Seremban-Gemas EDT Project Ready In August Next Year

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Seremban-Gemas EDT Project Ready In August Next Year

Southern Region News
April 30, 2011 20:01 PM

ALOR GAJAH, April 30 (Bernama) -- Work on the RM3.45 million electrified double track project between Seremban and Gemas, stretching 98 kilometres, is expected to be ready as scheduled in August next year.

Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) president, Dr Aminuddin Adnan said physical work on the project, connecting six railway stations, Seremban-Sungai Gadut-Rembau-Pulau Sebang (Tampin), Batang Melaka and Gemas, had achieved 69 per cent progress.

"The first phase of the electrified double track, from Seremban to Sungai Gadut, is completed and now KTMB is doing energization test using a commuter train, " he told reporters at the Pulau Sebang station here Saturday.

Earlier, former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Melaka Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Ali Rustam were at the station to view the progress of the project.