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London Bus Services Limited.

Qualification system - utilities

Directive 2004/17/EC
This notice is a call for competition yes

Section I: Contracting entity

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

London Bus Services Limited
Palestra, 10th Floor Y2, 197 Blackfriars Road
Contact point(s): Senior Commercial Development Manager
For the attention of: Tom Cunnington
SE1 8NJ London
Telephone: +44 2030540492

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity:

I.2)Main activity
Urban railway, tramway, trolleybus or bus services
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities
The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the qualification system

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:
London Bus Services Limited.
II.2)Type of contract
Service category No 2: Land transport services [2], including armoured car services, and courier services, except transport of mail
II.3)Description of the works, services or goods to be procured through the qualification system:
Provison of bus services to, from and within Greater London.
II.4)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000 - MF05

II.5)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Qualification for the system:

Conditions to be fulfilled by economic operators in view of their qualification: A full copy of the conditions for qualification are available from

Methods according to which each of those conditions will be verified: The methods of verification are contained within the documents noted above, that are available on request.
III.1.2)Information about reserved contracts

Section V: Procedure

IV.1)Award criteria
IV.1.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate
IV.1.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:
IV.2.2)Duration of the qualification system
Duration of validity: from 1.9.2014 until: 31.8.2015
IV.2.3)Information about renewals
Renewal of the qualification system: yes
formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:

The proposed tendering programme can be found on the TfL website. http//

London Bus Services Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Transport for London (TfL). TfL is a complex organisation operating both as a functional body of the Greater London Authority (GLA) under the direction of the Mayor of London and as a provider of transport services. Further information on TfL can be found at

The contract or contracts (if any) resulting ultimately from this notice may be awarded by and may be for the benefit of London Services Limited, TfL and/or any of its other subsidiaries.
London Bus Services Limited reserves the right to award any contract in whole or in part or not at all a result of this notice. London Bus Services Limited, TfL and/or any of its subsidiaries shall not be liable for any costs or expenses incurred by any bidders in repsonding to this notice or in tendering for related contract(s)
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

London Bus Services Limited
Palestra, 10th Floor Y2, 197 Blackfriars Road
SE1 8NJ London
Telephone: +44 2030540492
Internet address:

VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: London Bus Services Limited will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on any award of a contract is communicated to tenderers. That information will provide full information on any award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge award decisions before any contract is entered into. The Utilities Contract Regulations 2006 (SI2006 No 6) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: