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4 Bus Services Along Downtown Line To Be Rerouted From Dec 12, 2021

4 Bus Services Along Downtown Line To Be Rerouted From Dec 12, 2021

Four bus services that are running parallel to several sections of the Downtown Line (DTL) will be amended and rerouted from Dec 12, 2021.

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) said in a Facebook post on Monday (Nov 22) that with the opening of new train lines like the DTL, bus services have to be amended to “reduce duplication of routes.”

It added that the amendments “ensure prudent use of taxpayer’s monies, while benefiting as many commuters as possible.”

Downtown Line To Use New Rail Financing Framework Version 2 From 2022

Downtown Line To Use New Rail Financing Framework Version 2 From 2022

The Downtown Line (DTL) will transit to version two of the New Rail Financing Framework (NRFF) from Jan 1, 2022, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) said on Thursday (Nov 11).

This comes after a financial sustainability review conducted by both the LTA and transport operator SBS Transit (SBST).

The DTL has been using the first version of the NRFF since 2011, while the majority of other train lines used the updated framework between 2016 and 2018 onwards.

6 Interesting Examples of Technology Usage on the Train Network

6 Interesting Examples of Technology Usage on the Train Network

Are you aware of the many different examples of which technology is used on the train network?

The usage of technology is all around us now, from the moment you enter the train station and board the train, to the moment you alight and then exit the station.

Here are six interesting examples of technology usage on the train network, including obscure ones where you might not have noticed during your daily travel!

Bombardier C951 Train Upgrade

Bombardier C951 Train Upgrade

Bombardier Transportation (BT), the original manufacturer of the Downtown Line (DTL) rolling stock, has recently won a contract from Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) to revitalise critical systems on the Bombardier C951 trains. History of the Bombardier C951 Train First delivered in 2012, the trains are quickly becoming antiquated as compared to recent rolling stock READ MORE »