All Singapore - Kuala Lumpur high speed railway articles – Page 2

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    Kuala Lumpur – Singapore high speed rail market sounding begins


    ASIA: Malaysian land transport commission SPAD and Singapore’s Land Transport Authority have jointly launched a market-sounding exercise for the Kuala Lumpur – Singapore high speed rail project. The proposed 330 km line would offer a 90 min journey time between the cities. The request for information issued on October ...

  • The prime ministers of Malaysia and Singapore discussed the high speed rail project at their annual retreat on May 5.

    Malaysia – Singapore high speed line opening date put back


    ASIA: The planned opening date for the proposed 330 km high speed line between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore is to be put back from 2020 to a more realistic date, the prime ministers of Malaysia and Singapore jointly announced after their annual leader’s retreat on May 5. The location for ...

  • Malaysian national operator KTMB is now testing the first of 10 Class 93 inter-city EMUs being supplied by CSR Zhuzhou for newly-electrified routes north from Ipoh to Butterworth and the Thai border. The metre-gauge EMUs will operate at up to 160 km/h.

    MyHSR Corp to oversee high speed project


    SOUTHEAST ASIA: The Malaysian government has approved the establishment of MyHSR Corp, a state-backed project delivery company which is to manage Malaysia’s share in the 38bn ringgit Kuala Lumpur – Singapore high speed project. As a first step, the Malaysian finance ministry is to be issued with 10 million ...

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    Tender issued for Singapore high speed route study


    ASIA: Following the summit between Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong and his Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak earlier this month, the Singapore Land Transport Authority on April 11 called tenders for an engineering feasibility study to develop ‘feasible corridors’ for the Singapore section of the planned 330 route-km high ...

  • The last KTMB trains to Singapore's Tanjong Pagar terminus ran in 2011 and the rail corridor was sold off for redevelopment.

    High speed station planning progresses


    ASIA: A high speed station is planned for the Sungai Besi regeneration zone south of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak announced on April 7 at the end of the fifth ‘leaders’ retreat’ with his Singaporean counterpart, Lee Hsien Loong. The two leaders reported that ‘good progress’ was being ...

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    Kuala Lumpur - Singapore high speed railway agreement


    ASIA: An agreement to build a high speed railway between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore is included in the joint statement issued by the Prime Ministers of Malaysia and Singapore following their annual retreat on February 19. The Joint Ministerial Committee has been tasked with looking into 'the details and modalities' ...