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Local bus services.

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Northumberland County Council
County Hall, Northumberland
Contact point(s): Commercial and Procurement Services
For the attention of: Leanne Stewart
NE61 2EF Morpeth
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1670533126
E-mail:
Fax: +44 1670534158

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.northumberland.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA22148

Further information can be obtained from: Northumberland County Council
County Hall, Morpeth
For the attention of: Leanne Stewart
NE61 2EF Northumberland
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1670533126
E-mail:
Fax: +44 1670534158
Internet address: www.nepoportal.org

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Northumberland County Council
County Hall, Morpeth
For the attention of: Leanne Stewart
NE61 2EF Northumberland
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1670533126
Fax: +44 1670534158
Internet address: www.nepoportal.org

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Northumberland County Council
County Hall, Morpeth
For the attention of: Leanne Stewart
NE61 2EF Northumberland
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1670533126
Fax: +44 1670534158
Internet address: www.nepoportal.org

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Local bus services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Northumberland United Kingdom.

NUTS code UKC21

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
This tender is for the provision of a number of local bus service routes within Northumberland, which are not deemed to be commercially viable and are supported as part of the Councils public transport requirements.
There are nine different routes included within this tender opportunity.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Contract PT0103 - Route 419 Morpeth Cambo Morpeth (W & F only)
1)Short description
This covers service 419 Morpeth Cambo Morpeth.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000

3)Quantity or scope
Route: Morpeth, Bus Station, Well Way, Manchester St, Newgate St, Dogger Bank, B6343, Mitford, B6343, Hartburn, unclassified road, Middleton, unclassified roads, B6342, Cambo, B6343, Scots Gap, B6343, Hartburn, B6343, Mitford, B6343, Dogger Bank, Newgate St, Manchester St, Morpeth Bus Station.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Contract PT0104 - Route 445 Morpeth Hepscott Morpeth (W & F only)
1)Short description
This covers service 445 Morpeth Hepscott Morpeth.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000

3)Quantity or scope
Morpeth Bus Station, Stanley Terr, Damside, A197, Castle Bank, A192, Stobhill Shields Rd, Choppington Road, A196, A192, Barmoor Bank, A192, unclassified road, Hepscott village, unclassified road, Shadfen Mews Farm, A196, Dunces Houses, A196, Stobhillgate, Choppington Road, Shields Road, A192, Castle Bank, A197, Damside, Stanley Terr, Morpeth Bus Station.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Contract PT0106 - Route 873 Morpeth - Matfen - Hexham (Tues Only)
1)Short description
This service covers Route 873 Morpeth - Matfen - Hexham (Tues Only).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000

3)Quantity or scope
Morpeth Bus Station, A197, Castle Bank, A197, B6524, Whalton, B6524, A696, Belsy, A696, B6309, unclassified road, Ingoe Moor, unclassified roads, Matfen, unclassified road, B6318, Military Road, B6321, Corbridge, Aydon Rd, Princes St, Middle St, watling st, Stagshaw road, Trinity Terrace, unclassified road, Beaufront Red House, Anick Grange, unclassified road, Hexham, Bridge End, A6079, Station Road, Hexham Rail Stn, Station road, Priestpopple, Hexham Bus Station.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 4 Lot title: Contract PT 0102 - Route 144 Thropton - Rothbury - Morpeth
1)Short description
This service covers Route 144 Thropton - Rothbury - Morpeth.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000

3)Quantity or scope
Morpeth Bus Station, Manchester St, Newgate St, Pottery Bank, A192, Fair Moor, A1(T), A697, Longhorsley, A697, Longframlington, Rothbury Road, unclassified road, Healey Cote, Unclassified road, New Houses, Priors Gate, B6344, Whitton View, B6341, Paperhaugh, B6344, Rothbury Town foot, High Street, B6341, Thropton Main St.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 5 Lot title: Contract PT0059 - Route 505/X65, Berwick - Alnwick (Coll/Sch jnys)
1)Short description
This service covers Route 505/X65, Berwick - Alnwick (Coll/Sch jnys).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000

