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13 Jul 2018
News Releases
The Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL)’s Orchard Station will serve as an interchange station between the TEL and the North-South Line (NSL). When completed in 2021, commuters will be able to transfer seamlessly between the TEL and NSL via an underpass across Orchard Boulevard. For more information, please refer to the attached factsheet.
4 Jul 2018
News Releases
Situated along Seletar Expressway bounded by Mandai Road, the 32-hectare Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) Mandai Depot is an integrated rail and bus depot. For more information, please refer to the attached factsheet.
4 Jul 2018
News Releases
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) is pleased to unveil the first Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) train today. The train arrived at Mandai Depot on 25 May 2018. Since then, the carriages have been coupled up in Mandai Depot and LTA has started the process of train testing. For more information, please refer to the attached factsheet.
25 Jun 2018
News Releases
As part of works to construct railway tunnels at the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) Marina Bay Station, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) has successfully carried out a ground-freezing process to create ice-walls to stabilise the ground. This is the first time such a technology is being used by LTA to improve ground conditions before railway tunnel excavation works begin. For more information, please refer to the attached factsheet.
8 Jun 2018
News Releases
Commuters taking public transport to the Geylang Serai Bazaar to celebrate the upcoming Hari Raya Aidilfitri will enjoy Hari Raya-themed trains, stations as well as buses featuring Malay art and cultural icons such as flowers, crescents and ketupat motifs, from today (8 June 2018) until 7 July 2018. For more information, please refer to the attached factsheet.
14 May 2018
News Releases
To improve passenger distribution and allow for smoother boarding, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) will pilot a new Passenger Load Information System (PLIS) along the Downtown Line (DTL) starting today. The PLIS will be rolled out in stages at all DTL stations, starting from the stretch between Chinatown and Bugis MRT stations. As each Downtown Line train approaches the station, the PLIS will display the loading level in each of the train’s three cars through intuitive colour-coded icons (Green, Amber and Red) displayed on LCD screens at the station platform.
9 May 2018
News Releases
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) is on track to complete the new Canberra MRT Station by December 2019. The station is located between Sembawang and Yishun MRT Stations on the existing North-South Line (NSL). LTA has to overcome construction challenges of building the MRT station over an operational MRT line, by implementing appropriate measures to ensure the safety of the NSL’s existing structures while minimising disruptions to train services. For more information, please refer to the attached factsheet.