As indicated in the Europe's Rail Joint Undertaking (EU-RAIL) work programme 2022-2024, the EU-Rail is launching a call for tender for a single framework contract (one per lot) to perform the activities established in the Council Regulation (EU) 2021/2085 for the system pillar. The call for tenders will be divided in three lots:

— lot 1 – system pillar core group: the contractor shall provide expertise with system engineer knowledge developed in rail or other fields, who collectively represent the main stakeholders of the rail sector;

— lot 2 – system pillar tasks: the contractor shall provide expertise that the JU will organize in teams to the delivery the work of the system pillar Tasks and horizontal activities;

— lot 3 – CCS TSI maintenance activities: the contractor shall perform the tasks defined in the request for services that will be issued by the contracting authority to ensure the maintenance of CCS TSI as major area of activities.

Extended TitleEurope's Rail System Pillar
Extended Description

The objective is that the teams of individuals provided by the contractor and organized by the JU in the system pillar governance structure have delivered the specific results on agreed operational concepts and system architecture, to be used in operations and future procurements. For further details on the objectives and scope to be achieved within lot 1 and lot 2, please refer to the EU-RAIL master plan and the EU-RAIL work programme 2022-2024 (available at https://rail-research.europa.eu/about-europes-rail/europes-rail-reference-documents/europes-rail-key-documents/) as well as the working documents of the system pillar ramp up.

Deadline Date2022-05-30
Publication Date2022-04-15
CountryBelgium
Procurement StatusActive
TypeOpen procedure
Contract TypeServices
Award CriteriaThe most economic tender
Value4000000.00
OrganisationEurope’s Rail Joint Undertaking (EU-RAIL)
AddressAvenue de la Toison d'Or 56–60
TownBrussels
Postal Code1060
Class Code73200000
Class DescriptionResearch and development consultancy services
SourceOffice for Official Publications of the European Communities - Tenders electronic daily (Ted)

Version of 2022-01-19

Europe's Rail System Pillar

Subject to the adoption of the Annual Work Programme 2022, the Europe's Rail Joint Undertaking will launch a call for tender for a single framework contract (one per lot) to perform the activities established in the Council Regulation (EU) 2021/2085 for the System Pillar (Articles 91 and 96). The call for tenders will be divided in three lots:

— lot 1 – system pillar core group: the contractor shall provide expertise with system engineer knowledge developed in rail or other fields, which collectively represent the main stakeholders of the rail sector;

— lot 2 – system pillar expertise: the contractor shall deliver the work defined initially in the report of the European Commission on the System Pillar of July 2021;

— lot 3 – CCS TSI maintenance activities. The contractor shall ensure that there is a continued need to ensure that the current and future CCS TSI specifications are properly maintained to be able to introduce innovative solutions.

Extended TitleEurope's Rail System Pillar
Extended Description

The contractor shall provide expertise with system engineer knowledge developed in rail or other fields, which collectively represent the main stakeholders of the rail sector. The core group provides the competent leadership and expertise of the development of the functional layered railway system architecture, specification models and operational concepts that enable safe, secure and efficient delivery of the new systems; manages the common business objectives and deliverables from the tasks. The system pillar core group is necessary to lead the day-to-day work of the delivery of the system pillar through the tasks and supporting the system pillar steering group in its decisions, via the executive director of the JU. This will include: providing guidance on task outputs; programme management of the system pillar task; managing inputs and outputs; horizontal tasks that will be defined considering the evolution of the EU-Rail programme. The representatives of the system pillar core group shall ensure their organisational independence from the companies they come from and specific CoI and NDA will have to be set up to protect such independence.

Publication Date2022-01-19
CountryBelgium
Procurement StatusFuture
TypeNot applicable
Contract TypeServices
Award CriteriaNot applicable
Value45000000.00
OrganisationShift2Rail Joint Undertaking (S2R)
AddressAvenue de la Toison d'Or 56-60
TownBrussels
Postal Code1060
Class Code73000000
Class DescriptionResearch and development services and related consultancy services
SourceOffice for Official Publications of the European Communities - Tenders electronic daily (Ted)

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