Malaysia’s MyHSR Launches Two Consultant Tenders For KL-Singapore HSR Project
Speaking at an event noting the official resumption of the Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link at the Causeway, Singapore Head Of State Lee Hsien Loong said Malaysia had proposed some modifications to the HSR job and that discussions between both countries were recurring.
The suggested HSR line targets to lower travel time in between the city-state as well as Kuala Lumpur to about 90 mins from 11 hrs presently on existing train services.
” These activities are a vital forerunner element for the job and also have a significant impact to the total delivery of the KL-SG HSR project,” he said as priced estimate by CNA.
Malaysia’s MyHSR Company has launched two tenders to acquire the services of specialists that will certainly help with regulative submissions pertinent to the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) job.
MyHSR claimed deliverables from the professionals “will certainly be shown to the public throughout the requisite railway scheme public assessment procedure planned for early next year”.
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The tenders are for a land professional as well as an environmental, heritage as well as social influence assessment professional for the rail project, reported Channel News Asia (CNA).
Put on hold given that September 2018, the HSR task’s building and construction was meant to resume at the end of May. Nonetheless, it was further pushed till completion of 2020.
MyHSR Chief Executive Officer Mohd Nur Ismal Mohamed Kamal urged local firms with relevant experience to take part in the tenders.
” The following S. 4 gazettement of a corridor size of 500m will certainly assist in additional works for the project, such as soil examination as well as utility mapping, which will certainly allow further improvement of the HSR positioning before the land purchase exercise.”
He included that the scheduled environmental, heritage as well as social influence analyses would recognize potential sensitive receptors at the task corridor, while mitigation steps would certainly be proposed to minimise the social, environmental and heritage influences.