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15 Nov 2017
News Releases
This morning at about 8.18am, a train heading in the direction of Tuas Link Station stopped at Joo Koon Station to detrain passengers due to an anomaly in the train signalling system. At 8.19am, a second train stopped 10.7 metres behind the first stationary train. This is in accordance with the safety protocol of the signalling system protection that ensures safe stopping distance between two trains. At 8.20am, after detrainment, the first train’s doors closed and before this train could move off, the second train, activated by the signalling system, moved towards the first train and hit it. Thales, LTA and SMRT are investigating the incident. For more information, please refer to the attached joint statement.
23 Oct 2015
News Releases
Commuters on the North-South and East-West train lines, look out for The Purple Parade-themed train coming your way starting today! As part of The Purple Parade – a ground-up movement to support inclusion and celebrate the abilities of people with special needs – the Land Transport Authority (LTA), in collaboration with Central Singapore Community Development Council (CS CDC) and SMRT, has decked out an entire six-car train with The Purple Parade theme to create awareness for this cause. For more information, please refer to the attached News Release.
22 Sep 2015
News Releases
The Land Transport Authority has awarded a contract worth approximately S$136.8 million to Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd/CSR Qingdao Sifang Co. Ltd/Kawasaki Heavy Industries (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. Consortium for the purchase of 12 six–car trains for the North-South and East-West Lines (NSEWL). For more information, please refer to the attached news release.
23 Jul 2014
News Releases
The first of 24 new Circle Line and 18 new North East Line trains have arrived in Singapore. The remaining trains will arrive progressively over the next few months. All new trains will undergo extensive and rigorous testing at depots before they are progressively put into service from around the middle of 2015. For more information, pls see the attached news release.

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