MALAYSIA: Mass Rapid Transit Corp has awarded the contract for trackwork and maintenance vehicles on the Klang Valley MRT Line 2 project, also known as the SSP Line.

The 1bn ringgit contract has been awarded to a joint venture of China Communication Construction Co (51%) and George Kent (49%). The joint venture beat six other bidders.

MRT Corp has now awarded 22 works packages for the 52·2 km metro line that will link Sungai Buloh, Serdang and Putrajaya.