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Oral Reply by Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan to Parliamentary Questions on Developments of the HSR Project

  • 10 July 2018
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On 9 July 2018, Singapore Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan answered questions about the status of the HSR project in Parliament. – Source: MOT

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Construction for Singapore’s end of high-speed rail expected to start in 2019

  • 17 April 2018
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SG HSR has called tenders for the design and construction of tunnels and associated facilities for Singapore’s end of the high-speed rail project connecting with Kuala Lumpur. – Source: The Straits Times

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HSR to generate multiplier effects on local economies

  • 29 March 2018
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The HSR is expected to strengthen regional economic integration between Malaysia and Singapore because of the enhanced access to a larger and more diversified pool of talent and wider investment opportunities. The HSR also gives Singaporean and Malaysian companies increased opportunities for collaboration and access to a larger pool of consumers. – Source: The Business Times

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Not all of S$3b budget for High Speed Rail and Rapid Transit System to be spent this year: MOT

  • 28 February 2018
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Not all of the S$3 billion which has been set aside for the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) and the Johor Bahru-Singapore Rapid Transit System  (RTS) Link in the Ministry of Transport’s (MOT) FY18 budget will be spent this year. – Source: Channel NewsAsia

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Faster than flying: the high-speed rail routes taking on the air industry

  • 22 February 2018
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A recent analysis found that on certain routes across Asia and Europe, high-speed trains are faster, cheaper and more convenient than flying to the destination. From Beijing to Shanghai and London to Paris, where in the world do passengers prefer to take the train? – Source: Railway Technology

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