Dr Wee to meet Singapore’s Transport Minister to discuss Johor Baru-Singapore RTS link


PETALING JAYA: Transport Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong will meet Singapore’s Transport Minister S. Iswaran to discuss the Johor Baru-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link project and other transport matters involving Malaysia and Singapore.

Dr Wee was granted an audience with Johor ruler Sultan Ibrahim ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar on Monday (Sept 19) morning.

"I took the opportunity to brief His Majesty of the Johor Baru-Singapore RTS Link project, specifically on the relocation of the related Singapore’s Public Utilities Board (PUB) pipeline.

"I will be crossing the Causeway this afternoon (Sept 19) ahead of my meeting with Singapore Transport Minister S. Iswaran to discuss the RTS Link and other transport matters involving Malaysia and Singapore," he said in a Facebook post on Monday (Sept 19).

Earlier, Dr Wee said he would give updates about the project accordingly.

The RTS Link is on track for completion by Dec 31, 2026 for it to commence operation on Jan 1, 2027, he said.

With a capacity of 10,000 passengers per hour each way, the RTS Link is set to provide easy and comfortable transportation between Johor Baru and Singapore in just five minutes.

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