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Circle Line - Metro

Circle Line - sg/15Metro Feasibility study by LTA for an orbital metro route connecting the suburbs to the west, north and east of the island's city centre. Preferred route links Paya Lebar on the West line to Bishan on the MRT North line, Serangoon on the North East line and Buona Vista on the East line. Construction to start 2005, following completion of the NEL, Changi Airport branch and the first phase of the Marina line. Island's rail network will be virtually doubled from 83 to 154 route-km by 2005. Four more metro routes are included in the long-term development strategy for completion by 2030, with the ring line to be followed by new routes serving Jurong, Bukit Timah and Tampines in the east. December 1999.   First stage now called Marina Line Extension, from Boulevard station at national stadium to rail staging yards at Upper Paya Lebar. Tenders for consultancy contract have closed and announcement of award pending. Visit www.gov.sg/gitis/ 15/01.   Invitation by LTA to contractors to pre-qualify for Stage 2 with route length 5.5 km from Stadium Boulevard with stations at Old Airport Road (OAR), Tanjong Katong (TKT), Paya Lebar (PYL), Macpherson (MPS) and Upper Paya Lebar (UPL), and an underground depot at Kim Chuan. PYL station will interchange with the existing Paya Lebar (East-West Line) MRT station. All stations except PYL and UPL will be designed as underground civil defence stations. Visit www.gov.sg/gitis and www.lta.gov.sg 35/01. Maunsell Consultants proceeding with $436m design contract for Circle Line second stage, with 5.5 km of bored and cut-and-cover tunnels and five underground stations. Construction to start by end-2002 for completion in 2006. Visit www.lta.gov.sg/projects 42/01. A jv of Econ Corporation Ltd and NCC has been awarded contract C822 for approximately S$338.6 million for construction of the MacPherson and Upper Paya Lebar underground stations and tunnels. Visit www.gov.sg/lta and www.ncc.se 33/02.Lum Chang Building Contractors Pte Ltd and Nishimatsu have won a S$321.6 million order for contract C823. The partners will build the Old Airport Road, Tanjong Katong and Paya Lebar underground stations and 3,300 m of bored tunnels. EPB shield machines to be used, outer diameter 6.63 m. Visit www.gov.sg/lta and www.nishimatsu.co.jp. C822 and C823 are part of Circle Line stage 2. Contract periods from 1st August, 2002 to 30th August, 2006. 33/02. The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has issued several open invitations to tender for the construction of tunnels and underground stations as part of Stage 3 of the Circle Line (CCL). Contract C852, deadline 28th April, 2003 is for the construction of Serangoon interchange station and associated tunnels between Bartley and Serangoon stations and between Serangoon and Lorong Chuan stations. Contract C853, deadline 21st April, 2003 is for the construction of Marymount station and associated tunnels between Lorong Chuan and Bishan stations and Bishan and Marymount stations. Contract C851A, deadline 16th April, 2003 is for the construction of Bartley station. Contract C852A, deadline 16th April, 2003 is for the construction of Lorong Chuan station. Contract C853A, deadline 25th April, 2003 is for the design and construction of Bishan interchange station. Contact Land Transport Authority, Projects & Engineering Office, Contracts & Process Division, Tenders Section, 1 Hampshire Road, Block 1, Singapore 219428. Contact Mr Kho Cheong Kiat, tel.