PSI Incontrol awarded Contract for Kuala Lumpur Monorail
Complete Communication Package for Fleet Expansion Project
Berlin, 29 June 2011 – PSI Incontrol, Malaysia, a member of the PSI group of companies has been contracted by Scomi Rail Berhad (SRB) with the delivery of a complete communication package for the Kuala Lumpur Monorail Fleet Expansion Project (KLMFEP) on a turnkey basis. The project has been awarded to SRB on 3 January 2011 by the Malaysian Government i.e. Syarikat Prasarana Negara Berhad (SPNB).
SRB will supply 48 monorail passenger train cars as well as upgrading work on current station platforms, power supply and distribution, communication and signalling systems. For the additional vehicles, a new depot will also be build in the course of the KLMFEP project.
PSI Incontrol will deliver the complete communication package for both the rolling stock and the wayside equipment. The first train will run by June 2012 which is also the date for the completion of PSI Incontrol's scope of supply. The communication package encompasses a digital transmission system, an upgrade for the existing PABX, real-time passenger information, CCTV surveillance, SCADA system and a wireless network along the track.
The KLMFEP order is a renewed mandate from SRB to PSI Incontrol after the successful implementation of Mumbai Monorail rolling stock communication system. With this contract, PSI group is strengthening its position in the important rail system market in Southeast Asia.
PSI AG develops and integrates complete solutions, on the basis of its own software products, for the management of energy networks (electricity, gas, oil, heat, water), cross-company production management (metals, automotive, mechanical and plant engineering, mining, logistics) and infrastructure management for transport and safety. PSI was founded in 1969 and employs 1,400 persons in the group.