The Cross Island Line

Timeline, Controversy, and Impacts

by Gwyneth Cheng

In December 2019, the Singapore government announced that the Cross Island Line will cut through the Central Catchment Nature Reserve, with construction to begin this year. What are the consequences of this decision for us and our environment?

What’s the big deal about the CCNR?
Aligning interests: What are the benefits and costs of each option?

The difference in distance, travel time, and project cost between both alignments. Source: Channel News Asia

What’s the verdict?
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Illustration / Griselda Gabriele
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