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3 Tips When Taking the Train During Rainy Seasons

With the onset of inter-monsoon conditions this month (Apr 2021), we can expect to see more occurrences of “short-duration moderate to heavy thundery showers with frequent lightning” in the afternoon on most days, as announced by the Meteorological Service Singapore (MSS). Therefore, here are 3 tips when taking the train during rainy seasons! Avoid Rushing READ MORE »

 

Arrival of New 3rd Generation Trains for North East Line

In a Facebook post by the Land Transport Authority (LTA) on 4 April 2021, the new third-generation trains for the North East Line (NEL) have arrived in Singapore! This is the first set of six trains which would be delivered to train operator SBS Transit. Alstom Metropolis C851E (NEL) Land Transport Authority (LTA) awarded Alstom READ MORE »

 

How is the North East Line powered Differently?

Last Sunday (Mar 28), train services between Punggol and Serangoon stations on the North East Line (NEL) were disrupted due to a power fault at Buangkok station. But how is the North East Line powered differently compared to other MRT lines in Singapore? MRT trains are powered using Electricity All 6 MRT lines in Singapore READ MORE »

 
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Guide Dog knows which station to alight at?

Guide dogs are service animals which are trained to lead the blind or visually impaired around obstacles. They are allowed on Singapore’s public transport, with full support given by the Government of Singapore. One such guide dog is even accustomed to our MRT network! Assisting its owner on the MRT In a Facebook post via READ MORE »

 

How did a safe MRT system indirectly cause delays?

Last Friday (Mar 19), Southbound trains towards Marina South Pier on the North-South Line (NSL) were delayed during the morning peak hours due to a fault with the platform screen doors at Bishan station. But how does ensuring safety for commuters indirectly cause inconvenience then? Safety Systems on MRT trains Our MRT trains are equipped READ MORE »

 
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Opening of TEL2 revised to Q3 2021

The second stage of the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL2) faces further delays to its opening schedule. This is the second revision for the opening schedule for TEL2, where it is now planned to open by Q3 2021, pushed back from the first revision of Q1 2021. Land Transport Authority (LTA) mentioned in a Facebook post READ MORE »