Turner & Townsend will complete a quantitative risk assessment every six months during the first three years of construction with an option to extend it until the completion of the project in 2022.

The 52.2km line runs in an arc from Sungai Buloh to the northwest of Kuala Lumpur round to the eastern side of the city centre and then south via Sungai Besi to Putrajaya. The line will have 11 underground and 26 elevated stations.

Trains will be able to operate at a maximum of 100km/h with an end-to-end journey time of 1h 15min. The line is expected to carry 533,000 passengers per day.

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