SINGAPORE – The terminus of the future Singapore-Kuala Lumpur high-speed rail (HSR) will be located at the current Jurong Country Club site, it was announced on Monday. May 11 2015
The Singapore Land Authority (SLA) has gazetted the acquisition of the 67ha plot and the club will be expected to hand over the land by November 2016, the Government announced.
Why jurong country club being selected as the terminus of HSR.
– 10-minute walk from Jurong East MRT
– large undulating greens that have numerous pin positions that vary from easy to difficult.
The original target completion date for at 320-340km long, was 2020.
But both Mr Lee and Mr Najib said on Tuesday that the target was not realistic considering the scale and complexity of the project.
Once the train service starts, passengers will be able to travel between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur in just 90 minutes.
several stop – Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Seremban, Ayer Keroh, Muar, Batu Pahat and Nusajaya in Johor’s Iskandar Malaysia development corridor.
Business travellers will find it more convenient to travel between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur for short-term projects, or make weekly and monthly trips.
It will also make attending conferences, meetings and exhibitions easier as delegates will not have to stay overnight.
The Jurong Lake district area comprises Jurong Gateway and Lakeside. Together, they occupy 360 hectares of land and waterbody – about the size of Marina Bay.
The area will have a range of new amenities including the Jurong Lake Gardens, a new Science Centre, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, offices and homes.
Several Property having rise the price after the announcement of HSR terminus.