KUALA LUMPUR, May 12 – Malaysian Resources Corporation Bhd and IJM Construction Sdn Bhd are among the companies awarded part of the package contracts for the construction of the MRT Sungai Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya (SSP) Line worth RM4.2 billion.
Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd (MRT Corp) said the awards, comprising two viaduct work packages and two systems work packages were made following a One-Stop Procurement Committee Meeting (OSPC) chaired by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.
Its Chief Executive Officer, Datuk Seri Shahril Mokhtar said with the latest work packages awarded, the SSP Line development would be able to move full steam ahead. Earlier, he in a statement today said they saw many of the civil works being awarded. He said they have now moved to the stage where we are awarding Systems Work Packages.
He said this is very good progress for the SSP Line. Another winner, HAP Consortium bagged the Systems Work Package SY203 valued at RM1.62 billion for the engineering, procurement, construction, testing and commissioning of electric trains and depot equipment for the SSP Line.
HAP Consortium comprises Hyundai Rotem Company of South Korea, Apex Communications Sdn Bhd and South Korea’s POSCO Engineering Co Ltd. The second systems work package was Package SY201 worth RM458.02 million for the engineering, procurement, construction, testing and commissioning of the signalling and train control system for the SSP Line was awarded to a consortium, comprising Bombardier (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd and Global Rail Sdn Bhd.
Bombardier was the work package contractor for the signalling and train control system for the MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang Line. For the elevated work packages, Work Package V203 worth RM1.47 billion for the construction of the 4.6 km viaduct guideway and other associated works from Jinjang to Jalan Ipoh North Portal was awarded to IJM Construction Sdn Bhd.
In the meantime, the Malaysian Resources Corporation Bhd bagged Work Package V210 for the construction and completion of the 2.6 km viaduct guideway and other associated works from Persiaran APEC, Cyberjaya to Putrajaya Sentral worth RM648 million.