Market Leads & Opportunities

Multi-Service Vehicles – Short Deadline

Type of document: Contract Notice
Country: United Kingdom

2. Awarding Authority: ALIGN JV (Bouygues Travaux Publics, VolkerFitzpatrick and Sir Robert McAlpine) , GB. Web: www.alignjv.co.uk
3. Contract type: Supply contract
4. Description: About the Opportunity:
In summary the scope of works includes the design, manufacture, factory assembly, unit/functional factory tests, FAT’s, supply, delivery of the Multi-Service Vehicles (MSV) including, but not limited to:
7 No. Production MSV (3 for up track, 3 for down and 1 spare)
2 No. Concreting MSV (1 for up track 1 for down)
4 No. Cross-Passages / Services MSV (1 for ground treatment logistics, 2 for cross-passage excavation, 1 for services)
4 No. Crew vehicles (2 for up track and 2 for down)
Site installation instructions / supervision (site assembly by Align operatives)
Site acceptance tests
36 month product guarantee
Buy-back (optional)
Spares parts and servicing consumables
5. CPV Code(s): 43320000, 43300000, 43123000, 34114000
6. NUTS code(s): UKG, UKG3, UKG31, UKI
7. Main site or location of works, main place of delivery or main place of performance: Various locations along the route of the C1 section of HS2
8. Reference attributed by awarding authority: Not provided.
9. Estimated value of requirement: Not provided.
10. CompeteFor response deadline 24.5.2019 (18:00:00).
11. Address to which they must be sent: Note: This is a CompeteFor opportunity. Opportunities may be with both public and private sector businesses. To apply, please click the following link to register on the CompeteFor portal Web:
12. Other information: Opportunity Method Contract Opportunity
Opportunity Status Open
Opportunity Type Public Sector
Notice Type Notice
Nature of Opportunity Works
About the buyer’s selection process:
The package will be competitively tendered and assessed against a split between commercial (price) and defined technical criteria – Split to be confirmed, however it is anticipated that a significant weighting will be allocated to the commercial elements
About the buyer:
In July 2017, ALIGN (Bouygues Travaux Publics, Sir Robert McAlpine and Volker Fitzpatrick)won the significant C1 package of the UK High Speed 2 line (HS2). Lot C1 consists of 21.6km of high speed rail infrastructure in a rural environment. This will include a 3.37km viaduct, 15.75km twin-tubes tunnel and five vent shafts handling both piston effect and tunnel ventilation.
Estimated tender close date 25/07/2019
Estimated contract award date 18/12/2019
Estimated contract start date 17/09/2020