Raffles Country Club to be acquired by July 31, 2018 to make way for S’pore-KL high-speed rail, Cross Island Line’s western depot

SINGAPORE – The Raffles Country Club site in Tuas will be acquired by the Government for the Singapore-Kuala Lumpur high-speed rail (HSR) and the new Cross Island Line’s western depot.

In an announcement on its website on Wednesday (Jan 4), the club said it will be required to hand over the 143ha site to the Singapore Land Authority (SLA) by July 31, 2018.

Opened in 1988, Raffles Country Club has two 18-hole golf courses and about 2,650 members. Club membership broker websites showed the club memberships being transacted for between $32,500 and $34,000.

Source: http://www.straitstimes.com

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