Road Passenger and Private Hire Multi Party Framework

Bus Eireann/Irish Bus

Bus Éireann requires a multi party framework panel for road passenger and private hire. The framework panel will be in four lots. • Lot 1 Eastern Operational • Lot 2 Southern Operational • Lot 3 Western Operational • Lot 4 Private Hire and Special Events The multi party framework panel will consist of multiple operators to support Bus Éireann. The requirement is for bus operators to form these framework panels for operations of Expressway, Non-Expressway routes, Private Hire and Special Events.

Deadline
The time limit for receipt of tenders was 2023-11-22. The procurement was published on 2023-10-20.

Who?

What?

Where?

Procurement history
Date Document
2023-10-20 Contract notice
Contract notice (2023-10-20)
Contracting authority
Name and addresses
Name: Bus Eireann/Irish Bus
Postal address: 21 Phibsboro Road, Dublin 7
Postal town: Dublin
Country: Ireland 🇮🇪
E-mail: procurement@buseireann.ie 📧
Region: Éire/Ireland 🏙️
URL: https://www.etenders.gov.ie 🌏
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.etenders.gov.ie 🌏
Communication
Documents URL: https://www.etenders.gov.ie 🌏
Participation URL: https://www.etenders.gov.ie 🌏

Object
Scope of the procurement
Title: Road Passenger and Private Hire Multi Party Framework
Products/services: Hire of buses and coaches with driver 📦
Short description:
“Bus Éireann requires a multi party framework panel for road passenger and private hire. The framework panel will be in four lots. • Lot 1 Eastern...”    Show more
Estimated value excluding VAT: EUR 20 000 000 💰
Information about lots
Tenders may be submitted for all lots

1️⃣
Scope of the procurement
Title: Eastern Operational Region
Title
Lot Identification Number: 1
Description
Additional products/services: Public-service buses 📦
Additional products/services: Buses and coaches 📦
Additional products/services: Double-decker buses 📦
Additional products/services: Low-floor buses 📦
Place of performance: Éire/Ireland 🏙️
Description of the procurement:
“Bus Éireann requires a multi party framework panel for road passenger and private hire. The framework panel will be in four lots. • Lot 1 Eastern...”    Show more
Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
Scope of the procurement
Estimated total value excluding VAT: EUR 20 000 000 💰
Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
The time frame below is expressed in number of months.
Description
Duration: 60
Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
This contract is subject to renewal ✅
Description
Description of renewals: On expiry of framework

2️⃣
Scope of the procurement
Title: Southern Operational Region
Title
Lot Identification Number: 2
Scope of the procurement
Estimated total value excluding VAT: EUR 20 000 000 💰
Description
Description of renewals: on expiry of framework

3️⃣
Scope of the procurement
Title: Western Operational Region
Title
Lot Identification Number: 3
Scope of the procurement
Estimated total value excluding VAT: EUR 20 000 000 💰

4️⃣
Scope of the procurement
Title: Private Hire and Special Events
Title
Lot Identification Number: 4
Scope of the procurement
Estimated total value excluding VAT: EUR 20 000 000 💰

Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

Procedure
Type of procedure
Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition
Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
Framework agreement with several operators
Description
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 25
Administrative information
Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate: 2023-11-22 12:00 📅
Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted: English 🗣️
The time frame below is expressed in number of months.
Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender: 6

Complementary information
Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement ✅
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: on expiry of framework
Review body
Name: The High Court
Postal town: Dublin
Country: Ireland 🇮🇪
Source: OJS 2023/S 206-647625 (2023-10-20)