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All aboard for the rail benefits of a high-speed train system

The Singapore-KL High Speed Rail link has the potential to transform not just transport services, but also regional and economic development, and the way people live, work and play.

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong with his Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak in Putrajaya on Dec 13 following an official signing ceremony for the Singapore-KL HSR.

THE KTM (Keretapi Tanah Melayu) railway was historically the lifeline that linked the tin mines and rubber plantations of upcountry Malaya with the political capital of Kuala Lumpur and the shipping and finance centre of Singapore. Beyond KL, the intrepid traveller could find connections to...

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