09 Jul '11, 9am

Old KTM tracks to become "green spine"

SINGAPORE: The National Development Ministry is studying ways to retain the old KTM railway tracks as a green spine for nature and leisure. Writing in his blog on Saturday, National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan said he sees a "green opportunity" for urban development that will not compromise the development potential of the lands surrounding the track. He hopes Singaporeans will come forward with their ideas to "co-develop a workable and practical scheme". Mr Khaw said he had hoped to take on the project himself, but with housing matters taking up most of his time, he found a ready volunteer in Minister of State Tan Chuan-Jin. Mr Khaw said Brigadier-General Tan has identified several angles to work from: the green aspect, heritage and history, and innovation land use marrying development and conservation. BG Tan has been tasked to consult widely with experts, volunte...

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