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

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

Construction of Loyang MRT station for the Cross Island Line will begin in the fourth quarter of 2021, with passenger service projected to begin by 2030, the Land Transport Authority announced on Monday (Sep 13).

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Communications Systems for Older Train Lines To Be Upgraded

Communications Systems for Older Train Lines To Be Upgraded

The communications systems on the North-South Line, East-West Line and Bukit Panjang LRT will be renewed and modernised.

Last Thursday (Sep 2), the consortium between ST Engineering and Siemens Mobility announced in a joint statement that it has won a S$180 million contract for the renewal programme.

CBTC Signalling System To Be Utilised for Singapore-Johor Bahru RTS Link

CBTC Signalling System To Be Utilised for Singapore-Johor Bahru RTS Link

Siemens Mobility announced on Aug 19, 2021, the decision to utilise the Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC) signalling system technology for the cross border Singapore-Johor Bahru RTS Link.

This came after the initial announcement on the nine contracts for core systems & non-core systems awarded by RTS Operations (RTSO) on May 12, 2021.

6 MRT Stations for Thomson-East Coast Line 2 Begin Passenger Service

6 MRT Stations for Thomson-East Coast Line 2 Begin Passenger Service

The second stage of the Thomson-East Coast Line comprising of six MRT stations began passenger service on Saturday (Aug 28).

Sneak Peek at Thomson-East Coast Line 2 – Artistic & Unique Station Designs!

Sneak Peek at Thomson-East Coast Line 2 – Artistic & Unique Station Designs!

With Thomson-East Coast Line 2 opening tomorrow on Aug 28, 2021, there are so many of us who are eagerly to get a glimpse of each station’s design and atmosphere!

The six stations on Thomson-East Coast Line 2 (TEL2) are so uniquely designed, and are accompanied with artistic artwork done by local artists! Check it out!

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Thomson-East Coast Line Stations Are Inclusive, Catering to Passenger’s Needs

Thomson-East Coast Line Stations Are Inclusive, Catering to Passenger’s Needs

With Thomson-East Coast Line 2 opening really soon, it is useful to be aware of the many inclusive features available on the network!

These inclusive features can benefit the elderly, commuters with disabilities and families when travelling on the Thomson-East Coast Line.

“Thomson-East Coast Line 2 Will Definitely Benefit Me!” – SGTrains Trainspotter on 8world News

“Thomson-East Coast Line 2 Will Definitely Benefit Me!” – SGTrains Trainspotter on 8world News

In conjunction with the Thomson-East Coast Line 2 (TEL2) opening, Mediacorp’s 8world News invited a trainspotter from SGTrains for a short interview!

Decommissioned Siemens C651 Trains Repurposed for Training with Singapore Police Force

Decommissioned Siemens C651 Trains Repurposed for Training with Singapore Police Force

This decommissioned Siemens C651 train will be having a new lease of life and purpose with the Singapore Police Force (SPF).

Built in the early-90s, the SPF will be utilising this 27-year-old train for training purposes.

Suggestions for the Jurong Region Line J151 Train

Suggestions for the Jurong Region Line J151 Train

Hyundai Rotem Company (HRC) has commissioned a full-scale mock-up of the J151 train with different interior fittings for the Land Transport Authority (LTA).

The mock-up is located at LTA’s Hampshire Road Office, open for viewing for invited guests. LTA has produced surveys for the public to indicate their preferred design options.

The SGTrains team has visited the mock-up and here are our opinions.

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Virtual Open House for Thomson-East Coast Line 2 from Aug 23 to 27

Virtual Open House for Thomson-East Coast Line 2 from Aug 23 to 27

Members of the public are given the opportunity to check out Thomson-East Coast Line 2 (TEL2) through a virtual open house from Aug 23 to 27.

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) said on Friday (Aug 13) that the open house will be held virtually due to the evolving COVID-19 situation.