MRT2, LRT3 and ECRL the ‘drivers’ for H2 2019. Mega nice-to-haves.

Everyday, I could see feverish work on the MRT SSP (Line 2). I believe it will be completed earlier than the stated. Let’s hope I am right. Due to these construction work, I have been diverted many times and have to take one whole big turning for example. Well, they say it’s inconvenience today for … Read moreMRT2, LRT3 and ECRL the ‘drivers’ for H2 2019. Mega nice-to-haves.

Near the MRT, thus no car parks are needed?

Have you heard of this statement from any property sales people thus far? “This project is so near the MRT that you can walk to the station, why do you need a car park?” Do you agree or disagree with this statement? I am personally of the opinion that the government needs to do more … Read moreNear the MRT, thus no car parks are needed?

LRT Penang? Fulfil these conditions and ‘Please go ahead.’

I think this is a huge positive for Penang. The approval for LRT Penang. It’s definitely a catalyst. However, please do read this earlier article yeah. Constructing and Using are two different things yeah Beyond just completing the LRT, the state government must also have comprehensive plan on how to ensure the LRT is almost … Read moreLRT Penang? Fulfil these conditions and ‘Please go ahead.’

Useful is Yes. Expensive is Yes too. MRT Line 3.

Are you taking the MRT yet? I intend to take it more often and hopefully can make it on a weekly basis from June onwards. Daily may be tough but weekly is definitely achievable. There’s this great offer yeah. MY100. Do not miss it. Personally, I think MRT Line 3 also known as the Circle … Read moreUseful is Yes. Expensive is Yes too. MRT Line 3.

Pan Island Link (PIL) and the LRT in Penang is steaming ahead.

Penang is one of the four major property markets in Malaysia. The continuous growth of its attractiveness would depend very much on implementation of connectivity projects which will help the state continue its push to drive more investments and visitors into the state. As a new MNC considering a few places in Malaysia to set … Read morePan Island Link (PIL) and the LRT in Penang is steaming ahead.

LRT Line 4? Maybe in Putrajaya. Just RM2 billion.

I know people think the current government loves to ‘cut’ things. Actually, they are not really cutting anything thus far. High Speed RailJB – SG is postponed. (earlier article here) Even LRT Line 3, it’s a later completion and not a cancellation. (Earlier article here) It’s more of a renegotiation of all mega projects and … Read moreLRT Line 4? Maybe in Putrajaya. Just RM2 billion.

Affordable homes on RAC’s railway land

There are many reasons for Malaysians not buying affordable homes. One of the main reason is because the affordable homes project is not near to public transport stations. If this is the main reason, then we have one good news. According to Transport Minister Anthony Loke, Railway Assets Corporation (RAC) owned over 1,400 hectares of … Read moreAffordable homes on RAC’s railway land

ECRL’s new agreement is RM21.5 Billion cheaper. (lots of money saved!)

It’s announced in all major media outlets already. The East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) will now be proceeding with the same China vendor. As per the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO)’s announcement today, an improved deal is signed. The PMO office confirmed that a supplementary agreement between Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL) and the China … Read moreECRL’s new agreement is RM21.5 Billion cheaper. (lots of money saved!)

ECRL continues… cheaper and redirection.

Connectivity is always beneficial to all towns / cities along the route with a stop. This is why I am a huge supporter to High Speed Rail JB – SG. Since that is delayed, there are not much news. Well, at least we have news about East Coast Rail Link (ECRL). It looks like it’s … Read moreECRL continues… cheaper and redirection.

RTS JB – SG? Further Delays are likely…

For BOTH sides to prosper; Johor and Singapore, the rail transit system (RTS) is certainly a catalyst. My two trips to Singapore last year has shown that with better and faster connectivity, many things will fall into place much faster. To those who think that Singapore is not benefiting from this, I think you want … Read moreRTS JB – SG? Further Delays are likely…

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