Bus and Coach Purchase

On this framework

5-12 Seat MPV
12-17 Minibus
17-28 Seat Coach
26-36 Seat Coach
36-63 Seat Coach
36-75 Seat Coach
Double Decker Bus

The Procurement Partnership Limited (TPPL) has completed an OJEU tender on behalf and in conjunction with Bath & North East Somerset Council (BNES) to establish a national Minibus, Bus and Coach Procurement Framework covering OEM Minibuses, 5 seat people mover conversions, 12 – 17 seat van and coachbuilt minibus conversions, coach and buses up to 75 seats including double decked, articulated, and tri-axle.

    • Agreement Reference: TPPLBNES03
    • Start Date: 16th August 2021
    • End Date: 15th August 2025
    • Number of suppliers: 27
    • Contract Notice: 2021/S 000-011496
    • Award Notice: 2021/S 000-020126
  • LOT 1: Vehicle chassis

    Both converted and unconverted 5 – 75 seats Vehicles to operate on any of Petrol, Diesel, Hybrid, Electric, LPG (liquid petroleum gas), Hydrogen and Biofuel.

    This lot is for the purchase of either unconverted chassis or converted chassis from the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM). If a converted vehicle is required under this lot, the convertor may either be nominated by the Member or the OEM will use their preferred convertor.

    LOT 2: Van conversions

    Including 5 – 26 seat accessible and non-accessible vehicles. Vehicles to operate on any of Petrol, Diesel, Hybrid, Electric, LPG (liquid petroleum gas), Hydrogen and Biofuel.

    This lot is for the purchase of converted chassis from the convertors appointed to the framework. Members can if they choose to, nominate and/or provide the necessary chassis’ for conversion and pay for the conversion only. Convertors can make available for sale ex-demonstration vehicles to Members within this lot.

    LOT 3: Coach built

    Including 5-36 seat accessible and non-accessible vehicles. Vehicles to operate on any of Petrol, Diesel, Hybrid, Electric, LPG (liquid petroleum gas), Hydrogen and Biofuel.

    This lot is for the purchase of converted chassis from the convertors appointed to the framework. Members can if they choose to, nominate and/or provide the necessary chassis’ for conversion and pay for the conversion only. Convertors can make available for sale ex-demonstration vehicles to Members within this lot.

    LOT 4: 36 – 75 seat buses and coaches

    Including single/double decked, articulated and tri-axle vehicles. Vehicles to operate on any of Petrol, Diesel, Hybrid, Electric, LPG (liquid petroleum gas), Hydrogen and Biofuel. Members can if they choose to, nominate and/or provide the necessary chassis’ for conversion and pay for the conversion only. Convertors can make available for sale ex-demonstration vehicles to Members within this lot.

    LOT 5: Hydrogen fuelled buses

    With 17 seats and above. To include all vehicle and chassis types, e.g. accessible/non-accessible, mini-buses/van-conversions, bus (single and doubled decked), coach built, articulated and tri-axle vehicles. This lot is for the purchase of hydrogen fuelled vehicles. Suppliers participating in this lot can make available for sale ex-demonstration vehicles to Members.

    • Quick and easy to use
    • 27 market-leading Suppliers
    • When buying a fully electric or hydrogen drivetrain vehicle with 8 or more passenger seats, the buying authority benefits from 0.25% of vehicle cost rebated upon delivery of asset
    • Compliant PCR2015 Framework and Dynamic Purchasing Systems to meet your legal requirements
    • Leading suppliers who have been appointed to the framework for their professional capability, experience and competitiveness
    • Pre-established terms and conditions to support all orders
    • Easy access to quotations through mini competitions and direct award
    • Mini-competitions managed and delivered free of charge by TPPL via the Delta e-Sourcing portal
    • Low and zero emission vehicle focus to help you reduce carbon footprint.
  • This comprehensive Framework is available to Local Authorities and the wider public/not-for-profit sector including:

    • NHS Trusts
    • Police Authorities
    • Fire Authorities
    • Leisure Trusts
    • Registered Social Landlords
    • Registered Charities
    • Schools, Colleges and Universities
    • Government departments in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

    All current and future members can access this framework.

  • The Framework provides access to 27 suppliers (with a mix of OE manufacturers and specialised vehicle convertors).

How to access this framework

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