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AECOM to provide site supervision services for Malaysia's East Coast Rail Link project

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Jan. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AECOM, a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm, has been appointed by China Communications Construction Company to provide site supervision services for the stations, viaducts, tunnels and depots of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project.

"AECOM is proud to be involved with this project, which is a tremendous game-changer for the economy of the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia," said Ailee Loh, Vice President, Transportation, AECOM Malaysia. "To deliver this large-scale project, we are tapping into our strong local and international experience in delivering transport infrastructure, particularly in the rail sector. We look forward to leveraging world-class innovative approaches on this complex project that will ultimately benefit all of Malaysia."

"Such massive rail infrastructure will open up new opportunities for the people in the East Coast states by facilitating the creation of new jobs, stimulating industries and enhancing mobility, in tandem with the growth that is being driven by the East Coast Economic Region initiative," said Patrick Wong, Country Director, AECOM Malaysia. 

The ECRL project is part of the Malaysian government's comprehensive transportation plan and will link Kuala Lumpur and Port Klang to the East Coast through a strategic railway network. It is envisaged to serve all the main hubs of the East Coast Region, traversing Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang and parts of Selangor, and be connected to Malaysia's main rail network by the time it is completed in 2024.

"This project is also a great opportunity to further grow local talent in this field and create rail industry leaders whose expertise are very much sought after globally," said Mr. Billy Wong, Regional Executive, Southeast Asia.

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