Travellers at Singapore’s Changi Airport mall, which would likely have received increased traffic as a result of the high-speed rail project. Photo: EPA Travellers at Singapore’s Changi Airport mall, which would likely have received increased traffic as a result of the high-speed rail project. Photo: EPA
Travellers at Singapore’s Changi Airport mall, which would likely have received increased traffic as a result of the high-speed rail project. Photo: EPA

Singapore

Singapore and Malaysia abandon high-speed rail project after failing to reach agreement

  • The US$25 billion project would have connected downtown Kuala Lumpur to Singapore’s central business district, reducing travel time to two-and-a-half hours
  • The Malaysian government will be obligated to pay Singapore as much as US$75 million as a fee for the cancellation

Topic |   Singapore
Travellers at Singapore’s Changi Airport mall, which would likely have received increased traffic as a result of the high-speed rail project. Photo: EPA Travellers at Singapore’s Changi Airport mall, which would likely have received increased traffic as a result of the high-speed rail project. Photo: EPA
Travellers at Singapore’s Changi Airport mall, which would likely have received increased traffic as a result of the high-speed rail project. Photo: EPA
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