SMRT Implements Handy Lift Availability Feature to Mobile App

Commuters can look forward to receiving real-time information on lift availability at SMRT train stations through the rail operator’s mobile app. This serves as an additional way for commuters to receive official information about lift availability at MRT stations, in addition to the MyTransport.SG mobile app by the Land Transport Authority (LTA). Useful Feature for READ MORE »

 
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‘May I Have a Seat Please?’ Initiative Beneficial for Commuters With Invisible Medical Conditions

The ‘May I have a seat, please?’ initiative began as a pilot programme by the Land Transport Authority (LTA) through the Caring SG Commuters national movement in October 2019, to alert commuters about fellow passengers with invisible medical conditions who may require a seat while on public transport. LTA Encouraged by Positive Feedback Starting from READ MORE »

 

LTA Completes Rigorous Testing of Thomson-East Coast Line Stage 2; Hands Over Stations to SMRT

Marking a key milestone for the Thomson-East Coast Line Stage 2 (TEL2), the Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced on Friday (Apr 30) the handing over of TEL2 stations and operations to rail operator SMRT. The TEL2 is slated to be opened in the third quarter later this year. Major Works for the TEL2 Stations Completed READ MORE »

 

Opening Soon: Thomson-East Coast Line Stage 2 – April 2021 Progress Update

The second stage of the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL2) is set to be opened in the third quarter later this year. As such, final preparations are in full swing as more trains are being tested during operational hours between Woodlands South and Caldecott. Our Observations The SGTrains team visited the TEL2 stations earlier this month READ MORE »

 

Construction of Pasir Ris MRT Station for the Cross Island Line To Begin in Q4 2021

Construction of Pasir Ris MRT station for the Cross Island Line (CRL) will begin in the fourth quarter of 2021, with passenger service projected to begin by 2030, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced on Monday (26 Apr). $980 Million Contract Awarded for Design & Construction The joint venture between Daewoo Engineering & Construction and READ MORE »

 
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Full Sunday Closure of Selected East-West Line Stations – April & May 2021

Selected MRT stations on the East-West Line (EWL) will be closed on Sundays to faciliate Cable Replacement Works along the Tuas West Extension (TWE). Full Sunday Closure between Tuas Link and Joo Koon Train service between Tuas Link and Joo Koon stations will not be available on 25 April, and 2, 9, 16 & 23 READ MORE »

 

Early Closure of Selected North East Line Stations – April & May 2021

UPDATE (27 Apr): SBS Transit announced that they have completed the replacement works ahead of schedule. Train services will operate normally and early closures will not be needed. Selected stations on the North East Line (NEL) will close earlier on Fridays and Saturdays, to facilitate Intensified Replacement Works for Insulators of the Overhead Catenary System READ MORE »

 

Final Preparations for the Thomson-East Coast Line Stage 2

With the second stage of the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL2) from Springleaf to Caldecott stations set to be fully operational by the third quarter of 2021, we have spotted some details which can be signs that the TEL2 is undergoing its final preparations and is one step closer to be opened! 1. “This train service READ MORE »

 

Remarkable Circle Line Stages 1 & 2 Station Designs

On this day 11 years ago, the first and second stage of the Circle Line (CCL) officially commenced for passenger service, with 11 stations from Dhoby Ghaut to Tai Seng. Within these 11 stations, a few of them had award-winning architecture designs which led to international attention at our MRT station architecture. CC2 Bras Basah READ MORE »

 
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Removal of tracks to Marina Bay Temporary Maintenance Facility

SMRT announced on 15 Apr 2021 that works will be carried out for the removal of tracks leading to a decommissioned temporary maintenance facility. As such, a single platform operation will then be implemented for trains operating at Marina Bay station on the Circle Line (CCL). Maintenance Facility for the DTL, but on the CCL? READ MORE »