( – FocusAsia Media Ltd

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 3 (FAM) – Prasarana Malaysia, a public transport infrastructure company, signed an agreement with a consortium led by China’s rolling stock manufacturer CRRC on Wednesday to introduce autopilot trains to Malaysia’s public transportation system.

Prasarana, which is owned by the Malaysian government, awarded the 1.56-billion-ringgit (364.11-million-US dollar) Light Rail Vehicle (LRV) work package of the Light Rail Transit 3 (LRT3) to a consortium including CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive (CRRC ZELC) and Siemens Ltd China.