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Network Rail are seeking the provision of services to overhaul and assemble both driven and non-driven rail vehicle wheelsets for the Network Rail fleet of rail vehicles which includes all work required to return the wheelset to an operational ...

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd
1 Eversholt Street
London
NW1 2DN
United Kingdom
Contact person: Laura Wray
Telephone: +44 07730353807
E-mail:
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.networkrail.co.uk

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: railway

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Overhaul and Assembly of Rail Fleet Wheelsets.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
50221300
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Network Rail are seeking the provision of services to overhaul and assemble both driven and non-driven rail vehicle wheelsets for the Network Rail fleet of rail vehicles which includes all work required to return the wheelset to an operational condition. The scope of this requirement also includes the supply of components where they are to be supplied following a condition assessment.

We would like to discuss with interested parties in relation to the following procurement options:

1. Overhaul of wheelsets at the supplier's premises

2. Overhaul of wheelsets at Network Rail's Holgate Depot in York

Interested parties are requested to respond to this notice by 15:00 on Wednesday 30.8.2017 and shall be invited to attend workshops for discussions around possible solutions for these requirements.

Network Rail reserves the right to tender on the basis of either, neither or both options as stated above.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
50221300
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Network Rail is pursuing interest from parties for the overhaul and assembly of both driven and non-driven rail vehicle wheelsets.

We are seeking the provision of services to overhaul and assemble wheelsets for the Network Rail fleet of rail vehicles which includes all work required to return the wheelset to an operational condition. The services required may include the following activities:

- Disassembly, stripping and shotblasting

- Inspection and gauging of components

- Non-Destructive Testing (including; UAT, MPI)

- Machining services; Axle reclamation, wheel hub boring and ad-hoc services to support overhauls

- Overhaul of axle mounted components, axle bearings and axleboxes

- Supply of components as required to renew components which fail inspection, testing or overhaul

- Re-assembly of wheelsets

- Assembly of new wheelsets

- Painting of wheelsets and components;

- Tyre turning

- Packaging of wheelsets for delivery

As well as undertaking the services to return the wheelset to operational condition the scope of this requirement also includes the supply of the following components where they are required to be replaced following a condition assessment:

- Axles

- Wheel pans

- Wheel centre, Gibson rings and tyres

- Axle mounted components

- Suspension tubes and crown wheels

- Axle mounted gearboxes and final drives

- Axle bearings

- Axleboxes

The following is an indicative, but not exhaustive, list of wheelset types for which overhaul and assembly will be required:

AMIII

BT21

BT42

BT45

Class 47

GPS25

Matisa Various MK 6

Plasser Various

Sambre Meuse drive non-standard axle Y type

TF25

VNH1

MPV Various

Y25 (920) P5 profile 90T

Y25 (920) P10 profile

Y27

Y33 (720)

Y33 (813)

Y33 (840)

We would like to discuss with interested parties in relation to the following procurement options:

1. Overhaul of wheelsets at the supplier's premises

2. Overhaul of wheelsets at Network Rail's Holgate Depot in York

Interested parties are requested to respond to this notice by 15:00 on Wednesday 30.8.2017 and shall be invited to attend workshops for discussions around possible solutions for these requirements.

Network Rail reserves the right to tender on the basis of either, neither or both options as stated above.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
02/01/2018

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Interested parties are requested to respond to this notice by 15:00 on Wednesday 30.8.2017 and shall be invited to attend workshops for discussions around possible solutions for these requirements.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
09/08/2017