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MyHSR to appoint FSC, call for tender
Published on: Thursday, March 08, 2018

Kuala Lumpur: MyHSR Corporation Sdn Bhd (MyHSR) will call for a tender to appoint the Final Survey Consultants (FSC) for the Kuala Lumpur - Singapore High Speed Rail (KL-SG HSR) project on March 9, 2018.

In a statement on Wednesday, MyHSR said the FSC tender will be divided into six packages, with three reserved for Bumiputera firms.

It said the main scope of the FSC is to conduct land survey and provide land administration support for the land acquisition process for the KL-SG HSR project within Malaysia.

Chief Executive Officer, Datuk Mohd Nur Ismal Mohamed Kamal, said, the company encouraged local firms with relevant experience to participate in the tender to provide expertise on land survey works and assist with the land acquisition activities.

"Land acquisition is a critical activity for the project and has significant impact on the overall delivery of the KL-SG HSR project," he added.

MyHSR said the availability of land for construction works is essential for the KL-SG HSR project.

It said upon approval of the Railway Scheme for the project, the identified land will be acquired by the government in accordance to Section 8 of the Land Acquisition Act 1960 (Act 486).

"The land acquisition application is expected to commence in June 2018 with the first parcel to be acquired for the main infrastructure, such as stations, maintenance facilities and tunnel portals.

The tender is open to experienced companies registered with the Ministry of Finance, while individual licensed land surveyors must be registered with the Land Surveyors Board of Malaysia. –Bernama

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