Photo: MRT Mock Train

The wait is over! If you guys have been waiting to check out what the new MRT train looks like, head on down to  KLIA Express Arrival Hall in KL Sentral from 9am to 9pm daily, until May 18. This is a replica of half a car of a four-car train that can carry 1,200 passengers at one time, with 300 passengers in each car.

Photo: The Interior

MRT Corp strategic communication and public relations director Amir Mahmood Razak said a total of 58 trains will be used for the line, allowing a frequency of one train every 3.5 minutes during peak hours. “In total, there are 174 passenger seats in each train with 45 seats in each end cars and 42 seats in the middle cars. “It is a driver-less train, with a maximum speed of 100km per hour, and an average speed of about 40km per hour,” he said, adding that the trains would be supplied by Siemens AG of Germany.