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  • Kuching
    Metro Report International

    Kuching Automated Rapid Transit contract awarded

    2022-06-30T05:00:00Z

    MALAYSIA: Sarawak Economic Development Corp subsidiary Sarawak Metro has selected a joint venture of EPR (Kuching), Global Rail and Mobilus for the Kuching Urban Transportation System Package 1 contract, which covers the supply of rubber-tyred hydrogen-powered Autonomous Rapid Transit vehicles, depot equipment, maintenance vehicles, platform gates ...

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    Metro Report International

    Kuala Lumpur opens first phase of Putrajaya Line

    2022-06-16T08:29:00Z

    MALAYSIA: The first phase of Kuala Lumpur’s fully automated Putrajaya Line was opened on June 16, with revenue services starting at 15.00 following an inauguration ceremony at 10.00 attended by Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

  • Kuala Lumpur buildings
    Metro Report International

    Kuala Lumpur orbital metro line project relaunched

    2022-03-15T09:58:00Z

    MALAYSIA: The government has approved resumption of the MRT3 project to develop an orbital metro line around Kuala Lumpur. The MRT3 or Circle Line was originally proposed in 2016, before being shelved by the previous administration in 2018. It would consist of a part elevated, part ...

  • Kuala Lumpur
    Metro Report International

    Kuala Lumpur to build integrated control centre

    2022-03-11T05:00:00Z

    MALAYSIA: Kuala Lumpur urban rail operator Prasarana Malaysia Berhad has awarded Thales a contract to develop and equip an Integrated Control Centre to oversee operation of the city’s Kelana Jaya, Sri Petaling, Ampang and monorail lines. Due to be completed by April 2023, the control room ...

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    In depth

    Southeast Asia: East-West landbridge takes shape

    2022-03-07T12:10:00Z

    Construction of Malaysia’s East Coast Rail Link linking Port Klang in the west with Kota Bharu in the northeast is now underway, offering the prospect of a landbridge alternative to the congested shipping routes through the Straits of Malacca. Michael Mackey reports.

  • SMH Rail H10 locomotive for Tanzania Railways Corp.
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    Malaysian-built locomotives ready for delivery to Tanzania

    2021-11-01T13:42:00Z

    TANZANIA: The first batch of H10 Series diesel locomotives developed by Malaysian company SMH Rail for the African freight market is now ready to be handed over to Tanzania Railways Corp, the company announced on November 1. ‘We are proud to handover the first batch of ...

  • SMH Rail H10 Series locomotive for Tanzania (2)
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    Malaysian-built locomotive for the African freight market unveiled

    2021-08-24T08:59:00Z

    LOCOMOTIVE: Malaysian rolling stock manufacturing and maintenance company SMH Rail has rolled out its first H10 Series diesel-electric locomotive. It is designed for use by African freight operators, with Tanzania Railways Corp as the launch customer. Unveiling the first locomotive at a virtual ceremony on August ...

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    Metro Report International

    Cross-border CBTC contract awarded

    2021-08-20T05:00:00Z

    ASIA: Siemens Mobility has been formally awarded the contract to design, install and commission what it says will be the first communications-based train control deployment on a cross-border line. The contract covers the provision of Trainguard MT CBTC to support GoA4 unattended automatic operation on the ...

  • RTS Link Bukit Chagar station impression with train
    Metro Report International

    RTS Link rolling stock and railway systems contracts awarded

    2021-05-13T10:14:00Z

    ASIA: RTS Operations has confirmed the award of railway systems contracts totalling 1bn ringgits for the Johor Bahru – Singapore Rapid Transit System shuttle between Malaysia and Singapore. CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive has been selected to provide the rolling stock, while Siemens Mobility will supply the ...

  • my Klang Valley LRT3 construction
    Metro Report International

    TÜV SÜD awarded Klang Valley LRT3 contract

    2021-04-19T06:00:00Z

    MALAYSIA: Main contractor MRCB George Kent JV has awarded TÜV SÜD the overall independent safety assessment contract for the Light Rail Transit Line 3 metro project in the Klang Valley, which is under construction for opening in 2024. The 37 km line from Bandar Utama ...