+65 63961180 or Ms Low Bee Eng, tel. +65 63961202. E-mail bee_eng_low@lta.gov.sg. Tenders have already been invited for electrical services, tunnel ventilation and environmental control systems, and fire protection systems. Read E-News Weekly # 62.Stage 3 will extend the line from Upper Paya Lebar Road/Bartley Road to Marymount Road. This stretch with five underground stations is 5.7 km-long. Construction will start in the third quarter of 2003 to end in early 2008. Construction cost of about S$1.2 billion. The CCL is an orbital line linking all radial metro lines running into the city. It will run from Dhoby Ghaut to Paya Lebar, Serangoon, Bishan, Buona Vista and Harbour Front. Visit www.lta.gov.sg 10/03. The 12 prequalified tenderers for contract C852, which is the construction of Serangoon interchange station and associated tunnels between Bartley and Serangoon stations and between Serangoon and Lorong Chuan stations, are Econ / NCC International; Hyundai Engineering & Construction; Leighton; Nishimatsu; Obayashi; Penta-Ocean Construction; Samsung / Tiong Seng; Taisei; Tobishima / Wan Soon Construction; Woh Hup / Shanghai Tunnel Engineering / Alpine Mayreder; Züblin / Koh Brother Building & Civil Engineering; and Ssang Yong Engineering & Construction.The 11 prequalified candidates for contract C853, which is the construction of Marymount station and associated tunnels between Lorong Chuan and Bishan stations and Bishan and Marymount stations, are Greatearth Construction / United Engineers / Sato Kogyo; Hyundai Engineering & Construction; Leighton; Obayashi; Penta-Ocean Construction; Samsung; Taisei; Tobishima / Wan Soon Construction; Woh Hup / Shanghai Tunnel Engineering / Alpine Mayreder; Züblin / Koh Brother Building & Civil Engineering; and Ssang Yong Engineering and Construction. Visit www.lta.gov.sg 16/03. Contract C852A for construction of the Lorong Chuan station has been awarded to Sato Kogyo for S$65 million. The contract is part of Stage 3 of the Circle Line. The contract involves civil, structural, architectural, plumbing, drainage and reinstatement works for the station. More in E-News Weekly # 28/2003. Visit www.lta.gov.sg and www.satokogyo.com.sg 28/03.Prequalification, deadline 25th July, for civil construction of the stations and tunnels for Stages 4 and 5, contracts 854, 855 and 856. The internal diameter of the bored tunnels will be 5.8 m approximately. Contract 854 is for construction of 5.3 km of twin bored tunnels, 320 m of cut-and-cover tunnels, and three underground stations. Contract 855 is for construction of 4 km of twin bored tunnels, 350 m of cut-and-cover tunnels, civil works for three underground stations, and architectural and building services for another four stations. Contract 856 is for construction of 3.4 km of twin bored tunnels, 640 m of cut-and-cover tunnels, civil works for four underground stations, and architectural and building services for five more stations. Tunnelling using both slurry and EPB TBMs. Contact Land Transport Authority, Project & Engineering Office, Contracts & Process Division, Tenders Section, Section 1, Hampshire Road Block 1, Singapore 219428, Mr Kho Cheong Kiat, tel. +65 63961180 or Ms Low Bee Eng, tel. +65 63961202, e-mail bee_eng_low@lta.gov.sg. Visit www.gebiz.gov.sg 29/03.Civil works contract C852 for Stage 3 of the Circle Line (CCL), worth S$155.9 million, has been awarded to to the Woh Hup / Shanghai Tunnel Engineering Co. (STEC) / Alpine Mayreder JV. This contract involves the construction and completion of Serangoon interchange station, the interconnecting tunnels from Serangoon station to Lorong Chuan station, and from Serangoon station to Bartley station. Visit www.wohhup.com, www.stec.net and www.alpine.at 43/03.Contract C853 for the construction and completion of Marymount station including the tunnels between Lorong Chuan and Bishan stations and Bishan and Marymount stations has been awarded to Taisei Corporation for S$167.7 million. This contract involves the civil, structural, architectural, plumbing, drainage and reinstatement works for the station including the twin bored tunnels. Visit www.taisei.co.jp/english 43/03.Contract C851A for the construction of Bartley station has been awarded to Wan Soon Construction for S$63.5 million. This contract involves the civil, structural, architectural, plumbing, drainage and reinstatement works for the station. Visit www.wansoon.com.sg 43/03.Contract C853A for the design, construction and completion of Bishan interchange station has been awarded to a JV between Econ Corporation and Eng Lim Construction for S$82.2 million. This contract involves the