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Supply of W14 track fastening system or component parts.

Contract notice - utilities


Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Iarnrod Eireann-Irish Rail
Engineering and New Works Building, Inchicore
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Martin Egan
8 Dublin
Telephone: +353 17031761

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile:

Electronic access to information:

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Main activity
Railway 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 contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:
Supply of W14 track fastening system or component parts.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Portlaoise, Co. Laois.

NUTS code IE

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 is a call to competition by IE for the supply of W14 Track Fastening Systems component parts.
The W14 track fastening system/ components are as follows:
- Tension clamp Skl 14.;
- Sleeper screw Ss35/ Uls7.;
- Dowel Sdü 25.;
- Angle guide plates Wfp14 K-12.;
- Rail pad Zw 687a..
A pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) is attached to this notice and must be completed and returned as directed.
The specification is attached to this PQQ, see appendix 3.
Delivery is to Portlaoise Sleeper Factory, Knockmay Road, Portlaoise, Co. Laois.
A fixed price 3-year contract will be put in place with the option to extend annually for up to 2 additional years.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34946120, 34940000, 34946100

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
For information purposes only.
2015 usage was:
- Tension clamp 200 000 used;
- Sleeper screw 200 000 used;
- Dowel 200 000 used;
- Angle guide plates 200 000 used;
- Rail pad 100 000 used.
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

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:
A Grouping if successful must be prepared to contract as a single entity, or alternatively at Irish Rail's discretion, each member of the group will be required to execute the contract and have joint and several liability.
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: See pre qualification questionnaire.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See pre qualification questionnaire.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See pre qualification questionnaire.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)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.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 entity:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Notice on a buyer profile

Notice number in the OJEU: 2012/S 031-050553 of 15.2.2012

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents (except for a DPS)
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
10.5.2016 - 12:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of 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 2019 or April 2021 is full 5 years contract utilised.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Some may be related to projects financed by EU funds - it is not possible at this stage to identify these projects.
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

The High Court
Court Chief Registrar, Four Courts, Inns Quay
7 Dublin
Telephone: +353 18886000
Internet address:

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: