Surprise railway win for YTL

YTL did build the Express Rail Link (ERL) infrastructure back in 1996, but it has been quiet on this front, especially when the numerous rail projects were announced in the past three years. (File pic shows: (from left) ERL chief executive officer Noormah Mohd Noor, YTL Corp executive chairman Tan Sri Yeoh Tiong Lay, ERL executive chairman Tan Sri Mohd Nadzmi Mohd Salleh, Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai, YTL Corp executive director Tan Sri Francis Yeoh and Deputy Transport Minister Datuk Ab Aziz Kaprawi at a ceremony to unveil the new train coach for KLIA Transit line at ERL depot in Salak Tinggi on Oct 20, 2016.)

PETALING JAYA: Among the many railway construction contracts that have been dished out of late, one in particular stands out from the rest.

This is because the recent construction contract for the Gemas-Johor Baru work package was awarded to YTL Corp Bhd, a company which has not been active in the local rail scene of late.

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