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  • Notice Summary
    Ireland-Dublin: On-Track Railway Ballast Regulator
    212027-2019
    Iarnrod Eireann-Irish Rail
    07 May 2019
    06 June 2019
    Contract Notice - Negotiated procedure
  • Notice Abstract

    As part of IE’s strategy with regard to on track machines, it is now proposed to commence the pre-qualification process to identify a number of suitably qualified candidates to participate in the tender for the supply of an on-track ballast regulator. The contract will also include for the necessary training in the operation and maintenance of the machine to In-house IE staff and external contracting personnel.

  • 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

    Iarnrod Eireann-Irish Rail

    N/A

    Procurement, Engineering and New Works, Inchicore

    Dublin 8

    IE

    Contact person: Martin Egan

    Telephone: +353 17031761

    E-mail: martin.egan@irishrail.ie

    Fax: +353 17031777

    NUTS: IE

    Internet address(es)

    Main address: https://www.irishrail.ie

    Address of the buyer profile: https://irl.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/433

    I.3) Communication

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

    http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=146511&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE


    Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


    Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

    http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=146511&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE


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


    I.6) Main activity

    Railway services

    Section II: Object

    II.1) Scope of the procurement

    II.1.1) Title

    Supply and Delivery of an On-Track Railway Ballast Regulator

    Reference number: 7272

    II.1.2) Main CPV code

    34621200

     

    II.1.3) Type of contract

    Supplies

    II.1.4) Short description

    As part of IE’s strategy with regard to on track machines, it is now proposed to commence the pre-qualification process to identify a number of suitably qualified candidates to participate in the tender for the supply of an on-track ballast regulator. The contract will also include for the necessary training in the operation and maintenance of the machine to In-house IE staff and external contracting personnel.

    II.1.6) Information about lots

    This contract is divided into lots: No

    II.2) Description

    II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

    34621000

    34940000

    II.2.3) Place of performance

    NUTS code:

    IE

    II.2.4) Description of the procurement

    As part of IE’s strategy with regard to on track machines, it is now proposed to commence the pre-qualification process to identify a number of suitably qualified candidates to participate in the tender for the supply of an on-track ballast regulator. The contract will also include for the necessary training in the operation and maintenance of the machine to In-house IE staff and external contracting personnel.

    The ballast regulator must;

    — be self-propelled at transit speeds of 100km/h,

    — be fitted with a cab at either end of the machine for bio-directional movement (driven from both cabs),

    — be capable of working on IE’s Infrastructure Permanent Way Gauge for On-Track Machines with a track gauge of 1 600 mm,

    — be supplied with shoulder ploughs, centre ploughs, brush boxes, rail fastening brushes, conveying systems and hoppers,

    — be capable of hauling or propelling other on-track machines,

    — be designed, manufactured, tested and delivered accordance with EN 14033-1, EN 14033-2 and EN14033-3 and all related standards,

    — be a CE marked vehicle complete with a declaration of conformity with all applicable directives,

    — comply with all relevant Technical Standards for Interoperability (TSI’s).

    Options such as obstacle avoidance systems, ballast compacting/stabilising systems, ballast profile measurement recording systems, dust suppression systems may also form part of the contract.

    Other innovations or enhancements may also be considered.

    The winning contractor will be required to participate and co-operate with IE’s safety validation process and Commission for Railway Regulation approval (CRR) for introducing new equipment on to IE’s network.

    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: 36

    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: Yes

    II.2.11) Information about options

    Options: Yes

    Description of options:

    — Options such as obstacle avoidance systems,

    — Ballast compacting/stabilising systems,

    — Ballast profile measurement recording systems, and dust suppression systems may also form part of the contract.

    Other innovations or enhancements may also be considered.

    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:

    See attached pre-qualification questionnaire.

    III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

    List and brief description of selection criteria:

    See attached pre-qualification questionnaire.


    III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

    List and brief description of selection criteria:

    See attached pre-qualification questionnaire.


    III.1.4) Objective rules and criteria for participation

    See attached pre-qualification questionnaire.

    III.1.8) Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

    A grouping if successful must be prepared to contract as a single entity, or alternatively at Iarnród Éireann's discretion, each member of the group will be required to execute the contract and have joint and several liability

    III.2) Conditions related to the contract

    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: Yes

    IV.2) Administrative information

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

    Date: 06/06/2019

    Local time: 12:00

    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

    The High Court

    Court Chief Registrar, Four Courts

    Inns Quay

    Dublin 7

    IE

    Telephone: +353 18886000

    Internet address(es)

    URL: http://www.courts.ie

    VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

    02/05/2019