A rail boost with focus outside the Klang Valley

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  • Saturday, 22 Oct 2016

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FOR the first time in years, the Budget’s allocation for public transport moved away from the Klang Valley, with allocations going into growing rail services in other parts of Peninsular Malaysia.

Transportation analysts hailed a more “balanced” transportation budget for citizens outside of the central region, saying that a connected rail network would revolutionise the freight industry.

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