The Mauritian Light Rail Will Be Modelled on the Singapore Model

9 years ago - August 01, 2013
Singaporean consultants and engineers of the Mass Transit Unit will conduct a thorough job in the next few days. They will explore different routes of light rail between Port Louis and Curepipe. Indeed, it is this week that everything should be finalized.

It is expected that the subway leaves Victoria Station in Port Louis to get to the Rose Hill. From there, rally Station Quatre-Bornes and Vacoas before arriving at Curepipe. According to plan, the rails will be installed at ground level on a good part of the course and then pass on stilts at the edge of roundabouts.

As for the 11 firms that have indicated their intention to participate in this project, six will be shortlisted by Friday to submit their proposals to the government, which does retain one. What about the price of the ticket? The issue will be addressed in due course.

The partners will work on formulas for the cost is affordable. To do this, we may seek grants and raise money through advertising that would be placed inside the car , "revealed our source. He added: " The first sod for what the project will be given during the second half of next year. "

Moreover, after the appointment of Serge Petit as Chairman of the Mauritius Land Transport Authority , Kaushik Reesaul, which oversees the LRT project, has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of this body last night. The names of other members should be revealed shortly, concludes our source.

 

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