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.
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 »
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.
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 »
Safety Announcements for escalators are not a new occurrence in the rail network. Implemented at escalators with higher commuter traffic, these announcements are conventionally broadcasted multilingually in English, Mandarin, Malay and Tamil.
Did you know that Singapore’s train network is barrier-free? Network-wide Barrier-free Access All 159 MRT and LRT stations in Singapore have barrier-free access routes from a station entrance to the platform. This is made possible with lifts, ramps and a tactile guidance system. Wide fare gates are also installed for the elderly and disabled to READ MORE »