Tag Archives: High Speed Rail

SPORE & MSIA SIGN MOU FOR HIGH-SPEED RAIL – EXPECTED TO RUN IN 2026

Today (19 Jul), Singapore and Malaysia have signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the Kuala Lumpur - Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) project. When the HSR is in place, the travel time to get from Singapore to KL is 90 minutes. The HSR line will run for 350km, with 335km in Malaysia and 15km in Singapore. It will consist of eight stops - Singapore, Iskandar Puteri, Batu Pahat, Muar, Ayer Keroh, Seremban, Putrajaya and KL. There are plans to co-locate the immigration offices of Singapore and Malaysia to better facilitate the clearing of customs for passengers.

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HIGH SPEED RAIL TERMINAL BETWEEN SINGAPORE AND MALAYSIA ON THE ROCKS?

In a shock announcement this week, the Malaysian Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) told Malaysian media that it wants to terminate the upcoming high-speed rail (HSR) terminus at the existing Customs, Immigration and Quarantine (CIQ) complex in Johor. Singapore's Ministry of Transport (MOT) said today that it was surprised about the Malaysian statement. Earlier in March this year, leaders of Singapore and Malaysia announced that the HSR terminus in Singapore*will be located at Jurong East.

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SINGAPORE’S HIGH SPEED RAIL TERMINUS TO BE LOCATED AT JURONG EAST

After the Leaders' Retreat with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced this that Singapore's terminus for the Singapore-Kuala Lumpur High Speed Rail will be located at Jurong East. Jurong East was chosen as it fits into Singapore's overall plans to transform the area into a second Central Business District

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