Published date: 8 April 2018

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 9 May 2018

Contract summary


  • Information technology services - 72222300

Location of contract

North West

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

8 April 2018

Closing date

9 May 2018

Contract start date

30 June 2018

Contract end date

30 June 2020

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

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Transport for the North is the organisation established to transform the transport system across the North of England, providing the infrastructure needed to drive economic growth.

TfN wish to procure a managed platform in order to provide software to record disruption messages which can then be distributed simultaneously to multiple sources, including social media, on street displays and open data users.

TfN also wish to procure a managed service for the design, build and operation/maintenance of an Open Data Hub for the North of England which will link developers and open data users to existing public transport open data, and new open data from the Fares Phase 1 and Disruption Messaging initiatives.

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