27 Jun '11, 12pm

Singapore, Malaysia agree to commuter rail link

Singapore and Malaysia have agreed to open a rapid transit rail service by 2018 to connect the city-state with the southern Malaysian city of Johor Bahru. -- PHOTO: LTA SINGAPORE - SINGAPORE and Malaysia have agreed to open a rapid transit rail service by 2018 to connect the city-state with the southern Malaysian city of Johor Bahru. Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Monday in a joint statement that representatives of the two countries signed the agreement in Putrajaya, Malaysia. The Southeast Asian neighbors agreed last year to develop the link, but hadn't set a timetable for its opening. Two bridges currently connect northern Singapore with southern Johor state. The rapid transit deal is part of a broader land swap that gives Singapore control beginning July 1 of a railroad and stations owned by Malaysia since the t...

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