Were you part of a lucky group of Primary 5 students who were selected to take an MRT train to catch the National Day Parade (NDP) as part of a National Education (NE) Show?
If you were, there had been a lot of thought and preparation to plan and efficiently ferry many groups of students to the Floating Platform/Padang.
Here’s what goes into it!
Singapore is known for its cleanliness and the uncommon laws that govern the city, including the controversial “Chewing Gum Ban”, enacted in January 1992.
However, did you know that the ban to sell and import chewing gum was caused by the opening of the MRT system?
Is it cheaper to travel from Tampines to Bugis using the East-West Line or Downtown Line?
There are so many minute details and noteworthy things of the train network scattered all over the country. Therefore, here are eight more things that you might not know about Singapore’s train network!
With the Thomson-East Coast Line Stage 2 set to commence operations in the third quarter of this year, let’s take a look at other upcoming MRT lines and their respective expected operating dates!
Minister for Transport Ong Ye Kung gave us a sneak preview of the upcoming Thomson-East Coast Line Stage 2 (TEL2) which will open in the coming months! “Every Station Is Carefully Architectured and Designed, With Unique Features” Caldecott MRT Station Mayflower MRT Station Springleaf MRT Station “Ready To Open in Q3 This Year” In a READ MORE »
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 »
Last Saturday (Apr 10), a local trainspotter spotted the decommissioned refurbished Siemens C651 train EMU 217/218 awaiting to be scrapped at Tuas. This was similar to a previous spotting of a decommissioned C651 train at a Tuas scrapyard last September. However, should the Siemens C651 Refurbishment Project be scrapped? Siemens C651 Mid-Life Refurbishment Project The READ MORE »
It has been a year since the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) Stage 1 opened, and with the new line came a new wayfinding system. The new wayfinding system was developed after a three-year review and was designed with the intent of a gentler learning curve, so that everyone can quickly pick up the new signs READ MORE »
As we depart from 2020, here are some of the Singapore Rail Developments that will be happening in the year 2021. Opening of Thomson-East Coast Line Stage 2 Stage 2 of the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) is expected to open in the third quarter of this year, after multiple delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic. READ MORE »