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Groundbreaking for Singapore-Johor Bahru RTS Link

Groundbreaking for Singapore-Johor Bahru RTS Link

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 »

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Retirement of 1st Generation Trains

Retirement of 1st Generation Trains

In a Facebook post yesterday (22 June), Transport Minister Mr Khaw Boon Wan officiated the start of the decommissioning of the first-generation Kawasaki Heavy Industries C151 (KHI) trains which ply the North-South and East-West Lines (NSEWL). A Full Meaningful LifeJust now, I switched off the lights of one 33-year old Kawasaki train at Bishan Depot. READ MORE »

Removal of Safe Distancing stickers on trains

Removal of Safe Distancing stickers on trains

Safe Distancing stickers will be removed on trains as Singapore exits Circuit Breaker. As more people will be travelling, safe distancing will be challenging. In a Facebook post on 1 June, Transport Minister Mr Khaw Boon Wan urged Singaporeans to work from home, stagger time and avoid traditional peak hours. Wearing of mask will still READ MORE »

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Post Circuit Breaker (Phase 1) on Public Transport

Post Circuit Breaker (Phase 1) on Public Transport

In a Facebook post earlier this evening (19 May 2020), Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan noted that public transport ridership will increase in tandem with the reopening of workplaces and schools from 2 June 2020. Despite the increase in capacity, adhering to safe distancing would “be difficult” when trains are crowded. To help mitigate the READ MORE »