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25 Aug 2014
News Releases
Commuters heading towards Changi Airport can look forward to faster travel from 2024. A new platform will be added to the Tanah Merah station, allowing commuters travelling towards Expo and Changi Airport to enjoy shorter waiting times and a more comfortable journey. For more information, please see the attached release and factsheet.
15 Aug 2014
News Releases
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) is pleased to announce the rail alignment and station locations for the Eastern Region Line, which will run with the Thomson Line as a single line. When completed, this will be Singapore’s sixth rail line, to be known as the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL). Pls see the attached news release for more information.
25 Jul 2014
News Releases
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded the last three of 25 major civil contracts for Thomson Line’s Orchard, Marina South and Gardens by the Bay stations and tunnels at a total value of around S$1.32 billion. Construction works for Thomson Line are currently in full swing and the line is on track to open in phases between 2019 and 2021. For more information, please see the news release attached.
27 Jun 2014
News Releases
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) is pleased to announce the final names for the Thomson Line (TSL) stations, approved by the Street and Building Names Board (SBNB). Please refer to the attached release for more details.
27 Jun 2014
News Releases
The groundbreaking ceremony marks the start of construction of the Thomson Line (TSL), a new rail line that will connect the northern part of Singapore to the Central Business District (CBD) and Marina Bay area, and add capacity to the north-south corridor. Please refer to the attached release for more details.
28 May 2014
News Releases
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded a contract worth approximately S$749 million to Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd/CSR Qingdao Sifang Co. Ltd/Kawasaki Heavy Industries (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. Consortium for the purchase of 91 new four–car trains for the Thomson and Eastern Region Lines. Please refer to the attached release for more details.
27 May 2014
News Releases
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded four civil contracts of around S$1.13 billion for the construction of Thomson Line’s Orchard Boulevard, Great World, Outram Park and Shenton Way stations and associated tunnels. Please refer to the attached release for more details.