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[News Article] Rapid transit system link to connect Woodlands and JB via high bridge
Rapid transit system link to connect Woodlands and JB via high bridge
Date: 14/12/16

The proposed Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link will connect Woodlands and Johor Baru via a high bridge across the Straits of Johor, Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak said yesterday following a leaders’ retreat with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. The two leaders also announced that a bilateral agreement on the RTS Link could be signed by the end of next year.

Speaking at a joint press conference, Mr Najib said a high bridge was the “most cost-effective solution”.

A joint statement by the two leaders said the RTS will be operated by a “corporate entity”, and fares will be market-based and set by the operator. The governments will not regulate the fares, they added.

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