Firm “Turner & Townsend” got the right to take part in the construction of the Malaysian train line
British consulting firm Turner & Townsend was awarded a contract to conduct a quantitative analysis of the risk of additional costs during the construction of a 50 km railway line in the area of Malaysia’s capital Kuala Lumpur.
The Sungai-Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya highway in the south-east of the country is being developed by the high-speed public transport corporation of a closed joint-stock company.
The highway will be the second of the three systems for high-speed public transport, built in the capital and its surroundings.
It will be located 37 stations - 26 aboveground and 11 underground.
Turner & Townsend will analyze the possible risks of additional costs every six months during the first three years of construction.There is also the possibility of extending the contract for the entire period of construction.
Traveling along the railway line, where trains will reach a speed of about 100 km / h, will be 85 minutes from one end to the other. It is being built for 2 million people, and about 533,000 passengers will use it per day.
The railway is part of a government plan to reduce road congestion to cleanse the environment, grow the economy, and improve living standards.
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Rodney Moulder, manager of the manufacturing and technical base of Turner & Townsend, said: become one of the most convenient cities in the world to live. ”
Construction is expected to begin in spring 2016 and end by 2022.