Race to the finish: bidding for the Singapore-KL High Speed Rail

January 2015 saw JR East (East Japan Railway Company), Japan Overseas Rolling Stock Association (JORSA) and Japan Railway Technical Service (JARTS) hosting a Shinkansen exhibition at the Marina Bay Sands and later in July 2016, at Pavilion┬áKL in Kuala Lumpur: Continue reading “Race to the finish: bidding for the Singapore-KL High Speed Rail”

Fate of the Bukit Panjang LRT

As the fault-ridden Bukit Panjang LRT (BPLRT) that connects the satellite towns of Choa Chu Kang and Bukit Panjang reaches the end of its 20-year lifespan, SMRT and the Land Transport Authority (LTA) have announced options dealing with the fate of the LRT line after 2019 (The line opened in 1999). Continue reading “Fate of the Bukit Panjang LRT”