Thursday 2 August 2012

Timeliness in Completion of KVMRT Projects

This blog posting is to keep track the progress of KL MRT projects. 5 months after statement made in December 2010, the start of MRT line construction has been delayed by 4-5 months while the completion has been pushed back at least 1 year.

24 December 2010: MRT tender in April, work starts in July
  • Work on the first phase of the MRT system, which would see the construction of a new rail line from Sungai Buloh to Kajang, is expected to start in July.
  • The project is expected to be completed by 2015.
6 May 2011: First tender for MRT to kick off next month
  • Syarikat Prasarana Negara Bhd (Prasarana) group director of project development Zulkifli Yusoff said works on the first package of elevated track, which is between Maluri and Plaza Phoenix, will start by November or early December.
  • We hope to complete the overall project by December 2016.
9 July 2011: Work on MRT project to start in November
  • KUALA LUMPUR: Work on the My Rapid Transit (MRT) project touted by the Prime Minister as the most practical solution for transportation needs in the Klang Valley will start in November. 
  • The first phase, spanning 51km and with 31 stops from Sungai Buloh to Kajang, will be completed in 2016.
9 February 2012: MMC-Gamuda JV firms up details with MRT Co.
  • The SBK MRT project is expected to last seven years (18 months have passed) with completion in July 2017.
2 August 2012: MRT Project moves into active construction phase
  • The deadline for phase one operations of the Sungai Buloh-Kajang Line 1, that runs from Sungai Buloh to Semantan, is on December 2016.
  • The phase two from Semantan to Kajang will be operational in July 2017,” 

More updates when there are news releases...

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