KL to start trial runs for MRT system in October

Malaysia's RM22 billion (S$7.3 billion) MRT system - 10 years in the making - will start trial runs in October, Bernama news agency says. The first phase will link downtown Kuala Lumpur and the townships of Sungai Buloh and Kajang. The line's three-m
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Malaysia's RM22 billion (S$7.3 billion) MRT system - 10 years in the making - will start trial runs in October, Bernama news agency says.

The first phase will link downtown Kuala Lumpur and the townships of Sungai Buloh and Kajang.

The line's three-month trial run will add to the just-expanded Light Rail Transit network and KTM Komuter lines, as part of the government's push for more rail transport links in the most populous districts.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 30, 2016, with the headline 'KL to start trial runs for MRT system in October'. Print Edition | Subscribe