Singapore has not agreed to defer HSR, says report

The high-speed rail is to offer a travel time of 90 minutes between KL and Singapore, compared to more than four hours by car. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, August 25, 2018.

SINGAPORE has yet to agree to defer the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) project, the Straits Times reports.

The Transport Ministry is quoted in the report contradicting news that the city-state has acceded to Malaysia’s request to postpone the project.
“The HSR bilateral agreement remains in force, unless Singapore and Malaysia mutually agree to vary it,” the ministry is reported to have said.

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