Commuters hope Singapore-JB MRT link gets go-ahead

The 350km rail deal between Singapore and Malaysia was inked in 2016 under Malaysia's previous prime minister Najib Razak.
The 350km rail deal between Singapore and Malaysia was inked in 2016 under Malaysia's previous prime minister Najib Razak.PHOTO: EDELMAN

Malaysians who commute to Singapore daily hope the plan to build a cross-border MRT line will stay on track under the new government led by Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad.

They say the Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link, a 4km line connecting Bukit Chagar station in Johor Baru to Woodlands North, will make travel more convenient and faster.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 29, 2018, with the headline 'Commuters hope S'pore-JB MRT link gets go-ahead'. Subscribe