Press Room

15 Sep 2017
News Releases
LTA has awarded SMRT Trains the contract to operate the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) for an initial nine-year period. SMRT Trains received a higher quality score and its proposal featured a commitment to invest heavily in predictive and reliability-centred maintenance to enhance reliability. SMRT Trains’ proposal also included a strong staff development plan, including customer-oriented training, and tailored community engagement initiatives. For more information, please refer to the attached news release.
11 Mar 2015
News Releases
The Minister for Transport announced rail improvement plans during the 2015 Committee of Supply debate. For more information, please refer to the attached factsheet.
21 Apr 2014
News Releases
Set to continue the expansion of Singapore’s rail network, LTA has awarded civil as well as electrical and mechanical contracts for the Thomson and Eastern Region Lines with a total value of nearly S$1.15 billion. Please refer to the attached release for more details.
11 Mar 2014
News Releases
At COS, Minister (MOT) Lui Tuck Yew spoke about improvements to the rail network. For more information, please refer to the attached factsheets.
11 Sep 2013
News Releases
The Government will be conducting an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the portion of the Cross Island Line (CRL) around the Central Catchment Nature Reserve (CCNR), to ascertain how various alignments could affect the CCNR. For details, please refer to the attached release.
17 Jan 2013
News Releases
The Government has announced ambitious plans to expand the rail network by 2030, doubling it from the current 178 km to about 360 km. The improvements in rail infrastructure will support Singapore’s long-term development and ensure that the rail network will have more than the capacity needed to meet the expected increase in public transport ridership in the next two decades. For more details, please refer to the attached news release and annex.
25 Oct 2012
Media Replies
We refer to Mr Chan Teck Guan’s letter “Use different colours for MRT lines” (ST interactive, 17 Oct). We have opted to show each MRT line’s colour extensively on all station signage including directional signs, system maps, single-route maps at the platforms, and above the platform screen doors to help commuters find their way.

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