Liow explains big jump in ECRL’s estimated cost

KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 15): Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai (pictured) has cited a change in alignment, a longer tunnel link and the weak ringgit as the reasons for the cost of for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project jumping to RM55 billion from RM29 billion as estimated by a consulting engineering firm previously.