Singapore’s ministry of transport has revealed that it will remove motorcycle tolls at the Second Link from January 21, 2019, mirroring the Malaysian government’s move to abolish toll collection for motorcycles at the turn of the new year, Bernama reports.

“We note Malaysia’s removal of motorcycle toll charges at the Second Link. Singapore’s long-standing policy is to match Malaysia’s toll rates,” it was quoted as saying by The Straits Times. Toll charges for motorcycle was SG$0.40 (about RM1.20) at the Tuas Checkpoint for both arrival and departure.

As announced during the tabling of Budget 2019, Malaysia had abolished toll collection – costing an estimated RM20 million – for motorcycles at the Malaysia-Singapore Second Link (Linkedua) Expressway’s Tanjung Kupang Toll Plaza near Gelang Patah, Johor, from midnight of January 1. Prior to that, motorcyclists had to pay a toll of RM1.10 at the Tanjung Kupang Toll Plaza.