  • Seremban station impression
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    Malaysia reimburses Singapore for cancelled high speed rail project

    2021-03-31T12:26:00Z

    ASIA: The government of Malaysia has paid S$102·8m to reimburse the government of Singapore for costs it incurred in developing plans for a 350 km high speed railway between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia decided last year not to go ahead with the project, explaining it ...

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    NSAR to support Malaysian skills development

    2021-03-29T10:55:00Z

    MALAYSIA: National railway operator Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad has signed a Memorandum of Collaboration with the UK’s National Skills Academy for Rail in order to support workforce training activities through the National Rail Centre of Excellence.

  • Map of the planned 350 km Kuala Lumpur – Singapore high speed rail line.
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    Kuala Lumpur – Singapore high speed rail project terminated

    2021-01-04T10:38:00Z

    ASIA: The project to develop a 350 km high speed line offering a 90 min journey time between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore has been terminated, the two governments have announced. The Malaysian government will now undertake a detailed study to explore the viability of a domestic ...

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    Metro Report International

    Penang pursues light rail project

    2020-12-08T11:00:00Z

    MALAYSIA: The state of Penang is to continue developing plans for a light rail project despite the national finance ministry’s recent rejection an application for loans and guarantees worth 2bn ringgits. Envisaged as part of a broad transport infrastructure development programme for the state, the ...

  • Land Transport Authority has awarded the first of two civil works contracts for construction of the Singapore end of the Johor Bahru – Singapore Rapid Transit System cross-border shuttle to Bukit Chagar in Malaysia.
    Metro Report International

    Malaysia – Singapore Rapid Transit System civils contract awarded

    2020-12-07T08:00:00Z

    SINGAPORE: Land Transport Authority has awarded the first of two civil works contracts for construction of the Singapore end of the Johor Bahru – Singapore Rapid Transit System cross-border shuttle to Bukit Chagar in Malaysia. The S$933m contract won by Penta-Ocean Construction covers the RTS Link ...

  • my-Trelleborg LRT3 trackform-2
    Metro Report International

    Klang Valley LRT3 embedded track contract awarded

    2020-11-12T05:00:00Z

    MALAYSIA: LLC Infra has awarded Trelleborg a contract to supply 1 786 m of its Vector embedded track for use on the Light Rail Transit Line 3 metro project in the Klang Valley, which is under construction for opening in 2024. Vector ...

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    Metro Report International

    Next batch of Kelana Jaya metro cars nears completion

    2020-08-25T05:56:00Z

    MALAYSIA: Bombardier Transportation announced on August 24 that final assembly of the first Innovia metro cars from a follow-on order of 108 for Kuala Lumpur transport agency Prasarana has been completed. To be deployed on the north-south Kelana Jaya light metro line, the 27 four-car Innovia ...

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    Metro Report International

    Providing better transport data in the Klang Valley

    2020-08-13T05:00:00Z

    MALAYSIA: A consortium of Malaysian and British companies is to study the feasibility of developing an open data hub to facilitate public transport use and improve the passenger experience in the Klang Valley. The study is to be undertaken by local transport modelling consultancy Atur Trafik, ...

  • A ceremony on the causeway linking Singapore and Malaysia on July 30 marked the official resumption of work on the Johor Bahru – Singapore Rapid Transit System Link Project
    Metro Report International

    Malaysia – Singapore Rapid Transit System project back on

    2020-07-30T16:02:00Z

    ASIA: A ceremony on the causeway linking Singapore and Malaysia on July 30 marked the official resumption of work on the Johor Bahru – Singapore Rapid Transit System Link Project to develop a high capacity urban rail corridor between the countries. Officials remained on their own sides ...

  • Kuala Lumpur – Singapore High Speed Rail project map.
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    Kuala Lumpur – Singapore high speed rail project further delayed

    2020-06-05T07:00:00Z

    ASIA: The government of Singapore has agreed to Malaysia’s request for a seven month extension to the pause in project development for the proposed Singapore – Kuala Lumpur high speed line. Malaysia had said it would like to propose some changes to the project, and the ...