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.
The second stage of the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL2) is on track to be opened in the third quarter of 2021! Transport Minister S Iswaran and Senior Minister of State for Transport Chee Hong Tat shared their visit to the TEL2 stations in Facebook posts on Monday (Jun 21).
With the Thomson-East Coast Line Stage 2 set to commence operations in the third quarter of this year, let’s take a look at other upcoming MRT lines and their respective expected operating dates! Opening Soon: Thomson-East Coast Line Stage 2 – April 2021 Progress Update 2022-2025: Thomson-East Coast Line – Stage 3, 4 and 5 READ MORE »
Minister for Transport Ong Ye Kung gave us a sneak preview of the upcoming Thomson-East Coast Line Stage 2 (TEL2) which will open in the coming months! “Every Station Is Carefully Architectured and Designed, With Unique Features” Caldecott MRT Station Mayflower MRT Station Springleaf MRT Station “Ready To Open in Q3 This Year” In a READ MORE »
Train service towards Changi Airport MRT station remains available, despite the closure and restriction of Jewel Changi Airport and Terminals 1 & 3 to public access, due to the detection and increase in occurrence of COVID-19 cases. [Update – 11 Jun 2021] Safe and Progressive Reopening of Changi Airport PTBs and Jewel Jewel & Passenger READ MORE »
System Works for the Rapid Transit System Link (RTS Link) project between Singapore and Johor Bahru are progressing well. SMRT announced on Wednesday (May 12) that RTS Link operator, RTS Operations Pte Ltd (RTSO), recently awarded nine contracts, totalling around S$320 million. RTS Link To Be Completed by End-2026 The RTS Link has an estimated READ MORE »
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 »
The ‘May I have a seat, please?’ initiative began as a pilot programme by the Land Transport Authority (LTA) through the Caring SG Commuters national movement in October 2019, to alert commuters about fellow passengers with invisible medical conditions who may require a seat while on public transport. LTA Encouraged by Positive Feedback Starting from READ MORE »
Marking a key milestone for the Thomson-East Coast Line Stage 2 (TEL2), the Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced on Friday (Apr 30) the handing over of TEL2 stations and operations to rail operator SMRT. The TEL2 is slated to be opened in the third quarter later this year. Major Works for the TEL2 Stations Completed READ MORE »
SMRT announced on 15 Apr 2021 that works will be carried out for the removal of tracks leading to a decommissioned temporary maintenance facility. As such, a single platform operation will then be implemented for trains operating at Marina Bay station on the Circle Line (CCL). Maintenance Facility for the DTL, but on the CCL? READ MORE »