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Thameslink rolling stock project: best value for money

Response to a request for information on the Thameslink project dealing with best value for money in the construction and supply of trains.

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Thameslink rolling stock project: best value for money

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Response to a request for information on the Thameslink rolling stock project dealing with best value for money for the construction and supply of trains. The initial request asked for details including:

  • location of research and development or manufacturing facilities
  • indirect costs to the UK on decisions of these locations
  • use of subcontractors for research and development, manufacturing or component supply
  • a strategic capability in the UK for manufacturing of rolling stock
  • documentation describing how these aspects of bids will be evaluated by the Department for Transport (DfT)
  • the OJEU announcement for this procurement
Published 16 August 2011