civil, structural, architectural, plumbing, drainage and reinstatement works for the station. Visit www.econ.com.sg 43/03.Stage 3 of the CCL is 5.7 km-long with five stations, running from Bartley Road to Marymount Road, with interchange stations at Serangoon (with the North East Line) and Bishan (with the North-South Line). It will cost about S$1.2 billion to build. Visit www.lta.gov.sg 43/03.As part of Stages 4 and 5 of the CCL, the twelve prequalified applicants for contract C854 are Züblin / Koh Brothers; Gammon Skanska; Hyundai / Straits Construction; Leighton; Obayashi; Penta Ocean; Sato Kogyo / Greatearth Construction; Sembcorp; SsangYong; Taisei; Tobishima / Wan Soon; and Wayss & Freytag. Contract 854 comprises 5.3 km of 5.8 m-diameter twin bored tunnels, 320 m of cut-and-cover tunnels, and three underground stations. 43/03.The eleven prequalified proponents for contract C855 are Züblin / Koh Brothers; Hyundai / Straits Construction; NCC; Nishimatsu / Lum Chang; Obayashi; Samsung; Sato Kogyo / Greatearth Construction; Shimizu / United Engineer; Taisei; Tobishima / Wan Soon; and Woh Hup / Shanghai Tunnel Engineering Co. / Alpine Mayreder. Contract 855 comprises 4 km of 5.8 m-diameter twin bored tunnels, 350 m of cut-and-cover tunnels, civil works for three underground stations, and architectural and building services for another four stations. 43/03.The twelve prequalified candidates for contract C856 are Gammon Skanska; Leighton; NCC; Nishimatsu / Lum Chang; Obayashi / Sato Kogyo; Penta Ocean; Samsung; Sembcorp; Shimizu / United Engineer; SsangYong; Wayss & Freytag; and Woh Hup / Shanghai Tunnel Engineering Co. / Alpine Mayreder. Contract 856 comprises 3.4 km of 5.8 m-diameter twin bored tunnels, 640 m of cut-and-cover tunnels, civil works for four underground stations, and architectural and building services for five more stations. All bored tunnels to be driven using slurry and EPB TBMs. Visit www.lta.gov.sg 43/03.There have been changes in the prequalified JVs for Stages 4 and 5 of the Circle Line. There are now six prequalified applicants for contract C854 instead of 12 before. They are Zueblin / Koh Brothers / NCC; Hyundai / Straits Construction; Obayashi / Sato Kogyo / Greatearth Construction; Sembcorp; Taisei; and Tobishima / Wan Soon. Contract 854 comprises 5.3 km of 5.8 m-diameter twin bored tunnels, 320 m of cut-and-cover tunnels, and three underground stations. 17/04.There are now ten prequalified proponents for contract C855 instead of eleven. They are Zueblin / Koh Brothers / NCC; Hyundai / Straits Construction; Nishimatsu / Lum Chang; Obayashi; Sato Kogyo / Greatearth Construction; Shimizu / United Engineer; Taisei / Sembcorp; Tobishima / Wan Soon; Wayss and Freytag / China State Construction Engineering Corporation; and Woh Hup / Shanghai Tunnel Engineering Co. / Alpine Mayreder. Contract 855 comprises 4 km of 5.8 m-diameter twin bored tunnels, 350 m of cut-and-cover tunnels, civil works for three underground stations, and architectural and building services for another four stations. 17/04.The nine prequalified candidates for contract C856, instead of 12 previously, are Leighton; NCC; Nishimatsu / Lum Chang; Obayashi / Sato Kogyo; Penta Ocean; Shimizu / United Engineer; Taisei / Sembcorp ; Wayss & Freytag; and Woh Hup / Shanghai Tunnel Engineering Co. / Alpine Mayreder. Contract 856 comprises 3.4 km of 5.8 m-diameter twin bored tunnels, 640 m of cut-and-cover tunnels, civil works for four underground stations, and architectural and building services for five more stations. All bored tunnels to be driven using slurry and EPB TBMs. Visit www.lta.gov.sg 17/04.A Nishimatsu / Lum Chang JV has emerged as the lowest bidder for contract C855 as part of Stage 4 of the 33 km Circle Line. The contract is for the construction of the Holland, Buona Vista and National University Hospital stations, 4 km of 5.8 m-diameter twin bored tunnels and 350 m of cut-and-cover tunnels. Nishimatsu-Lum Chang's bids were between SGD376.4 million and SGD389 million. The next lowest bids, from the Woh Hup-Shanghai Tunnel Engineering Co.