This Social Impact Assessment (SIA) report has been prepared for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) (hereinafter known as “The ECRL” or the Project”). ECRL Project involves the construction of a rail link from Kota Bharu, Kelantan to Port Klang, Selangor.
The Project Proponent is Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL), a company wholly owned by the Minister of Finance Incorporated, Malaysia. MRL was established as a government-owned special purpose vehicle to undertake the ECRL Project and is the asset owner of the ECRL Project.
The ECRL alignment runs from Kota Bharu to Port Klang, where the alignment is divided into three sections, which are:
Section A (Kota Bharu to Dungun)
Section B (Dungun to Mentakab)
Section C (Mentakab – ITT Gombak – Serendah – Port Klang)