SINGAPORE: The prepare was to hook up Singapore and Kuala Lumpur – two metropolitan towns in Southeast Asia – by a high-velocity rail, revving the two economies and propelling each individual to develop into a formidable drive in the location.
However, this was not to be following the KL-Singapore Higher-Pace Rail (HSR) challenge was terminated on New Year’s Day after the agreement to build it lapsed on Dec 31, 2020.
Malaysia allowed the HSR bilateral agreement to lapse on the deadline following both sides could not concur to modifications it experienced proposed.
The HSR line had aimed to decrease travel time between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur to around 90 minutes by practice, from the existing 11 hrs on current train providers.
Browse: From conception to termination – Timeline of KL-Singapore HSR task over 8 yrs
Professionals interviewed by CNA reported the discontinuation of the project was a skipped