KUALA LUMPUR: Berjaya Land has established a rail business unit, Berjaya Rail Sdn Bhd, as it makes its foray into the rail segment with its sights set on the High-Speed Rail project.
In a statement, Berjaya Land said it will engage in the request for information exercise conducted by MyHSR Corp Sdn Bhd, under the Ministry of Finance.
It said Berjaya Rail will be conducting businesses involving the construction of railways and subways, design, supply and installation of railway systems, development of Transit Oriented Properties, and consulting and training services for related technical solutions.
Berjaya Rail has appointed Farizul Baharom as its director and CEO, as well as a board of experienced directors comprising of leaders in engineering, finance and property development, and bilateral cross-border negotiations for transport infrastructure and services.
Farizul brings with him a wealth of experience from various positions held as the special adviser to the Transport Minister, head of Project Management Office for LRT3 at Prasarana Malaysia Bhd, head of legal and head of cross border rail for HSR & RTS in the Land Public Transport Agency (SPAD) and various other roles in the Economic Planning Unit of the Prime Minister’s Department, Prokhas Sdn Bhd and The Attorney General’s Chambers Malaysia.