HONG KONG, 12th November 2016: BAI Communications Company, Radio Frequency Engineering (RFE) has achieved the Bronze Quality Award in the MTR Projects Quality, Safety, Environmental and Stakeholder Engagement Awards held 11th November in Hong Kong.
RFE held off competition from more than 100 MTR civil and EM contractors, to claim bronze for its outstanding quality performance on contract 761 KTE of the Kwun Tong Line Extension project.
BAI’s Managing Director, Transit Systems/Large Venues, Chris Jaeger said the award was a testament to the quality and performance that RFE promised as a leader and innovator in its field.
“RFE’s cutting edge technology and unique engineering solutions enable it to operate at premium performance across a broad industry spectrum,” Mr Jaeger said.
The Contract 761 KTE encompasses the radio services for MTR Corporation, Fire Services Department (FSD) and Hong Kong Police (HKP) – the radio system RFE provides is vital for the daily operations for the Kwun Tong Line Extension.
The Kwun Tong Line Extension has successfully commenced passenger service in October 2016. The opening of the extension of the Kwun Tong Line will bring greater convenience for passengers travelling to and from Ho Man Tin and Whampoa and its vicinity, providing them with seamless connections to MTR’s integrated Hong Kong railway network.
MTR Corporation is regarded as one of the world’s top railway operators for its quality, reliability and service. The MTR Projects Quality, Safety, Environmental and Stakeholder Engagement Awards recognise and encourage outstanding performance by contractors and consultants on its new railway projects. RFE have previously received the Bronze and Gold awards in 2013 and 2015 respectively.
About Radio Frequency Engineering
RFE has designed, built, installed and maintained communications systems for the Hong Kong MTR Corporation Ltd (MTR) for over 20 years. The Hong Kong network is one of the world’s busiest rapid transit railway systems – the 218-kilometre metro network serves 1.6 billion passengers per year.
RFE continues to deliver market-leading solutions to the MTR with continuous essential radio systems upgrades, mobile phone system installations and critical sub-system updates to the network.
Based on the extensive experience and knowledge gained in building the communications systems for the MTR, RFE also extended business to provide radio systems in major subways in Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and mainland China.
RFE also works closely with the Hong Kong government on diverse communications projects including the upgrade of fire services radio systems, police radio systems and re-broadcasting systems in car tunnels as well as an integrated cellular network in the central government office complex. RFE has also built indoor radio networks in airport terminals, convention centres and major shopping complexes.
RFE is a BAI Communications company.
L-R: Mr. Dennis Fung, RFE System Engineer; Mr. Esmond Cheung, RFE Engineering Director; Mr. Roy Wan, RFE Senior System Engineer; Mr. Jason Wong, MTR General Manager SCL Civil – EWL; Mr. Paul Chan, RFE Managing Director; Ms Agnes Yan, RFE Senior Manager – Admin & Finance; Mr. Ray Cheung, RFE Senior System Engineer; Mr. Brian Kwong, RFE Project Manager for 761 KTE Contract; Mr. YoYo Ho, RFE Assistant System Engineer.
L-R: RFE Project Team – Mr. YoYo Ho, Assistant System Engineer; Mr. Ray Cheung, Senior System Engineer; Mr. Brian Kwong, Project Manager for 761 KTE Contract; Mr. Esmond Cheung, Engineering Director; Mr. Paul Chan, Managing Director; Mr. Roy Wan, Senior System Engineer; Mr. Dennis Fung, System Engineer; Ms Agnes Yan, Senior Manager – Admin & Finance.