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2 Oct 2019
News Releases
Modern railway systems are becoming increasingly complex. The use of sophisticated mechanical and electrical equipment that enable automated functions has reduced the reliance on manual operations (e.g. driving trains). To enable these automated control functions, electronic cards are critical components installed in trains and various sub-systems such as signalling, communications and smoke-detection systems. For more information, please refer to the attached factsheet.
19 Sep 2019
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. The train depot will have an Operation Control Centre (OCC), a Depot Control Centre (DCC), a stabling yard with capacity for 90 four-car trains, administration buildings, storage warehouses, workshops capable of servicing 11 trains concurrently and ancillary facilities for storage, cleaning, maintenance and overhaul to ensure smooth and safe operations of the TEL train fleet and associated railway systems. For more information, please refer to the attached factsheet.
22 Aug 2019
News Releases
During the event, SMS Janil had presented prizes to the top three winners of the Singapore Mobility Challenge, an industry-wide open innovation programme launched by LTA, SBS Transit and SMRT. Participants of the Challenge were invited to come up with innovative ideas on how to tackle challenges in rail and bus operations, maintenance and commuter services. For more information, please see the appended factsheet below.
5 Apr 2019
News Releases
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) is testing the use of mass security screening equipment such as the Human Security Radar to complement existing security measures at public transport nodes. The Human Security Radar was deployed for the first time during Exercise Station Guard carried out today at Jurong East MRT interchange. For more information, please refer to the attached factsheet.
3 Apr 2019
News Releases
As part of efforts to encourage commuters to be more thoughtful to fellow passengers, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) has rolled out a series of initiatives under this year’s Graciousness Campaign. In its 10th year, the campaign aims to foster a culture of graciousness on public transport. Senior Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Transport & Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth, Mr Baey Yam Keng officially launched the Graciousness Campaign 2019 at Dhoby Ghaut MRT station this afternoon. Please refer to the attached factsheet for more information.
7 Mar 2019
News Releases
In addition to ongoing works for 10 Silver Zones, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) will build another 10 Silver Zones, which are expected to be completed in 2020. Residential areas such as Ang Mo Kio, Potong Pasir, Tampines and Yishun will have enhanced and customised road safety features to remind motorists to slow down and keep a lookout for pedestrians, as well as remind elderly pedestrians to remain vigilant when crossing roads. For more information, please refer to the factsheet appended below.
1 Feb 2019
News Releases
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) and Canon Singapore have collaborated on a photo exhibition to showcase exciting construction works for the upcoming Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL). Titled ‘Show the Full Picture’, the photo exhibition will showcase photographs taken at five stations along the upcoming TEL. It will be displayed at Bugis MRT station from 1 to 27 February, and will roll out progressively to selected stations over the next few months. For more information, please refer to the attached factsheet.

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