The Services :

Conduct of an independent review on the budgetary cost estimates of a major railway extension project in Hong Kong

The Client :

Railway Development Office (RDO) of the Hong Kong SAR Government

Project involved :

Hong Kong West Island Line Project

Year and Duration of Services :

2008 for 5 months

Scope :

KDL is contracted to independently review the project cost for all the Railway Systems works including :

  1. Signaling system
  2. Communications systems
  3. Main Control System
  4. Automatic Fare Collection system
  5. Rolling Stock
  6. Platform Screen Doors
  7. Lifts and Escalators
  8. Tunnel Ventilation system
  9. Trackwork
  10. Traction Power and Overhead Line system
  11. Power Supply system
  12. Railway Systems works entrusted to the MTRCL Operations Engineering departments
  13. Building Services systems

The review was conducted based on the information given by MTRCL taking into consideration of the assumptions made, contracting strategy and past project data. Meetings were held with the responsible MTRCL engineering, operating and contract administration personnel as well as the engineering representatives from the Client.