MALAYSIA: National operator KTMB has awarded a consortium of Ansaldo STS Malaysia and Pestech Technology a 264m ringgit contract for the resignalling of the Gemas – Johor Bahru main line in the south of the country.

The 198 km metre-gauge route has 11 stations and a depot at Kempas Baru. Ansaldo STS will supply its MicroLok II interlocking, wayside automatic train protection, and train control systems for the operations centre at KL Sentral in Kuala Lumpur and a control centre at Gemas.