Thameslink Rolling Stock Project

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Information and guidance about the Thameslink Rolling Stock Project.

Thameslink Rolling Stock Project ITT

Pre-qualified bidders: ALSTOM Transport, Bombardier Transportation UK Ltd, Hitachi Europe Ltd, Siemens Transportation Systems.


High level output specification (HLOS) plan update July 2008

The document provides information on progress on negotiations with the rail industry to implement the passenger capacity improvements in England set out in the High Level Output Specification, and sets out an indicative timetable for delivery.

Published:
30 July 2008

Bidders announced for new fleet of Thameslink trains

Stock Market statement. The Department for Transport today announced shortlisted applicants to build an entirely new fleet of trains for Thameslink routes, valued at around £1.4bn.

Published:
10 July 2008

Thameslink Rolling Stock Project clarification question bulletin

Clarification questions raised by applicants following publication of the Accredition documentation on 9 April 2008.

Published:
14 May 2008

Thameslink Rolling Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Questions and Answers dealing with issues raised by participants at Thameslink Rolling Stock Project Industry Day on 22 April 2008.

Published:
06 May 2008

Thameslink Industry Day presentation slides 22 April 2008 (1 Mb)

Slides presented at the Industry Day held to inform potential suppliers and financiers about the Thameslink Rolling Stock Procurement Project.

Published:
24 April 2008

OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union) notice

Information about publication of the formal advertisement for the Thameslink Rolling Stock Project.

Published:
09 April 2008

Summary and Overview (64 kb)

An introduction to the Thameslink Rolling Stock Project. It provides interested organisations with information on the requirements and timescales for the development and subsequent introduction of a new fleet of trains. The project is a key element of the overall Thameslink Programme which in turn is a major component of Government's long term strategy for rail.

Published:
09 April 2008

Rolling Stock High Level Specification (76 kb)

Describes to applicants and other interested parties the key features the Department currently believes are required in the new Thameslink rolling stock and, where these have yet to be finalised, to describe some of the critical tradeoffs which must be addressed within the rolling stock design in order to deliver the overall system outputs. It is not intended to be a comprehensive specification against which tenders can be prepared.

Published:
09 April 2008

Accreditation Process Document (57 kb)

Guidance to applicants on the completion of the Accreditation Questionnaire (“AQ”) and a description of the process for evaluation and accreditation following the submission of the completed questionnaire by applicants. Only Applicants that are successfully accredited will be eligible to receive an ITT.

Published:
09 April 2008

Accreditation Questionnaire (413 kb)

For completion by all Applicants seeking accreditation by the Department for Transport (“the Department”) under the OJEU stage of the Thameslink Rolling Stock procurement project in order to qualify to receive an Invitation to Tender in the next stage of the procurement competition. The Questionnaire seeks detailed information about the Applicant and, where appropriate, each Member and Parent to enable the Department to assess the Applicant’s suitability to participate in the competition.

Published:
09 April 2008

Accreditation Questionnaire Appendix 1 (43 kb)

Additional information required from spplicants submitting an accreditation questionnaire.

Published:
09 April 2008

Process Agreement (190 kb)

For completion by all applicants seeking to qualify to receive an Invitation to Tender in the next stage of the procurement competition. To be submitted along with completed accreditation questionnaires.

Published:
09 April 2008

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