Singapore-KL high-speed rail deferment: Issues at play in project's future

The high-speed rail line is seen by some as the catalyst to boost the economies of the areas where the stations will be located.
The high-speed rail line is seen by some as the catalyst to boost the economies of the areas where the stations will be located.PHOTO: FARELLS

Singapore and Malaysia have agreed to defer the high-speed rail (HSR) link project to May 31, 2020.

Will Malaysia proceed with building the railway from Kuala Lumpur to Jurong East then? Or will it decide to scrap the HSR for good?

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 07, 2018, with the headline 'Issues at play in project's future'. Subscribe