View all newsletters
Receive our newsletter – data, insights and analysis delivered to you
June 6, 2010

Malaysian Rail to Receive Used Tokyo Metro Car Sets

The Kuala Lumpur Railway (KLR) in Malaysia will receive 228 used car sets from Japan's Tokyo Metro, free of charge. Purchased at a cost of $613m, the sets are expected to have an average lifespan of 20 years, according to mmail.com.my. Scheduled for delivery in 2012, the 38x6

By cms admin

The Kuala Lumpur Railway (KLR) in Malaysia will receive 228 used car sets from Japan’s Tokyo Metro, free of charge.

Purchased at a cost of $613m, the sets are expected to have an average lifespan of 20 years, according to mmail.com.my.

Scheduled for delivery in 2012, the 38×6 car sets will be modified for use in Malaysia.

The move is expected to help KLR ease the pressure on the local rail system and improve passenger-waiting time.

Related Companies

NEWSLETTER Sign up Tick the boxes of the newsletters you would like to receive. The top stories of the day delivered to you every weekday. A weekly roundup of the latest news and analysis, sent every Friday. The railway industry's most comprehensive news and information delivered every month.
I consent to GlobalData UK Limited collecting my details provided via this form in accordance with the Privacy Policy
SUBSCRIBED

THANK YOU

Thank you for subscribing to Railway Technology