Bombardier Transportation-Global Rail Sdn. Bhd. Consortium has won the contract to provide the rail control and signalling system including platform screen doors (PSD) for the second line of Malaysia’s new Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit (KVMRT) network. The Bombardier-led consortium will deliver the proven BOMBARDIER CITYFLO 650 communications-based train control solution for the 52.2 km KVMRT Line 2 which will connect Sungai Buloh, Serdang and Putrajaya, also known as the SSP Line.
The six-year contract, awarded by MRT Corp, the owner and developer of the KVMRT project, has an overall value of approximately EUR 95 million euro. Bombardier’s share totals approximately EUR 48 million, with Global Rail’s share approximately EUR 47 million.
Within the consortium, Bombardier will provide the design and engineering of CITYFLO 650 CBTC solution for driverless operation for the line as well as on board equipment for 58 vehicles. Global Rail will be responsible for the PSD including automatic platform gates and the installation of the signalling solution. The contract will be delivered alongside project delivery partner MMC-Gamuda JV, responsible for the integrated delivery of the different civil works packages for the Line.
— First published in Bombardier.com