KUALA LUMPUR, 20 August 2021 – SMH Rail Sdn Bhd (SMH Rail), Malaysia’s leading rolling stock manufacturer and maintenance service provider, today unveiled its newly manufactured ‘H10 Series’ Locomotive built with advanced technology to reduce emission with a tagline of Towards Green Mobility.
The ‘H10 Series’ locomotives provide an intrinsic value to the environment and railway ecosystem together with innovation in design engineering that will fuel green operations. The ‘H10 Series’ locomotives that were manufactured locally not only showcases Malaysia’s expertise in rolling stock market but has also earned recognition by The Malaysian Book of Records as the ‘First Made in Malaysia Locomotive’ for the export market.
With an aim Towards Green Mobility, SMH Rail is certainly making valuable contributions towards redefining mobility in the long-term for rail sustainability. The ‘H10 Series’ locomotives can potentially replace 100 cargo trucks, reduce carbon emissions by up to 75%, lower highway congestion, and is four times more fuel efficient than road freight transport on average.
Its practical design ensures high reliability and availability for improved operational efficiency, increased haulage capacity and reduction of maintenance challenges, resulting in lower overall life cycle costs.