Public Sector Network Tender Alert


Overhead Catenary System for HS2 Ltd

High Speed Two (HS2) Limited ('HS2 Ltd') is the body responsible for developing and promoting the new high speed railway system known as High Speed Two (HS2). HS2 will initially run between London and Birmingham (Phase 1) but will subsequently be extended to link Birmingham to Crewe (Phase 2a) and Crewe to Manchester and the West Midlands to Leeds (Phase 2b). Phase 2a and 2b are subject to HS2 Ltd achieving Royal Assent. The Railway Systems tranche of work incorporates a number of critical disciplines for the HS2 Project, including without limitation the design, construction, commissioning and testing of track, overhead catenary, lineside M & E & tunnels, power, signalling and communications. This procurement relates to overhead catenary systems (OCS) for Phase 1 and Phase 2a. HS2 Ltd intends to procure the design, manufacture, supply, installation, testing and commissioning to cover Phase one and Phase 2a. OCS will be procured from one contractor but Phase One and Phase 2a will be split into two separate contracts as shown below: Phase One includes but is not limited to: 469 single track kms, including 250 bridges, 58 viaducts, 47 underbridges, 148 overbridges and 115 culverts. Six passing / maintenance loops/sidings and four complex track junctions.131 point ends, including 99 high-speed turnouts (between 130km/h and 230 km/h), 32 low-medium speed turnouts (up to and including 100km/h), 5 traps or diamonds. Phase 2a includes but is not limited to: 120 single track kms, including 18 underbridges, 43 overbridges, 4 viaducts, 2 tunnels, 1 retained cutting and 46 culverts. 24 point ends (130km/h), 2 high-speed turnouts (230km/h) Further information on the procurement and on the Scope is included in the Candidate's Guide made available by HS2 Ltd at the address in VI.3 below and in the accompanying draft initial Procurement Documents (including the draft Invitation and draft Request to Participate ('RTP') documents).


High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd
High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd, Two Snowhill, Snow Hill Queensway
B4 6GA

Contract value: 302000000

Published: 30 Jun 2020, Receipt by: 13 Aug 2020