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7 Jan 2019
News Releases
The Land Transport Authority will add a new station to the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) within walking distance of the upcoming Founders’ Memorial in the Marina Bay area. The Founders’ Memorial station, located between Tanjong Rhu and Gardens by the Bay stations along the TEL, will improve accessibility for visitors to the Bay East Garden, where the memorial will be located. The station will also serve upcoming residential and recreational developments in the area. For more information on Founders’ Memorial station, please refer to the attached release.
7 Jan 2019
News Releases
LTA showcased its innovative methods used to construct Katong Park station and safely overcome challenges such as space constraints and soft ground conditions. These have helped to ensure the timely construction of the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL). For more information on the innovative method used to construct Katong Park station, please refer to the attached factsheet.
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
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.
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.
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.
23 Feb 2018
News Releases
Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Minister for Transport Mr Khaw Boon Wan posted the following on Facebook today. The East Coast Integrated Depot, to be built together with the Thomson–East Coast Line (TEL) by 2024, is a first in the world to integrate three train depots and one bus depot within a single site. For more information about the depot, please refer to the Factsheet attached.

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