Google has been gathering insights from the location data of smartphones to give a better understanding of movement trends during the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to the report released last Thursday (Oct 7), there is a decrease in the number of people taking public transport and an increase in the number of people staying at home.
Are you aware of the many different examples of which technology is used on the train network?
The usage of technology is all around us now, from the moment you enter the train station and board the train, to the moment you alight and then exit the station.
Here are six interesting examples of technology usage on the train network, including obscure ones where you might not have noticed during your daily travel!
In conjunction with the Thomson-East Coast Line 2 (TEL2) opening, Mediacorp’s 8world News invited a trainspotter from SGTrains for a short interview!
Did you know that you can now check if your TraceTogether Token is working at checking pods located at various MRT station? The Smart Nation and Digital Government Office (SNDGO) introduced self-service token checking pods to allow commuters to check if their TraceTogether Token is working. The pods consists of a SafeEntry Gateway. If your READ MORE »
Singapore’s rainy seasons usually feature ‘short-duration moderate to heavy thundery showers with frequent lightning’ which occur in the late morning to early afternoon on most days.
Let’s brave the prevailing monsoon conditions with these 3 useful tips when taking the train during rainy seasons!
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 31 December 2020 for additional testing hours for the system integration with Stage 2 of the line. The shorter operating hours were initially till 30 August, and then extended to 1 November. The second stage of the TEL was READ MORE »
Early Closure and Late Opening arrangement on the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) will be extended till 1 November 2020 for system integration test with Stage 2 of the line. The shorter operating hours were initially till 30 August. Meanwhile, take a sneak peek on how stations along TEL2 is taking shape in the article below. READ MORE »
There will be extended engineering hours on the Sengkang–Punggol LRT from 26 July to 6 September 2020 with changes to service on selected days. Sengkang LRT Punggol LRT Why is the extended engineering hours needed? In a Facebook post by LTA, works such as maintenance and reinforcement works for infrastructure parts and hacking works alongside READ MORE »
Update: Shorter operating hours has been extended till November 2020. More details here. Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) will have its operating hours reduced from 20 July to 30 August 2020 to facilitate systems integration and train testing prior to the opening of Stage 2 at the end of the year. Train service on the TEL READ MORE »