M Update 25/1/2019 – The first batch of carriages for the two set of MRT trains for the Sungai Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya (SSP) routes have arrived at Westport, Port Klang yesterday. The carriages arrived at Westport from Masan, South Korea and were shipped by the ‘MV Da Hua V.178’ which took about a month to arrive. From Westport, the train would be transported to the MRT train assembly plant in Rasa, Hulu Selangor to be installed.
With the arrival of the first carriages for the trains, they are confident that they can follow the schedule towards completing the project in 2022. The arrival of the carriages also is another significant milestone for the construction of the SSP route. According to the MRT Corp, the carriages consists of four motor wagons which are two end-point trains, and four trailer wagons which will form the two central wagons. The statement also said that the SSP route would have 49 trains that would be used when the project is fully completed in July 2022.