3)Quantity or scope
Via A1: Berwick upon Tweed railway station forecourt via Castlegate, Marygate, Golden Square, Royal Tweed Bridge, Tweedmouth (Prince Edward Road, Main Street, Northumberland Road, Billendean Road, Berwick High School, A1167, Scremerston, A1, Middleton, Belford (North Bank, High Street, South Road, B6349, A1, B6341, The peth, Bailiffgate, Dispensary Rd, Bus Station.
Northbound:
From Alnwick (Bus Station) via Lagny Street, Dispensary Street, Bailiffgate, The Peth, B6341, Charlton Mires, A1, Warenford village, A1, Belford (B6349, South Road, High Street, North Bank), Middleton, A1, Scremerston, A1167, Tweedmouth (Northumberland Road, Main Street, Prince Edward Road), Royal Tweed Bridge, Berwick (Golden Square, Marygate, Castlegate), Berwick upon Tweed railway station forecourt.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 6 Lot title: Contract - PT0098 Route 689 Consett and Hexham
1)Short description
This service covers Route 689 Consett and Hexham.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000

3)Quantity or scope
Consett, Bus Station, Trafalgar St, Victoria Rd, Victoria St, Berth St, Park Rd, B6322, Laburnum Ave, Durham Rd, Queens Rd, Kings Rd, St Cuthberts Ave, Rosedale Ave, Woodlands Rd, Benfieldside Rd, Shotley Bridge, Snow's Green rd, Front St, A694, Ebchester Vindomora, Chare Bank, B6309, Fine Lane, Whittonstall, unclassified road, Fairley Lane Ends, Greymare Hill, unclassified road, Kiln Pit Hill, unclassified road, Barley Hill, unclassified road, West Minsteracres Lane End, unclassified road, Kellas Plantation, Slaley Hall, unclassified road, Slaley townfoot, Townhead, B6306, Hirst Hill, Linnel Hill, B6306, Linnels Lane End, B6307, Dilston West Cottages, B6307, A695, Hexham - Corbridge Road, Priestpopple, Bus Station.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 7 Lot title: Contract PC9001 - Route 691 Upper Coquetdale and Morpeth Dial a Ride
1)Short description
This service covers Route 691 Upper Coquetdale and Morpeth Dial a Ride.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000

3)Quantity or scope
Starting from Alwinton and serving the communities of Alwinton, Harbottle, Sharperton, Holystone, Hepple, Thropton, Rothbury, Paperhaugh and Longhorsley with Morpeth.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 8 Lot title: Contract PT0332 - Route 813 Holystone and Alnwick
1)Short description
This service covers Route 813 Holystone and Alnwick.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000

3)Quantity or scope
Holystone, unclassified roads via Alwinton, Netherton and Snitter to Thropton, B6341, Rothbury, B6344, unclassified roads to Longframlington, B6345, Old Swarland, Park Road, Swarland, unclassified, Newton on the Moor, unclassified, A1, A1068, South Road, B6346, Bondgate Without, Hotspur St, Green Batt, Clayport St, Alnwick Bus Station.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 9 Lot title: Contract PT0101 - Route M3 Morpeth Town Service
1)Short description
This service covers Route M3 Morpeth Town Service.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000

3)Quantity or scope
From Bus Station via Stanley Terrace, Damside, Telford Bridge, Castle Square, Shields Road,Whinham Way. Return via Rookswood and Lindisfarne Lane.
From Bus Station via Stanley Terrace, Damside, Telford Bridge, Castle Square, Shields Road, First Avenue, Fourth Avenue, Sixth Avenue, Eleventh Avenue, Tenth Avenue, Choppington, then as outward route reversed.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Full details of the information to be provided are detailed in the invitation to tender which must be sought, completed and returned by the closing deadline.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Full details of the information to be provided are detailed in the invitation to tender which must be sought, completed and returned by the closing deadline.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Full details of the information to be provided are detailed in the invitation to tender which must be sought, completed and returned by the closing deadline.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
29.5.2012 - 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: April 2017.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information
Please follow these instructions to electronically register your interest in this contract:

1. Input the following internet address into your web browser: www.neoportal.org

2. Go to the Suppliers area, click on the link to 'log in' or 'register'
3. If you have a login, select 'log in', if not select 'register free'
4. To register against a contract, select the binoculars icon beside the 'latest opportunities' section
5. Select Northumberland County Council under organisation
6. Click on the highlighted link for the contract you are interested in
7. Click on 'register interest'
(MT Ref:88034).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
16.4.2012