Gerbang Nusajaya earmarked for Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed rail (HSR) station?
25-Feb-2013: The Star reported that Nusajaya in Iskandar Malaysia has been earmarked as one of the three stop stations in Johor for the proposed high-speed rail (HSR) linking Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. Malaysia and Singapore had on 19-Feb-2013 jointly announced their agreement to build the HSR between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur. The 90-minute travel via HSR plying Kuala Lumpur, Seremban, Ayer Keroh, Muar, Batu Pahat, Iskandar Malaysia and Singapore is expected to be materialized by 2020.
|www.iskandar.asia reckon if Nusajaya is utimately selected as the last southern stop before heading to Singapore, the station will likely be located at Gerbang Nusajaya. The 4,550-acre Gerbang Nusajaya is envisioned to be a Gateway City to economic opportunities and a high quality of life. Till date, 3 major investments from Singapore have been confirmed in 2012, i.e. the 519-acre Ascendas-UEM Land Tech Park (AUTP) with gross development value (GDV) of RM3.7 billion, Singaporean billionaire Peter Lim's 270-acre Motorsports City with GDV of RM3.5 billion and Chinamall Holdings Pte Ltd's 32-acre China Mall (part of the overall Asian Trade Centre) with GDV of RM562 million.|
|Possible Options for Kuala Lumpur Station:
KL Eco City, Tun Razak Exchange (TRX), Bandar Malaysia @ Sungai Besi, Menara Warisan Merdeka or Putrajaya?
Possible Options for Iskandar Malaysia Station:
Gerbang Nusajaya or Sunway Iskandar Medini Living Zone F?
Possible Options for Singapore:
Jurong Lake District or Tuas?
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- Sat. 14 Mar, 2015