Wednesday, 20/9/2017 | 5:43 UTC+8
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    State Government push for East Coast Expressway Phase 3 (LPT3) begins

    With the completion of the East Coast Expressway Phase 2 (LPT2) project, the push to get the next extension stretch is underway. Bernama reports that the Terengganu state government is hoping that the federal government will green light the building of the East Coast Expressway Phase 3 (LPT3) from Gemuruh to Jertih. Currently, the 184

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  • Penang Integrated Transport Masterplan (Update)

    KUALA LUMPUR: For infrastructure and property exposure to Penang, forging ahead with development through public-private partnership (PPP) projects. The RM27bil Penang Integrated Transport Masterplan (PITP) is the largest PPP project, which is expected to be awarded by September. “Construction/infrastructure and property companies are potential beneficiaries of the PITP project. Penang state government was pushing for

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    EKVE highway based on 2012 traffic report of another project, say residents

    The Bukit Antarabangsa Resident Task Force is seeking assurance from the authorities that the East Klang Valley Expressway (EKVE) would not have an adverse impact on traffic conditions in  Jalan Ukay Perdana (UKP) in Ampang now and in the foreseeable future. In a statement, the group said it had discussed with the Ampang Jaya Municipal

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    SNCF optimistic timeline of HSR Project will be met

    PARIS, July 7 — French national railway company, SNCF Group, is optimistic the timeline of the 300-kilometre high-speed rail (HSR) project linking Kuala Lumpur and Singapore will be met. Its Senior Vice-President Business Development for India, South Asia and South-East Asia, Philippe Lorand, said there was a good level of understanding of the scheme and

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    KL-Padang Besar ETS yet to be approved by SPAD

    We will soon be able to take a train ride from KL to the Malaysian-Thai border in just four hours and 15 minutes, but it’s unclear when exactly will the KL-Padang Besar Electric Train Service (ETS) begin operations. It was reported last Thursday that KTM announced the ETS service will officially start from July 1

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  • KL-Kuantan rail link will spur growth

    MARAN: A new railway line to link Kuala Lumpur with Kuantan will be proposed, said Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai. Speaking during a visit to SJK(C) Pei Min here yesterday, Liow said the line would offer an alternative route connecting all major towns in Pahang. “This will help spur growth in the state

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  • Penang Integrated Transport Masterplan (Update)

    The Penang Integrated Transport Masterplan (PITM) project is a long-term plan to improve the public transportation system, road network in Penang, and linkages between the island and mainland at an estimated total cost of RM27 billion. It involves the development of an undersea tunnel linking Penang island to the mainland and three highways, a new

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  • KL-Butterworth ETS service ready next month – Liow

    Here’s some good news. The northern route of the Electric Train Service (ETS) from Ipoh to Butterworth is expected to start next month. When combined with the current KL-Ipoh service, the fast train will connect the capital city to Penang, offering an alternative to the car and airplane. “On July 9, I will personally head

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