The KL-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) is one of Prime Minister Najib Razak’s biggest and most significant mega projects under the National Transformation Programme (NTP).
The Memorandum of Understanding between Malaysia and Singapore was signed on 21 July 2016 followed by the bilateral agreement on 13 December 2016.
Malaysia and Singapore will jointly award the tender for a Joint Development Partner (JDP) in early 2017, to provide advice on operational, technical and procurement matters. The Express Service is targeted to commence by 31 December 2026.
The creation of HSR will open a myriad of opportunities for Malaysians as it significantly reduces the travel time and strengthens the link between two of Southeast Asia’s most vibrant and fast-growing economies.