09 October 2018, 17:15 pm

Ansaldo STS (STS MI) through its subsidiary Ansaldo STS Malaysia Sdn Bhd, partner of the Ansaldo STS Pestech consortium1, has been awarded a project contract for the signalling of the 198km track that extends between Gemas to Johor Bahru in southern Malaysia. The contract for Ansaldo STS portion is worth approx. MYR 264 million, approx. EUR 55 million.

The scope of works to be delivered by Ansaldo STS includes the delivery of the mainline signalling system based on MicroLok II interlocking, wayside Automatic Train Protection (ATP), and Train Control Systems for the Operations Centre at KL Sentral and Control Centre at Gemas.

The Gemas to Johor Bahru signalling upgrade, which includes 11 stations and the Kempas Baru Depot, is the latest in a series of intiatives being undertaken by Keretapi Tanah Melau Berhad (KTMB) to upgrade Malaysia’s rail network.

Ansaldo STS is proud to support KTMB in this latest rail infrastructure upgrade.

I am really pleased for this award in Malaysia, Asian market is particularly important for the future of Ansaldo STS. The team in Malaysia are well placed to support this opportunity”, declared Andy Barr, CEO and General Manager.

This contract award is the latest in a series of signalling projects awarded to Ansaldo STS which include the Klang Valley Double Track (KVDT) project currently under delivery and the successful completion of the Subang Skypark project in 2017.

1 Consortium of Ansaldo STS Malaysia Sdn Bhd and Pestech Technology Sdn Bhd