27 Jul '11, 6am

Plans for KTM railway land to be hammered out between govt agencies, interest groups & public over next 2 years

Plans for KTM railway land to be hammered out between govt agencies, interest groups & public over next 2 years

The KTM railway track from Woodlands to Tanjong Pagar. -- ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN PLANS for the former KTM railway land will be hammered out between government agencies, interest groups and the public over the next two years, said Minister of State for National Development Tan Chuan-Jin in a meeting with the media on Wednesday. The so-called Rail Corridor plans, for the 26km tract from Tanjong Pagar to Woodlands, will form part of the Urban Redevelopment Authority's 2013 Master Plan. An advisory committee, made up of nature, heritage and other interest groups as well as representatives from the URA and National Parks Board, will meet every two months or so to discuss suggestions received from the public. So far, suggestions include getting the 98 schools along the railway land involved, holding a design competition for architects and planners to develop a master plan for...

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