Tag: RTS Link Project

RTS rail link connecting JB to Woodlands delayed another 3 months due to coronavirus

Singapore—A further delay of three months has been agreed upon by Malaysia and Singapore to reach an agreement on the 4.2 km RTS link project that would connect Johor Bahru to Singapore’s Woodlands district due to the current coronavirus crisis. This was announced by...

Khaw Boon Wan: JB-S’pore RTS Link set to proceed, but suspension extended to April 2020

Singapore—In an answer to a parliamentary question on November 4, Monday, Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan said that the suspension of the construction of the Johor Bahru-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link project has been extended to April 30, 2020. Mr Khaw’s announcement comes on...

MOT: Malaysia’s decision to proceed with JB-S’pore RTS ‘welcome’

Singapore—The country’s Ministry of Transport welcomed the news from Malaysia concerning its decision to proceed with the construction of the Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link project that connects Johor Bahru and Singapore, according to a press statement from the MOT on Thursday evening, October...

Malaysia misses deadline again for RTS decision

Kuala Lumpur—The Malaysian government announced that they have not made final decisions regarding the long-delayed construction of the Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link project. They have requested for another six-month extension to review the RM4 billion (S$1.3 billion) project, making this the third request for...

M’sian Transport Minister says details of JB-SG rail link will be finalised by month end

Kuala Lumpur—The long-awaited details concerning the railway between Singapore and Johor Baru will be announced within the next two weeks, according to an announcement from Anthony Loke Siew Fook, the Transport Minister of Malaysia. This means that Malaysia will be meeting the deadline, set for...

Malaysian gov’t “committed” to meeting Oct 31 deadline for Johor-Singapore RTS Link talks

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysian Transport Minister Anthony Loke announced that the final details of the Johor Bahru-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS) will be settled by the Malaysian Cabinet by the end of Oct 2019. Malaysia's federal government will discuss the details of the RTS in...

Johor-Singapore RTS Link construction delayed again

Singapore—Malaysia's Ministry of Transport announced that it has come to an agreement with Singapore to extend the decision regarding the construction of the Johor Bahru-Singapore Rapid Transit System Link. The two countries set the new deadline for Oct 31. The decision involves constructing the RTS...

Malaysian Transport Minister said he understands the RTS project better after Khaw Boon Wan took him on a tour of Woodlands North MRT

Singapore— After the suspension of the Singapore-Johor Bahru Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link had been announced, Singapore Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan took his Malaysian counterpart, Anthony Loke, on a tour of Woodlands North MRT station on the upcoming Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL). When the...

MOT says its “possible” for Malaysia to be given a 6-month extension for RTS link, but with mutual consent

Singapore—In a statement dated April 4, Thursday, the Ministry of Transport (MOT) has said that its “possible” for Malaysia to be given a six-month extension concerning matters related to the RTS Link Project, but with an agreement from both countries. In answer to questions from...