Prior information notice
This notice is for prior information only
Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive
Section I: Contracting
I.1) Name and addresses
Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street
Telephone: +44 1416186400
Fax: +44 1416185203
Main address: http://www.renfrewshire.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00400
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5) Main activity
General public services
Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
Airport Access Project - Rolling Stock
II.1.2) Main CPV code
II.1.3) Type of contract
II.1.4) Short description
This Prior Information Notice is for market consultation with the supply market for the design, build and maintenance of 5 Tram Train vehicles for the AAP.
The Contracting Authority intends to undertake market consultation with the supply market. A pre procurement questionnaire and information pack detailing the system parameters/characteristics is attached to this PIN.
Following receipt of the market consultation questionnaires the Council intend to hold individual clarification meetings with respondents on 23 and 24 August 2016.
II.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots:
II.2.3) Place of performance
II.2.4) Description of the procurement
The Airport Access Project (AAP) is an integral part of the infrastructure fund available to create a gateway for inbound business and tourist traffic to the Glasgow city region with improved connectivity to and from Glasgow Airport as part of City Deal. To do this the AAP is expected to include a fixed link from Glasgow Central Station to Glasgow Airport with a stop at Paisley Gilmour Street station.
The outline business case for the AAP is currently being developed and considers the provision of a tram-train service, running on heavy rail to a suitable interchange where it will then join a new tram spur to Glasgow Airport.
Renfrewshire Council as part of the market engagement are keen to understand vehicle technical specification considersations such as curvature, gradients, capacity, doors, windows and standard guage.
II.2.14) Additional information
The City Deal aims to support delivery of improved transport network across the Glasgowy City Region. The AAP is part of the Glasgow City Region City Deal.
The outline business case for the project will be presented for approval in December 2016.
To participate in the market engagement day, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
II.3) Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement:
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.3) Additional information
Following receipt of the market consultation questionnaires, clarification meetings will take place at Renfrewshire Council's offices at Cotton Street, Paisley, Scotland PA1 1JD.
The publication of this notice in no way obliges the Contracting Authority to commence a procurement process in respect of any or all of the vehicles or works referred to in this notice. The Contracting Authority will not be responsible to meet the costs of respondent’s involvement in this market consultation. The proposed number of vehicles and delivery programme referred to are indicative only and the Contracting Authority reserve the right to make such changes as they see fit.
NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=447004.
VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice
Information added to the notice since publication.
Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
|25/07/2016 14:00||Market Engagement Day
The contract notice has the incorrect contact details for the Market Engagement Day, the correct email address is:
Sorry for any confusion caused.
|22/08/2016 13:50||Deadline for Noting Interest and Market Engagement Day
Please note the last day for noting interest in the PIN for the purposes of the Market Engagement Day is 9 September 2016.
The Council will schedule the Market Engagement Day for a date in mid to late September.