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The Tunnel and Lineside Mechanical & Electrical (M&E) Systems Contractor will be responsible for design, supply, manufacture, installation, testing, commissioning and maintenance until handover of the Phase One and Phase 2a M&E systems in open route and tunnels, including tunnel shafts and cross-passages. The scope of this procurement comprises a number of separate and distinct systems, which are categories under the mechanical and electrical discipline listed below: 1. Tunnel Ventilation System - The purpose of the tunnel ventilation system is to provide a tenable environment within the tunnels (approximately 50km of tunnels). This will include the delivery of the tunnel ventilation system using predominantly large axial fans in shafts (within long tunnels) and jet fans in the shorter tunnels. 2. M & E Subsystems - The purpose of the M&E subsystems is to provide some of the rail systems with power supplies and monitoring. The M&E systems include active and passive fire safety provisions within tunnels, tunnel cross passage doors (approximately 300no.) and associated system in bored and cut and cover tunnels, tunnel lighting, Low Voltage (LV) distribution, longitudinal handrails in tunnels, tunnel Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems and remote monitoring of equipment in shafts and key equipment in the wayside, passive provision for heating, ventilation and air conditioning, points heating and junction lighting. The overall length of open route is approximately 175km. Further details of the scope of this procurement are provided in the PQP and further detailed requirements and responsibilities will be set out in the Invitation to Tender (ITT). HS2 Ltd is in the process of procuring a contract for the design, supply and installation of Cross-Passage Doors. The executed Cross-Passage Door Contract will appear in the ITT documents and there will be an obligation on the Tunnel and Lineside Mechanical & Electrical Systems Contractor to enter into agreement to novate the Cross-Passage Door Contract from HS2 Ltd once the Tunnel and Lineside Mechanical & Electrical Systems contract is awarded. The Contractor will be required to work with HS2 Ltd to procure future maintenance or technical support from original equipment manufacturers and specialist suppliers.


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

Contract value: 415000000-498000000

Published: 26 Jun 2020, Receipt by: 10 Aug 2020