The Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) is a strategic project between the Governments of Malaysia and Singapore that aims to facilitate seamless travel between the two capital cities, enhance business linkages, and connect the peoples of both countries closer together. With terminus stations in Kuala Lumpur's Bandar Malaysia and Singapore's Jurong East, the HSR link is expected to cut the travel time between the two cities to 90 minutes.
LTA and MyHSR jointly conducted an Industry Briefing on 5 July in Singapore – which was attended by close to 400 participants from 165 international and local entities. The briefing welcomed participants from across the entire High Speed Rail value chain, including suppliers and integrators of rolling stock and system, network operators, engineering and legal consultants, financiers and investors, operators and construction companies.
Following the briefing, further face-to-face meeting have also been scheduled upon the request of the participants to facilitate discussions and obtain feedback on the briefing topics. The feedback received will inform the ongoing design of the procurement plan and tender specifications.
The AssetsCo will be jointly procured by both LTA and MyHSR, in an open, fair and transparent manner. The AssetsCo tender is targeted to be called by 4Q2017.
We seek professionals who want to help us realise the vision of the first cross-border high speed rail project in South East Asia. You will have the opportunity to spearhead the planning, design development and implementation of this iconic project for Singapore.
joint development partner
MyHSR Corporation Sdn Bhd (MyHSR) of Malaysia and Land Transport Authority (LTA) of Singapore awarded the Joint Development Partner (‘JDP’) contract for the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) project to a three-firm consortium made up of WSP Engineering Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Mott MacDonald Malaysia Sdn Bhd, and Ernst & Young Advisory Services Sdn Bhd. Services on 16 February 2017.
The JDP provides project management support and technical advice to both Governments on common aspects of the HSR systems and operation. In addition, it assists MyHSR and LTA with the preparation of documents for the forthcoming tenders, such as the appointment of the AssetsCo and OpCo International.
TENDER for advance engineering study
LTA awarded the contract for Advance Engineering studies (AES) tender to AECOM Singapore Pte Ltd on 12 January 2017. The AES contract will include looking into the HSR alignment within Singapore, the architectural and engineering design of the terminus in Singapore, and noise and vibration issues, as well as the preparation of tender documents for the construction phase of the project.
Interested parties should visit LTA’s Award Notice on Gebiz website for more information.