Public Sector Network Tender Alert


411207-2012: UK-Swindon: Transport services (excl. Waste transport)

Transport services (excl. Waste transport). Non-scheduled passenger transport. Public road transport services. Hire of passenger transport vehicles with driver. Hire of buses and coaches with driver. Taxi services. Special-purpose road passenger-transport services. Hire of passenger cars with driver. Swindon Borough Council is procuring a range of passenger transport services which are broken down into five schedules covering different types/modes of transport.
Each schedule has a number of Lots broken down into either Locality areas of Swindon Borough Council or specific transport routes/services. In total there are 25 Lots. This has been designed in order to offer maximum flexibility and efficiency due to the services required.
The schedules are made up of:
— Schedule 5a Public Transport Services, (Lots 1 – 3);
— Schedule 5b Dial a Ride and Community Transport, (Lots 4 and 5);
— Schedule 5c for School / College bus and coach services, (Lots 6 and 7);
— Schedule 5d for School, College, Day Centre and Social Care services for Minibus (Lots 8 – 16);
— Schedule 5e for School, College, Day Centre and Social Care services for Taxis / Private Hire Vehicles, (Lots 17 – 25).
The Agreement period will commence from 1.9.2013 until 31.8.2016 with an option to extend for a further 2 years up to a maximum total 5 year contract, subject to contract performance and budget availability.
Documents can be downloaded from the South West Portal at the following URL:
All tender clarifications will be posted on the Supplying The South West Portal portal and bidders will be required to check on a regular basis. You will not be automatically notified when an update to the clarification log is made.
Taxi services.Special-purpose road passenger-transport services.Non-scheduled passenger transport.Hire of buses and coaches with driver.

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Swindon Borough Council
Civic Offices, Euclid Street
For the attention of: Nigel Hale
SN1 2JH Swindon
Telephone: +44 1793466211
Internet address(es):
General address of the contracting authority:
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Contract value: The contract is for an initial 3 year period with the option to extend for a further 2 years. Estimated value for the initial three year period is GBP 11,035,011 and for the total 5 year period is GBP 18,391,685.Estimated value excluding VAT: 18 391 685 GBP

Published: 27 Dec 2012, Receipt by: 12 Feb 2013