KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 4): The implementation of a Malaysia-only High Speed Rail (HSR) line would have a similar impact on earnings for the Malaysian construction sector as the now-cancelled Kuala Lumpur-Singapore HSR line.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 4): The government's move to replace the cancelled Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail project (KL-Singapore HSR) with the Kuala Lumpur-Johor Baru HSR (KL-JB HSR) will still be positive for the construction sector, say analysts.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 1): Malaysia and Singapore have decided to terminate the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) project as both countries could not reach an agreement on several changes that the Malaysian government proposed.
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 3): Shares in property and construction counters surged today in an apparent reaction to the progression of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) project amid talks between Malaysia and Singapore leaders about the megaproject with details expected to be announced this month.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 18): The KL-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) project will be revived soon, The Edge Malaysia reported over the weekend.
SINGAPORE (Feb 12): The KL-Singapore high speed rail (HSR) project, which was suspended, following a change in the Malaysian government nearly two years ago, might be revived in the short term, instead of suffering from outright cancellation, says Fitch Solutions Marco Research in a Feb 12 note.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 4): The East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) — which is anticipated to have a civil works subcontract value of RM9 billion to RM11 billion — is likely to be the only source of immediate new order book for contractors in the upcoming Budget 2020 despite timing risks for new contract awards, says CGS-CIMB Research.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 10): MyHSR Corp Sdn Bhd, the Malaysian project delivery vehicle of Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed rail (KL-Singapore HSR) project, yesterday called for a tender to appoint a commercial advisory consultant (CAC) for the project review exercise.
PETALING JAYA (Sept 5): Malaysia and Singapore have agreed to delay the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) until May 31, 2020 , inking legal documents to amend the initial HSR Bilateral Agreement to that effect, reported The Malaysian Insight.
PETALING JAYA (Sept 5): Malaysia's Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamad Azmin Ali and Singapore's Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan will sign a side letter that amends the original Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) today, reported The Malaysian Insight.