CRRC upgrades Malaysia facilities, eyeing Singapore-Kuala Lumpur rail deal
The Chinese rail car manufacturer is hoping to continue racking up the Southeast Asia deals
China Railway Rolling Stock Corp (CRRC) subsidiary CRRC Zhuzhou is upgrading its facilities in Malaysia, in hopes of landing a service contract for the planned Singapore-Malaysia high-speed rail project.
The 350-kilometer railway will link Kuala Lumpur to Singapore, shortening the travel time from four hours to 90 minutes.
CRRC and its subsidiaries have been busy in the region. They have already supplied 18 trains for Singapore’s urban metro network, and, as Asia Unhedged reported yesterday, just landed a huge deal in Indonesia.