FOI request detail

Information regarding TfL’s new bus operating system Adiona

Request ID: FOI-0703-2223
Date published: 29 June 2022

You asked

How much did the new system Adiona cost TfL? Also how was the winning bidder chosen and awarded following the application process?

We answered

TfL Ref: 0703-2223
Thank you for your request received by us on 22 June 2022 asking for information about Transport for London and the Adiona bus systems contract.

Your request has been considered in accordance with the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act and our information access policy.  I can confirm that we hold the information you require. You asked for:

How much did the new system Adiona cost TfL?

The information you asked for is available on our website using the following link, which provides the cost of the new system on Page One of our contract expenditure publication at:

In accordance with section 21 of the FOI Act, we are not obliged to supply you with a copy of some of the requested information as it is already accessible to you elsewhere.

Also how was the winning bidder chosen and awarded following the application process?
We can advise that eight Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) responses were submitted in response to an Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) Notice, (Reference: 2016/S 189-339501), published on 30 September 2016, under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 – Competitive Procedure with Negotiation.
Six suppliers were successful in progressing onto the Invitation to Tender (ITT) stage and four suppliers submitted a response to the ITT and participated in the Invitation to Negotiate (ITN). These suppliers were then invited to submit their final proposed solution.
The final tender submissions were evaluated on a Most Economically Advantageous Tender (MEAT) basis, against two main criteria; 60% Quality, 40% Financial.  The successful bidder was the one that submitted the Most Economically Advantageous Tender.

If this is not the information you are looking for, or if you are unable to access it for any reason, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Please see the attached information sheet for details of your right to appeal as well as information on copyright and what to do if you would like to re-use any of the information we have disclosed.

Yours sincerely

Jasmine Howard
FOI Case Officer
FOI Case Management Team
General Counsel
Transport for London

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