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Bukit Panjang stretch of DTL costs $60m in subsidies a year
09 Aug 2020
About $60 million a year in public funds goes towards subsidising operations for a stretch of the MRT Downtown Line connecting Bukit Panjang to the city.
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Construction of Thomson-East Coast MRT Line slowed due to pandemic
31 Jul 2020
Works for Stage 2 of the TEL are progressing at a slower pace due to constraints on worker availability amid the pandemic.
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Four contracts worth a total of $682.5 million awarded for JRL
18 Jul 2020
Four contracts worth a total of $682.5 million for the Jurong Region Line have been awarded by the Land Transport Authority.
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Shorter operating hours for Thomson-East Coast line
16 Jul 2020
Operating hours of train services on the Thomson-East Coast Line will be shortened from 20 July to 30 August in preparation for the next stage of its opening.
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MRT reliability hits new high at mid-year
06 Jul 2020
The MRT network has clocked 1.6 million train-km between delays for the period ended June 2020, up from 1.4 million in the first quarter.
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MRT network expansion plans to be delayed
22 Jun 2020
Initial plans to expand Singapore's rail network by more than 50% will now be delayed as a result of the impact of COVID-19.
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14 public transport staff infected with COVID-19
19 Jun 2020
The Ministry of Health has announced that 14 public bus or train staff members have caught COVID-19, but none has been found to have infected commuters.
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Public transport ridership doubles as circuit breaker measures eased
07 Jun 2020
According to the LTA, public transport ridership has doubled as circuit breaker measures were eased on 2 June 2020.
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Trains and buses to run at pre-circuit breaker frequencies
01 Jun 2020
Commuters can expect regular train and bus service frequencies starting from 2 June 2020 as circuit breaker measures are lifted.
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Khaw: Job opportunities still available in rail sector
29 May 2020
Job opportunities are still plentiful for engineering students as Singapore continues work on rail sector projects despite the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak.
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Social distancing measures to remain in force on trains and buses
20 May 2020
Commuters will have to wear masks and refrain from talking on the phone or to one another on public transport to avoid spreading droplets.
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Refunds announced for unused concession passes
18 May 2020
TransitLink will refund concession cardholders the unused value of their monthly concession passes till the end of the circuit breaker period.
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Rail reliability continued to improve over the last three months
15 May 2020
The reliability of the train network continued to improve in the last three months, with train-kilometres between breakdowns now above the 1.4 million mark.
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Servicing contract to raise reliability of the Circle Line
06 May 2020
A 16-year servicing contract between train operator SMRT and French rail multinational firm Alstom is set to raise the reliability of the Circle Line.
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Ridership on trains down 80% since start of outbreak
05 May 2020
The current drop is four times larger than that which hit during the SARS crisis, which saw demand fall by only 20%.
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