Bombardier Signs a Contract with Malaysia Airport Holdings Berhad
Bombardier Transportation has signed a contract with Malaysia Airport Holdings Berhad (MAHB) to expand the automated people mover light rail system at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Malaysia.
Bombardier will be responsible for the design and supply of three driverless vehicles and modifications to the existing six-vehicle fleet.
The contract also covers modifications to the automatic train control, power distribution and communications systems, supply and integration of a central control centre in the new operations and maintenance storage facility as well as project management, systems engineering and integration, and test and commissioning.
Local partner Hartasuma Sdn Bhd will be responsible for the civil works on the spur line extension to the new operations, maintenance and storage facility, which is scheduled for completion in 2011.
Bombardier Transportation’s automated people movers have served commuters in major cities and international airports around the world for over 35 years.