The bidding for the RM8 billion double tracking railway line spanning Gemas to Johor Bahru is heating up with three prominent businessmen -Desmond Lim Siew Choon, Lim Kang Hoo and Tan Kay Hock - tying up with three separate rail companies from China, vying for the job.
Sources say the lobbying for the large job - which had all but died down - is back in play.
The three who are all well connected, are neck-and-neck, with nothing separating them.
"It's likely to be announced only after the elections... it's three warlords bidding, so it's a very touchy situation," a source, who is familiar with the bidding, said.
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