THE Klang Valley Project reached yet another important milestone on 24 December 2013 as one of the Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs) used to construct tunnels for the MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang Line made its first breakthrough at the underground KL Sentral Station.
MASS Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd awarded 50 works packages to Bumiputera contractors during a balloting session on 4 December 2013. The event was held at the Lembaga Pertubuhan Peladang building in Jalan Sultan Salahuddin, Kuala Lumpur.
INDONESIA, like Malaysia, is currently embarking on its own MRT Project, consisting of two lines in its capital, Jakarta. They are the South-North Line from Lebak Bulus to Kampung Bandan, which runs for a distance of about 23km, and the East-West Corridor which has a length of 87km.