KL-Singapore HSR to go ahead after 'some adjustments', says Dr Mahathir

KL-Singapore HSR to go ahead after 'some adjustments', says Dr Mahathir

The Edge Markets - Malaysia·2019-12-17 17:50

PUTRAJAYA (Dec 17): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the government will go ahead with the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) after making "some adjustments" to reduce the project's costs.

"Yes, we will go ahead [with the HSR]. But we want to find out what is the most suitable speed that we should have, it is not necessarily 400km/hour, because if we travel at that speed, we might reach Alor Setar (from Singapore)," he said jokingly to reporters after witnessing the signing of the share sale agreement and shareholders agreement between TRX City Sdn Bhd and IWC-CREC Sdn Bhd that will kick off the Bandar Malaysia project.

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