Kuala Lumpur-Tumpat Railway (Construction)

East Coast Rail Link Project (ECRL)

Locations

Type

Rail

Status

Under Construction

Total Reported Cost

10.7 billion USD

Initiatives

Start Date

Start of Construction

2017

Planned Completion Date

2024

Funders

Source(s) Amount
55,000,000,000 MYR

Description

This 688km rail from Malaysia's main sea port to the Thai border began construction in 2017. Although the project was temporarily suspended due to cost concerns, Malaysia and China agreed to resume construction after negotiating a lower cost.

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