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17 Jul 2019
News Releases
The Land Transport Authority, SBS Transit and SMRT Trains will carry out Exercise Station Guard on 2 August 2019, between 10.00am and 4.00pm at HarbourFront MRT station (North East Line and Circle Line). During the Exercise, all MRT commuters entering the station will be directed towards the fare gates near Exits A, B, C and D to undergo security screening. This is the second exercise of this series this year. Please refer to the attached news release for more information.
22 May 2019
News Releases
The Land Transport Authority conducted a joint ground deployment exercise with rail operators SBS Transit (SBST) and SMRT at Dhoby Ghaut MRT station this afternoon. Codenamed ‘Exercise Greyhound 2019’, it is part of a series of regular exercises to ensure that SBST and SMRT maintain a high level of operational readiness in managing rail incidents. This is the sixth edition of Exercise Greyhound since its inauguration in 2012. Please refer to the attached news release for information and photos of the Exercise.
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.
22 Mar 2019
News Releases
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) and SMRT will carry out Exercise Station Guard, an emergency preparedness exercise on Friday, 5 April 2019, 10.00am to 4.00pm at Jurong East MRT station (North-South and East-West Lines). Please see the attached news release for more information.
17 Jul 2018
News Releases
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) and SMRT will carry out an emergency preparedness exercise on Sunday, 29 July 2018 at the Circle Line’s Holland Village MRT Station from 12.30pm to 6pm. The exercise aims to validate SMRT’s security measures, contingency plans and operational readiness at public transport nodes during heightened security situations. It also serves to raise public awareness of the security threats which Singapore faces, and familiarise commuters with how they should respond should such emergency situations occur in our public transport network. For more information, please refer to the attached joint news release.
26 Jan 2018
News Releases
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) and SBS Transit will be carrying out an emergency preparedness ground deployment exercise on Sunday, 4 February 2018 at the Downtown Line Newton MRT station from 10am to 6pm. During the exercise, commuters entering the station will be directed to the faregates near Exit A where they will undergo security screening. For more information, please refer to the attached joint news release.
14 Mar 2017
News Releases
This afternoon, the LTA carried out an exercise with SBST to validate the procedures in managing a prolonged train service disruption. About 380 personnel participated in the exercise. Train service continued as per normal and commuters were not affected by the exercise. For more information, please refer to the attached joint news release.

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