Friday, December 21, 2012

Costs of Sungai Buloh - Kajang MRT

Update: The CEO of MRT Corp Datuk Azhar Abdul Hamid announced will not cost over RM23bil and is on track for completion by July 2017.

Towards the end of year 2012, the Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit project is going for a full swing. The costs of this mega infrastructure project still remained in dark and is expected to be released before 2013.

According to the media briefing, MRT Corp had awarded a total of 54 packages worth RM20.31bil out of 85 packages. The remaining 31 packages worth around RM3bil will be gradually awarded

Quick facts:
Participation of bumiputra contractors, the value of contracts awarded to date against the total awarded stood at 45%.

3% of the project had been completed since groundwork began in March 2012.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

KL Sentral facelift

The hassle of descending by stairs to take bus to LCCT or to KL Monorail station is a past thing.

Now KL Sentral users can use the a new separate escalator to descend and previous one way escalator is modified.

Notice indicating the new escalator at KL Sentral. Courtesy of kampong2005.

This way!

The view from lower ground floor of KL Sentral

Besides, the upgrading work between Monorail station and Nu Sentral is taking shape and slated for completion by next year. Other efforts include the construction of a pedestrian bridge, a new lift, and RC Stairs from Nu Sentral Retail Mall into the station.

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