Singapore’s rainy seasons usually feature ‘short-duration moderate to heavy thundery showers with frequent lightning’ which occur in the late morning to early afternoon on most days.
Let’s brave the prevailing monsoon conditions with these 3 useful tips when taking the train during rainy seasons!
In a Facebook post by the Land Transport Authority (LTA) on 2 April 2021, two sets of retrofitted Bukit Panjang Light Rail Vehicles (LRVs) have arrived in Singapore from New Jersey, USA! These two LRT vehicles are currently being secured at a work site beside Junction 10 Shopping Mall, awaiting to be hoisted to the READ MORE »
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 »
Selected train and bus services will be extended on the night of 31 December 2020 (Thursday) for New Year’s Eve. Do take note of the extended service hours and plan your journeys if you are travelling late on the night of 31 December 2020.
Did you know that Singapore’s train network is barrier-free? Network-wide Barrier-free Access All 159 MRT and LRT stations in Singapore have barrier-free access routes from a station entrance to the platform. This is made possible with lifts, ramps and a tactile guidance system. Wide fare gates are also installed for the elderly and disabled to READ MORE »
As part of the Bukit Panjang LRT (BPLRT) renewal programme, the current signalling system for the BPLRT will be upgraded. To facilitate testing works of the new signalling system, there will be no BPLRT train services on all Sundays in October 2020. Affected Dates 4, 11, 18, 25 October 2020 A shuttle bus service will READ MORE »
Did you know that there are 2 different types of bus services provided during Train Service Disruptions at affected stations? Free Regular Bus Services (Route-Plying Buses along Stations) During a train service disruption, regular bus services that serve the affected stations will be made free for boarding. These regular bus services are the same bus READ MORE »
Did you know that you can use the same Standard Ticket (for trains) up to six times? If you have misplaced your CEPAS Card and need to travel on the train network, you can purchase a Standard Ticket from the General Ticketing Machines (GTM) at any train stations across the network. Purchasing a Standard Ticket READ MORE »
There will be extended engineering hours on the Sengkang–Punggol LRT from 26 July to 6 September 2020 with changes to service on selected days. Sengkang LRT Punggol LRT Why is the extended engineering hours needed? In a Facebook post by LTA, works such as maintenance and reinforcement works for infrastructure parts and hacking works alongside READ MORE »
Over the years, our train network has evolved from a humble two-line system into a convenient and reliable train network that spans over 230km across the whole of Singapore.
The system map has been constantly updated to reflect the changes to the rail network, as well as accommodating newer train lines to fit into a map.