40 additional new trains for NSEWL

40 additional new trains for NSEWL

Announced on 28 September 2020, 40 additional R151 trains will be purchased for the North-South and East-West Lines, replacing 19 sets of 2nd-generation Siemens C651 and 21 sets of 3rd-generation Kawasaki-Nippon Sharyo C751B trains. The 40 additional new trains will adopt the same design as the initial orders, allowing engineers to be familiarised with a READ MORE »

Ideas for the CR151

Ideas for the CR151

With the fast approaching end-of-life for the 1st-generation Kawasaki Heavy Industries C151 (KHI) Electric Multiple Unit (EMUs), replacement EMUs are to be procured to replace the retiring trains, allowing continued train service levels and rolling stock availability. In that effort, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) has announced the procurement of 66 (396 rail cars) trains from READ MORE »