2 MRT Stations for Upcoming Thomson-East Coast Line 3 To Open at a Later Date

2 MRT Stations for Upcoming Thomson-East Coast Line 3 To Open at a Later Date

The Thomson-East Coast Line 3 (TEL3) which comprises 13 stations from Mount Pleasant MRT station to Gardens by the Bay MRT station is scheduled to be opening in 2022.

However, two TEL3 stations will not be opened for passenger service until surrounding developments become ready in the future.

4 Bus Services Along Downtown Line To Be Rerouted From Dec 12, 2021

4 Bus Services Along Downtown Line To Be Rerouted From Dec 12, 2021

Four bus services that are running parallel to several sections of the Downtown Line (DTL) will be amended and rerouted from Dec 12, 2021.

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) said in a Facebook post on Monday (Nov 22) that with the opening of new train lines like the DTL, bus services have to be amended to “reduce duplication of routes.”

It added that the amendments “ensure prudent use of taxpayer’s monies, while benefiting as many commuters as possible.”

2 Minor Problems To Be Addressed for Johor Bahru-Singapore RTS Link: MRT Corp

2 Minor Problems To Be Addressed for Johor Bahru-Singapore RTS Link: MRT Corp

The Johor Bahru-Singapore Rapid Transit System Link (RTS Link) project is currently facing two minor problems which have to be addressed.

When the two problems are successfully addressed, construction works can then ‘start in a big way,’ said the Mass Rapid Transit Corp (MRT Corp), the owner and developer for the Malaysian section of the project.

Downtown Line To Use New Rail Financing Framework Version 2 From 2022

Downtown Line To Use New Rail Financing Framework Version 2 From 2022

The Downtown Line (DTL) will transit to version two of the New Rail Financing Framework (NRFF) from Jan 1, 2022, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) said on Thursday (Nov 11).

This comes after a financial sustainability review conducted by both the LTA and transport operator SBS Transit (SBST).

The DTL has been using the first version of the NRFF since 2011, while the majority of other train lines used the updated framework between 2016 and 2018 onwards.

Construction of Aviation Park MRT Station for the Cross Island Line To Start in Q1 2022

Construction of Aviation Park MRT Station for the Cross Island Line To Start in Q1 2022

The construction works for Aviation Park MRT station will begin in the first quarter of 2022, with passenger service projected to commence in 2030, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced in a press release on Monday (Nov 8).

Shinjuku Kissa Tetsudo: Immersive Japanese Rail-themed Coffee House – Opened by a Local Train Enthusiast!

Shinjuku Kissa Tetsudo: Immersive Japanese Rail-themed Coffee House – Opened by a Local Train Enthusiast!

Are you a train enthusiast and are interested in checking out unique railway themed-cafes to hang out and enjoy its offerings?

You might be interested in this newly opened cafe which has arrived at — *ding dong!* Somerset, featuring a mesmerising display of moving Japanese train models!

How To Get 50 Cents Discount When Taking the Train in the Morning?

How To Get 50 Cents Discount When Taking the Train in the Morning?

The Travel Early, Pay Less scheme was introduced by the Public Transport Council (PTC) on Dec 29, 2017.

This scheme encourages more commuters to travel before the morning peak hours, which allow savings of up to $0.50 on their transportation fares.

8 Supernatural Stories & Spooky Encounters of Singapore’s Train Network

8 Supernatural Stories & Spooky Encounters of Singapore’s Train Network

Singapore, a mix of diverse cultures and religions, has its share of urban legends and myths.

Let’s dive into some of these urban legends and supernatural tales that have plagued the country’s train network since its inception in 1987.

“Thank You, Max!” – Japan Retires the Last Double-decker Shinkansen Train

“Thank You, Max!” – Japan Retires the Last Double-decker Shinkansen Train

Earlier this month, Japan’s highly admired double-decker bullet train went into service for the final time on Oct 1, 2021.

The E4 Series Shinkansen, which made its debut in December 1997, retires after 24 years of passenger service, and had been the highest-capacity high-speed train in the world.

3 MRT Lines To Have New Fare Collection Gates by July 2026

3 MRT Lines To Have New Fare Collection Gates by July 2026

Thales announced on Tuesday (Oct 12) that it had won the contract to modernise and standardise 1,350 fare gates at MRT stations over the next few years.

The North-South Line, East-West Line, Circle Line and the upcoming Jurong Region Line will see upcoming fare gates supplied by the company.