East Coast Rail Link consultancy contract awarded to HSSI

HSS Engineers Bhd (HEB)’s 30%-owned associate HSS Integrated Sdn Bhd (HSSI) has obtained a contract to provide preliminary design consultancy services for the first 220 km of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL). The value of the contract is RM 16.5 million (3.2 million euros). HSSI has been appointed for the contract by a subsidiary of China Communications Construction Co (M) Sdn Bhd group.
The East Coast Rail Link is a 688 km electric railway system that will link the east coast states to the Greater Klang Valley. HEB expects to complete the job in the final quarter of 2017. “Pursuant to the exclusive teaming arrangement between HSSI and HEB’s wholly-owned subsidiary, HSS Engineering Sdn Bhd (HSSE), HSSI and HSSE will be collaborating exclusively to execute and complete the contract,” HEB stated.