KUALA LUMPUR: Mass Rapid Transit Corp Sdn Bhd (MRT Corp) awarded four work package contracts totalling more than RM4b (US$993 million) for the construction of the MRT Sungai Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya Line (SSP Line) yesterday.
The awards included two viaduct work packages and two systems work packages.
The RM1.62 billion systems work package SY203 for the engineering, procurement, construction, testing and commissioning of electric trains and depot equipment for the SSP line was awarded to HAP Consortium.
The second systems work package, a RM458.02 million contract, for the engineering, procurement, construction, testing and commissioning of the signalling and train control system for the SSP Line, which was awarded to a consortium comprising Bombardier (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd and Global Rail Sdn Bhd.
The elevated work packages worth RM1.47 billion, for the construction and completion of the 4.6km viaduct gateway and other associated works from Jinjang to Jalan Ipoh North Portal was awarded to IJM Construction Sdn Bhd.
Meanwhile, Malaysian Resources Corp Bhd was the successful tenderer for RM648 million for the construction and completion of the 2.6km viaduct guideway and other associated works from Persiaran APEC in Cyberjaya to Putrajaya Sentral.
MRT Corp CEO Datuk Shahril Mokhtar said the basis of selecting successful tenderers for MRT Project work packages was the best evaluated tender, where both technical and commercial aspects of tenders were evaluated. The successful tender might not be the one with the lowest price.
“The successful tenderers for the electric trains, viaduct V203 and viaduct V210 has also submitted the lowest prices for their respective tenders,” he said.
MRT deals worth US$993mil awarded