-Alpine Mayreder consortium, were between SGD391 million and SGD398 million. The other bids came from Obayashi (SGD400.3 million), SembCorp Engineers (between SGD399 million and SGD404 million) and a team formed by Shimizu and United Engineers (between SGD448.8 million and SGD452.6 million). If the lowest bid has the best chance of winning, because of the Nicoll Highway collapse, the authorities will take longer to deliberate on who should be given the job. Visit www.lta.gov.sg. Subscribe to E-News Weekly 22/2004. 23/04.Taisei put in the lowest bid to win a SGD391.6 million contract to build a section of stages 4 and 5 of the MRT Circle Line. Its bid was almost SGD30 million less than the next lowest. The contract is the first of three civil works contracts for the two stages of the underground Circle Line. It involves the building of Adam and Farrer stations, twin tunnels of 6.3 km each, provisions for future stations in Bukit Brown and Thomson Road, as well as the construction of commuter facilities. Visit www.lta.gov.sg and www.taisei.co.jp/english 30/04.A civil works contract, worth SGD399.9 million, for the construction and completion of Holland, Buona Vista and National University Hospital stations, including fit out works and tunnels for One-North station has been awarded to the Woh Hup / Shanghai Tunnel Engineering Co. / Alpine Mayreder JV, as part of Stages 4 and 5 of the Circle Line. This is the second of three civil works contracts to be awarded for these two stages. Visit www.lta.gov.sg 35/04.This JV already won contract C852 as part of Stage 3 and has purchased Black Diamond Cutters' single and twin 17 inch cutter assemblies for use on the two Herrenknecht TBMs for this project, with diameter 6.3 m on 2 x 3 km drives. Delivery is for October 2004. Visit www.blackdiamondcutters.com.au 35/04. SembCorp Engineers has clinched the final civil works contract for the Circle Line with the lowest bid of SGD335.4 million. The scope of work covers the construction of tunnels and four new stations at West Coast, Pasir Panjang, Alexandra and Telok Blangah as well as HarbourFront station fit out works. West Coast station has been earmarked as a future station as the area around it is not fully developed. Only structural provisions will be made at this station to facilitate future construction. The first stage of the line was supposed to be ready by 2007, but is likely to be delayed for at least a year because of the tragic collapse at the Nicoll Highway stretch of tunnels in April. Visit www.lta.gov.sg and www.sembcorpenc.com 42/04.The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded the civil works contract 901 for the Circle Line (CCL) to Hock Lian Seng Infrastructure. The contract is valued at SGD348.4 million. Contract 901 is for the construction and completion of the Marina Bay station and tunnels. The scope of the contract also includes addition and alteration works to the existing North South Line (NSL) at Marina Bay station, diversions as well as demolition of an underpass. Visit www.hlsgroup.com.sg 10/08.The LTA also awarded contract 830A for the electrical and mechanical systems for the CCL to the consortium of Alstom Transport and Singapore Technologies Electronics. The contract is valued at approximately SGD106 million. Contract 830A covers the design, supply, delivery to site, installation, testing and commissioning of major electrical and mechanical systems, such as signalling system, platform screen doors, communications system, integrated supervisory control system, power supply system (high tension and traction power), trackworks and travel information system. Visit www.transport.alstom.com and www.stengg.com 10/08.

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The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded the final civil contract for Circle Line 6 (CCL6) for the construction of three-level underground Cantonment Station to China State Construction Engineering Corporation Ltd (Singapore Branch) at a contract sum of EUR129,09 million (S$205 million). Visit

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