MyHSR Corporation selected CH2M as the technical advisor for the Kuala Lumpur–Singapore High-Speed Rail project.
Following the recent sigining of the Memorandum of Understanding on the project by both the Malaysian and Singaporean governments, MyHSR has proceeded to award its Technical Advisory Services tender to CH2M.
CH2M, with its sub-consultant PwC, will support MyHSR to develop the project, including working on the planning and design of the Malaysian section of the project, and assisting with the project management aspects of the project.
In July, the Government of Malaysia and the Government of Singapore signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail project and agreed to work towards commencing HSR operations by around 2026, with trains running at a top speed of more than 300km/h.
The 350 km HSR will connect 5 cities in Malaysia to Singapore, following a coastal route and it will have 8 stations with terminals in Bandar Malaysia and Singapore, and 6 intermediate stations in Putrajaya, Seremban, Ayer Keroh, Muar, Batu Pahat and Iskandar Puteri. All stations will be designed to integrate with the local public transport systems to ensure seamless connectivity.