Updated: 04/12/2014 02:01

LTA Calls Tender to Study Engineering Feasibility of the Singapore Leg of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail Link



LTA Calls Tender to Study Engineering Feasibility of the Singapore Leg of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail Link

The Land Transport Authority will conduct an engineering feasibility study on the Singapore leg of the high speed rail link with Kuala Lumpur. 

It says the study will develop options for possible corridors for the high speed rail. 

This will include transportation connectivity for the three possible HSR terminal station in Tuas West, Jurong East and the city centre. 

The appointed consultant will also be required to study the impact on existing transport facilities. 

The study is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2015. 

The tender for the study was called today. 

The HSR link will improve connectivity between Malaysia and Singapore. 

It was announced by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his Malaysian countyerpart Najib Razak at the Leaders' Retreat in February 2013. 

The HSR link aims to cut the travel time between the two cities to 90 minutes.

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