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Hands-free MRT gates to be tested at some stations    |    Powered By: The Straits Times

13 Oct 2017

Hands-free MRT gates to be tested at some stations

A hands-free payment system will be tested at selected MRT stations next year, which will allow commuters to breeze through fare gates.

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SMRT replaces maintenance director after flooding incident on North-South Line    |    Powered By: The Straits Times

12 Oct 2017

SMRT replaces maintenance director after flooding incident on North-South Line

In response to last Saturday's tunnel flooding, SMRT has announced that it has replaced a senior executive in charge of maintenance and systems.

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Pumps at all MRT tunnels checked after rail disruption    |    Powered By: The Straits Times

10 Oct 2017

Pumps at all MRT tunnels checked after rail disruption

Following the disruption on Saturday caused by a water pumping system malfunction, pumps at all MRT tunnels have been checked and necessary repairs made.

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Water pumping system malfunction at Bishan MRT station caused tunnel to flood    |    Powered By: The Straits Times

09 Oct 2017

Water pumping system malfunction at Bishan MRT station caused tunnel to flood

A malfunction in the water pumping system at Bishan MRT station caused rainwater to collect in the MRT tunnel, resulting in weekend train service disruption.

Local News | 1,387 views | MRT News

Bus speeds up with drive to improve journeys    |    Powered By: The Straits Times

07 Oct 2017

Bus speeds up with drive to improve journeys

Measures such as the extension of bus lane hours and steps to raise awareness among drivers to avoid bus lanes have improved the average bus speed.

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Bukit Panjang LRT revamp will tackle design issues    |    Powered By: The Straits Times

03 Oct 2017

Bukit Panjang LRT revamp will tackle design issues

Tender for the problematic Bukit Panjang LRT (BPLRT) will be called soon to overhaul and tackle the flawed design behind its reliability woes.

Local News | 1,539 views | MRT News

A sneak peek at Downtown Line 3's stations    |    Powered By: The Straits Times

25 Sep 2017

A sneak peek at Downtown Line 3's stations

Ahead of the Downtown Line 3's opening on 21st October, The Straits Times takes a sneak peek at some of its unopened stations.

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SMRT must grow in-house rail engineering expertise    |    Powered By: The Straits Times

23 Sep 2017

SMRT must grow in-house rail engineering expertise

Representatives of SMRT's technical advisory panel said that more rail engineering talent is needed, following a two-day meeting that ended yesterday.

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'Netflix of transport' may debut here    |    Powered By: The Straits Times

19 Sep 2017

'Netflix of transport' may debut here

An app created by Finnish firm MaaS Global, dubbed the 'Netflix of transport', may debut in Singapore late this year or early next year.

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New bus terminal in Tuas to open on 7th October    |    Powered By: The Straits Times

16 Sep 2017

New bus terminal in Tuas to open on 7th October

The new Tuas Bus Terminal in Tuas West Drive will open on 7th October while the existing one will cease operations on the same day.

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SMRT clinches Thomson-East Coast Line contract for $1.7 billion    |    Powered By: The Straits Times

15 Sep 2017

SMRT clinches Thomson-East Coast Line contract for $1.7 billion

Rail operator SMRT has clinched the operating contract for the upcoming Thomson-East Coast Line with a bid that is 30 percent lower than rival SBS Transit's.

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Rail reliability to be vastly improved by 2019: Khaw    |    Powered By: The Straits Times

13 Sep 2017

Rail reliability to be vastly improved by 2019: Khaw

Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan said in a speech yesterday that commuters can expect 'vast improvements' in rail reliability by 2019.

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China firm's One Belt, One Road, one Singapore bus bid    |    Powered By: The Straits Times

13 Sep 2017

China firm's One Belt, One Road, one Singapore bus bid

State-owned Shenzhen Bus Group has placed a bid for Singapore's fourth bus contract, as part of China's One Belt, One Road inititiative.

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Bukit Panjang LRT built as an 'afterthought' and because of political pressure    |    Powered By: The Straits Times

13 Sep 2017

Bukit Panjang LRT built as an 'afterthought' and because of political pressure

Speaking at an event yesterday, Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan said that the Bukit Panjang LRT was built as an 'afterthought' to a built-up town.

Local News | 1,609 views | MRT News

Overhaul of North-South and East-West Lines to be completed by 2024    |    Powered By: The Straits Times

12 Sep 2017

Overhaul of North-South and East-West Lines to be completed by 2024

Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan has announced that the ongoing overhaul of the North-South and East-West Lines will be completed by 2024.

Local News | 1,543 views | MRT News