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.
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 »
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 »
Construction for the Rapid Transit System (RTS) linking Singapore and Johor Bahru (Malaysia) officially began following a groundbreaking ceremony held at Woodlands North in Singapore on Jan 22. Present during the event was Transport Minister Mr. Ong Ye Kung. About the RTS The RTS is 4km long connecting Woodlands North (Singapore) and Bukit Chagar (Johor READ MORE »
Early Closure and Late Opening arrangements for the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) will be extended till 30 April 2021 for additional testing hours for the system integration with Stage 2 of the line. Additionally, the second stage of the Thomson East Coast-Line (TEL2) was originally scheduled to open by the end of 2020. However, due 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.