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SMRT Implements Handy Lift Availability Feature to Mobile App

SMRT Implements Handy Lift Availability Feature to Mobile App

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 »

Remarkable Circle Line Stages 1 & 2 Station Designs

Remarkable Circle Line Stages 1 & 2 Station Designs

On this day 11 years ago, the first and second stage of the Circle Line (CCL) officially commenced for passenger service, with 11 stations from Dhoby Ghaut to Tai Seng. Within these 11 stations, a few of them had award-winning architecture designs which led to international attention at our MRT station architecture. CC2 Bras Basah READ MORE »

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Arrival of New 3rd Generation Trains for North East Line

Arrival of New 3rd Generation Trains for North East Line

In a Facebook post by the Land Transport Authority (LTA) on 4 April 2021, the new third-generation trains for the North East Line (NEL) have arrived in Singapore! This is the first set of six trains which would be delivered to train operator SBS Transit. Alstom Metropolis C851E (NEL) Land Transport Authority (LTA) awarded Alstom READ MORE »

New Wayfinding System: One Year On

New Wayfinding System: One Year On

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 »

Singapore Rail Developments in 2021

Singapore Rail Developments in 2021

As we depart from 2020, here are some of the Singapore Rail Developments that will be happening in the year 2021. Opening of Thomson-East Coast Line Stage 2 Stage 2 of the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) is expected to open in the third quarter of this year, after multiple delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic. READ MORE »

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Dialect-friendly Announcements at Chinatown

Dialect-friendly Announcements at Chinatown

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. Cantonese and Hokkien Dialects The new implementation at Chinatown Station Exit A on the North East Line (NEL) adapts to the minority of READ MORE »