“Thomson-East Coast Line 2 Will Definitely Benefit Me!” – SGTrains Trainspotter on 8world News

“Thomson-East Coast Line 2 Will Definitely Benefit Me!” – SGTrains Trainspotter on 8world News

In conjunction with the Thomson-East Coast Line 2 (TEL2) opening, Mediacorp’s 8world News invited a trainspotter from SGTrains for a short interview!

Decommissioned Siemens C651 Trains Repurposed for Training with Singapore Police Force

Decommissioned Siemens C651 Trains Repurposed for Training with Singapore Police Force

This decommissioned Siemens C651 train will be having a new lease of life and purpose with the Singapore Police Force (SPF).

Built in the early-90s, the SPF will be utilising this 27-year-old train for training purposes.

Suggestions for the Jurong Region Line J151 Train

Suggestions for the Jurong Region Line J151 Train

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.

Virtual Open House for Thomson-East Coast Line 2 from Aug 23 to 27

Virtual Open House for Thomson-East Coast Line 2 from Aug 23 to 27

Members of the public are given the opportunity to check out Thomson-East Coast Line 2 (TEL2) through a virtual open house from Aug 23 to 27.

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) said on Friday (Aug 13) that the open house will be held virtually due to the evolving COVID-19 situation.

MRT Trains Were Chartered for the NE Shows of the National Day Parade

MRT Trains Were Chartered for the NE Shows of the National Day Parade

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!

Ang Mo Kio MRT Station Was Not Closed – SMRT Debunks Fake Message Being Circulated

Ang Mo Kio MRT Station Was Not Closed – SMRT Debunks Fake Message Being Circulated

In response to a fake message being circulated via WhatsApp, a mobile messaging platform, public transport operator SMRT had to clarify in a Facebook post regarding this issue.

Singapore Banned Chewing Gum Because of the MRT

Singapore Banned Chewing Gum Because of the MRT

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?

Construction of Ang Mo Kio MRT Station for the Cross Island Line To Begin in Q4 2021

Construction of Ang Mo Kio MRT Station for the Cross Island Line To Begin in Q4 2021

Construction of Ang Mo Kio MRT station for the Cross Island Line will begin in the fourth quarter of 2021, with passenger service projected to begin by 2030, the Land Transport Authority announced on Tuesday (Jul 20).

Choose Your Preferred Interior Design for the Jurong Region Line MRT Train!

Choose Your Preferred Interior Design for the Jurong Region Line MRT Train!

The Hyundai Rotem J151 are the first-generation trains for the Jurong Region Line which will be opening in three stages starting from 2027.

I Dropped Something Onto The MRT Tracks! – What To Do If This Happens To You?

I Dropped Something Onto The MRT Tracks! – What To Do If This Happens To You?

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.