019

Local time: 12:00

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

Date: 03/06/2019

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.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

n/a

n/a

UK

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

12/04/2019

Current Notes