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OJEU13-025 Inter-Campus Bus Service.

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University of Durham
Procurement Service, Mountjoy Centre, Holly Wing, Stockton Road
For the attention of: Lyndsay Keane
DH1 3LE Durham
Telephone: +44 1913344530
Fax: +44 1913344539

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

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

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Other: Research
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
OJEU13-025 Inter-Campus Bus Service.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 2: Land transport services [2], including armoured car services, and courier services, except transport of mail
Durham and Stockton

NUTS code UKC1

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
Please do not respond to this notice - the University will place an advert in due course.
The University will be going out to tender for the provision of its inter-campus bus service. This service currently operates between campuses in Durham City and at Stockton-on-Tees. Additionally there may be the requirement for further services around Durham City and outlying residential areas, including a journey to Ushaw College, Ushaw Moor, County Durham.
The intention is that a sole supplier is appointed to fulfil the contract.
The tender will be undertaken using an electronic tendering system.
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000 000 and 3 000 000 GBP


This contract is divided into lots: no
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34121000, 34121100, 79997000

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Requested in tender documentation.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

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:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: