Ampang Line Extension Opens

Ampang Line Extension Opens
November 13, 2015 7:08 pm

Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia has opened the first extension to its Ampang Line light metro , which was opened in 1996. The 5.5km line is the first phase of the 18.6km project to Putra Heights, expected to add 30,000 passengers to the present total.

4 new stations have been provided at Awan Besar, Muhibbah, Alam Sutera and Bandar Kinrara 5, where there is a park-and-ride facility. In April 2012, 20 new 750V DC six-car trains were ordered from CRRC Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive.

A subsequent order was placed in October 2014 for 30 vehicles to replace the line’s existing 1996 fleet. Each trainset carries 1,308 passengers. Nine are being manufactured at CRRC’s Malaysian factory in Batu Gajah, Perak. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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