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!
In conjunction with the Thomson-East Coast Line 2 (TEL2) opening, Mediacorp’s 8world News invited a trainspotter from SGTrains for a short interview!
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.
Let’s be aware of both incorrect and correct examples to retrieve personal belongings which have dropped onto the tracks, should it happen to you.
The theme for this year’s National Day Parade (NDP) is “Together, Our Singapore Spirit”. It is accompanied with the theme song “The Road Ahead” written and composed by Linying and Evan Low, under the direction and supervision of Music Director, Dr. Sydney Tan.
It has been a week since the restriction and closure of Jewel & Passenger Terminal Buildings at Changi Airport to the general public. Despite that, we believe that more measures can be implemented on the MRT network, in light of the more viral and transmissible COVID-19 variant. [Update – 11 Jun 2021] Safe and Progressive 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »