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28 Feb 2018
News Releases
As part of ongoing efforts to revitalise our existing rail lines, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) has been renewing our existing trains and injecting new trains into the MRT network. This will help to improve rail reliability and provide additional capacity to meet growing commuter demand, especially on our oldest North-South and East-West Lines (NSEWL). For more information, please refer to the attached release.
7 Jun 2017
News Releases
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) is pleased to announce the alignment and station location for the 1.6km long North East Line Extension (NELe), which is expected to open by 2023. Originally planned for 2030, LTA has brought forward the completion date of NELe to support developments in Punggol North. This includes new residential estates at Northshore District and Punggol Point District. For more information, please refer to attached release.
24 May 2017
News Releases
The Rail Report provides an update on rail improvement initiatives. In the release, we have included the rail reliability figures for 1Q2017, which shows a significant improvement in the rail reliability across all lines. The release also includes updates on the trial of the new signalling system on North-South Line and other rail improvement projects. For more information, please refer to the attached release.
18 Dec 2014
News Releases
The MRT network is the backbone of our public transport system. To better serve commuters and meet the expected increase in public transport ridership over the next two decades, we have been enhancing the existing infrastructure and adding new trains and new lines. For more information, please refer to the attached release.
23 Aug 2013
News Releases
LTA has awarded the contract for the construction of Woodlands South station to Woh Hup (Private) Limited for a contract sum of approximately $144 million. For details, please refer to the attached release.
9 Jan 2008
Media Replies
We refer to the letter "Why MRT sign not in Malay?" by Mr S Kulaveerasingham (ST, 31 Dec 2007). Commuters who are travelling by the MRT can find multi-lingual station names signs at all important areas, such as the station entrances, fare charts, system maps at the concourse and platforms, single-route maps at the platforms and along the platforms.

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