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Bombardier wins Malaysian APM extension contract

Posted on November 26, 2008

Bombardier Transportation and its local partner Hartasuma Sdn Bhd signed a contract with Malaysia Airport Holdings Berhad (MAHB) to expand the existing Bombardier-supplied automated people mover system at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), Malaysia.

The contract, which includes a spur line extension to the new Operations, Maintenance and Storage Facility (OMSF) and three BOMBARDIER CX-100 vehicles, is valued at approximately $57 million. Bombardier's share of the contract is valued at approximately $35 million.

Bombardier Transportation will be responsible for the design and supply of the three driverless vehicles and modifications to the existing 6-vehicle fleet; automatic train control, power distribution and communications systems; supply and integration of a central control center in the new operations and maintenance storage facility; and project management, systems engineering and integration, as well as test and commissioning. Hartasuma Sdn Bhd will be responsible for the civil works.

The new spur line to the OMSF is scheduled for completion in 2011.

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