INNOVIA Metro 300 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Built to a fast-track schedule by the Bombardier Consortium, the Kelana Jaya Line entered into service in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur in time for the 1998 Commonwealth Games. This fully automated, driverless metro system links the western and eastern suburbs with Kuala Lumpur's downtown core.

Project summary:

  • The 29-kilometre automated metro system connects 24 stations
  • 210 driverless INNOVIA vehicles operate in two- and four-car trains
  • 56 new driverless INNOVIA Metro 300 vehicles are on order and will be delivered by 2017
  • The system currently carries more than 220,000 passengers every day
  • Bombardier Transportation’s scope included all of the electrical and mechanical equipment, vehicles and services related to the implementation of the system 


Contract Type E & M Turnkey - Electrical and Mechanical System Supply
System Length 29 km (18 mi.)
Number of Stations 24
Start of Revenue Service 1998
Fleet Size 210 INNOVIA ART 200 vehicles
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