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Suggestions for the Jurong Region Line J151 Train

Suggestions for the Jurong Region Line J151 Train

Hyundai Rotem Company (HRC) has commissioned a full-scale mock-up of the J151 train with different interior fittings for the Land Transport Authority (LTA).

The mock-up is located at LTA’s Hampshire Road Office, open for viewing for invited guests. LTA has produced surveys for the public to indicate their preferred design options.

The SGTrains team has visited the mock-up and here are our opinions.

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How did a safe MRT system indirectly cause delays?

How did a safe MRT system indirectly cause delays?

Last Friday (Mar 19), Southbound trains towards Marina South Pier on the North-South Line (NSL) were delayed during the morning peak hours due to a fault with the platform screen doors at Bishan station. But how does ensuring safety for commuters indirectly cause inconvenience then? Safety Systems on MRT trains Our MRT trains are equipped READ MORE »

New Wayfinding System: One Year On

New Wayfinding System: One Year On

It has been a year since the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) Stage 1 opened, and with the new line came a new wayfinding system. The new wayfinding system was developed after a three-year review and was designed with the intent of a gentler learning curve, so that everyone can quickly pick up the new signs READ MORE »

Bombardier C951 Train Upgrade

Bombardier C951 Train Upgrade

Bombardier Transportation (BT), the original manufacturer of the Downtown Line (DTL) rolling stock, has recently won a contract from Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) to revitalise critical systems on the Bombardier C951 trains. History of the Bombardier C951 Train First delivered in 2012, the trains are quickly becoming antiquated as compared to recent rolling stock READ MORE »

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Fate of the Kawasaki-Nippon Sharyo C751B?

Fate of the Kawasaki-Nippon Sharyo C751B?

With the unexpected decommissioning of the 2nd-generation Siemens C651 (SIE) train, one would wonder what will be the fate of the 3rd-generation Kawasaki-Nippon Sharyo C751B (KNS) train. The End of the Siemens C651 Background of the KNS C751B train Introduced in 2000, these C751B trains should be slated for refurbishment similar to their North East READ MORE »