Report: Cheaper alternative to HSR proposed to Eminent Persons

Modified 18 Jun 2018, 5:26 am

An alternative to the postponed Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) project at a fraction of the price has been proposed to the Council of Eminent Persons, The Star reported today.

Quoting sources, the report said the proposal to have a railway link to Singapore by upgrading the existing double-track infrastructure of Keretapi Tanah Melayu (KTM) would only cost the government RM20 billion – much lower than the estimated RM60 billion to RM70 billion cost of the HSR...

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