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31 May 2017
News Releases
The Downtown Line 3 (DTL3) will open on 21 October 2017, making it the longest underground and driverless MRT line in Singapore, surpassing the 35.7km Circle Line (CCL). The completed DTL which will be 42km long will facilitate direct travel from the north-western and eastern areas of the island to the Central Business District (CBD) and Marina Bay areas, providing greater connectivity to residential, industrial and lifestyle enclaves. For more information, please refer to attached factsheet.
9 May 2017
News Releases
As part of efforts to provide pedestrian-friendly features, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) will test the use of Light Emitting Diode (LED) light strips at signalised pedestrian crossings in a six-month trial. For more information, please refer to attached factsheet.
12 Apr 2017
News Releases
From 16 April 2017, the trial of the new signalling system for the North-South Line (NSL) will be extended to a full day on Sundays. This follows the successful weekday trials during the last hour of passenger service since 28 March 2017. The all-day trial on Sundays is expected to last two months. For more information, please refer to attached factsheet.
23 Mar 2017
News Releases
Knackstop – a collection of creative and practical keepsakes inspired by the Singapore public transport system – turns one this month! Evoking playfulness and quirkiness yet relatable by all, “Knackstop” is a wordplay of ‘next stop’ and ‘knick knacks’. For more information on the initiatives, please refer to the attached factsheet.
8 Mar 2017
News Releases
As announced by Second Minister for Transport, Mr Ng Chee Meng in his speech at the Committee of Supply Debate in Parliament earlier, LTA will adopt a more proactive and predictive approach to maintenance, away from the current preventive model. For more details on the technologies LTA is leveraging to enhance rail reliability, please refer to the attached factsheet.
8 Mar 2017
News Releases
As mentioned by Second Minister for Transport, Mr Ng Chee Meng in his speech at the Committee of Supply Debate in Parliament earlier, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) has implemented various initiatives in recent years to build a smarter and greener transport system. For more information on the initiatives, please refer to the attached factsheet.
23 Feb 2017
News Releases
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) launched the Singapore Rail Academy (SGRA) on 23 February 2017 at the Singapore Institute of Technology. The SGRA is a major milestone in LTA’s continued investments to skill, up-skill, and re-skill our railway workforce. LTA has also signed two Memorandums of Understanding to facilitate SGRA’s work, and also opened two teaching laboratories with the Singapore Institute of Technology. For more information please refer to attached factsheet.