A new fleet of CRRC Changchun EMUs entered service on the Kuala Lumpur airport rail link on March 13, when Malaysia’s transport minister Mr Liow Tiong Lai officially launched the trains with an inaugural cab ride from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (Klia) to Salak Tinggi.
KUALA Lumpur operator Prasarana has awarded a consortium of Siemens and Rasma Corporation a contract for the supply and installation of signalling and train control equipment for LRT3, a planned 38km automated light metro in the Malaysian capital.
MALAYSIAN prime minister Mr Najib Razak inaugurated the 30km eastern section of the 51km Klang Valley MRT Sungai Buloh - Kajang Line on July 17, when simultaneous opening ceremonies were held at Tun Razak Exchange and Kajang stations.
NEARLY 400 people representing 165 companies from around the world attended a briefing on July 5 on the planned Kuala Lumpur – Singapore high-speed rail project covering tender parameters, procurement processes and harmonisation of regulatory requirements for the upcoming Assets Company (AssetsCo) tender.
SINGAPORE’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced on February 16 that it, along with MyHSR Corporation has appointed a consortium comprising WSP Engineering Malysia, Mott MacDonald Malaysia and Ernst & Young Advisory Services as joint development partner for the Singapore - Kuala Lumpur high-speed project.