Thales announced on Tuesday (Oct 12) that it had won the contract to modernise and standardise 1,350 fare gates at MRT stations over the next few years.
The North-South Line, East-West Line, Circle Line and the upcoming Jurong Region Line will see upcoming fare gates supplied by the company.
The London Underground network, or commonly known as the Tube, has opened two new stations on Monday (Sep 20).
The two new stations on the Northern Line — Battersea Power Station and Nine Elms, marks the first major network expansion since the 1990s with the Jubilee Line Extension.
There were no Skytrain service running at Changi Airport Terminal 3 on Wednesday (Sep 22) after an SBS Transit bus was involved in an incident, crashing into the pillar supporting the Skytrain tracks.
Speaking to CNA, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said that a person was found trapped in the driver’s seat of the bus and was rescued using hydraulic rescue equipment.
Construction of Loyang 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 Monday (Sep 13).
The communications systems on the North-South Line, East-West Line and Bukit Panjang LRT will be renewed and modernised.
Last Thursday (Sep 2), the consortium between ST Engineering and Siemens Mobility announced in a joint statement that it has won a S$180 million contract for the renewal programme.
Siemens Mobility announced on Aug 19, 2021, the decision to utilise the Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC) signalling system technology for the cross border Singapore-Johor Bahru RTS Link.
This came after the initial announcement on the nine contracts for core systems & non-core systems awarded by RTS Operations (RTSO) on May 12, 2021.
The second stage of the Thomson-East Coast Line comprising of six MRT stations began passenger service on Saturday (Aug 28).
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.
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.
The second stage of the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL2) will begin operations on Aug 28, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced on Wednesday (Jun 30). Comprising six MRT stations, from Springleaf to Caldecott, commuters can enjoy increased connectivity and shorter travelling times with the TEL2 opening.