Woodlands residents had survived 3 days of no SMRT train service between Woodlands and Yishun. This 72 hours of downtime is worth while as engineering time is require for the Canberra station integration works and cross over track. No much queue at Admiralty station on holiday as they are shuttle bus and normal trunk services running along this route to
There are five stations closure between Admiralty and Yio Chu Kang from 18 to 20 May 2019. This is for the upgrading and integration works for the new Canberra station. You need to plan your travel plan wisely so that you can reduce your inconvenience to the minimum.
In recent months, you would have notice an increase in an occurrence of the burning smell on the NS and EW platform. This is alleviated at elevated stations as it is an open ventilated station. There must be a change of parts associated with the braking mechanism recently which had caused this. The smell did not occur at the platform
From Sept 1, 11 stations had been selected to go cashless. Admiralty MRT is one of them and I will need to made some adjustment. Currently I and my wife is already going cashless. But what about my children? They do not have atm or debit card. Thus, it will inconvenience me as I have to do the top up
This is the first major breakdown that affect both directions on the North South Line. Free bus boarding services were available for those buses that ply past the MRT Stations. It start with the notification and LTA also got the time wrong. Notice the timing difference with the posting and the actual content. The notification always are later than the
Singapore had limited land and where can we store our trains? Everything goes underground and it is a big city beneath the ground where we stand. Check out the facts of the Kim Chuan Depot which we will not be able to view it. Photos are cresit from SMRT Facebook.
There was a track fault earlier in the morning at Choa Chu Kang according to the PA announcement at Admiralty Station. This had caused the frequency of trains to increase to 5 minutes. I still managed to get on the train at Admiralty. But then you will feel like a sardine after it leave Sembawang station. The south bound platform
It was unfortunate that 2 SMRT maintenance staff lives were lost during their course of works. They were part of a team trying to rectify the signal issue on the track. They were knock down by the oncoming train. Credits from Mediacorp, Channel 8 The standard operating procedure (SOP) maybe correct for the staffs. But the risk assessment may have
LTA had commercialise the train network in Singapore. It is run by SMRT and SBS Transit. With the advancement of technology, an app for smart phone is still not visualize yet. They have leave this job to our government agency, LTA. LTA had developed its own app but this does not address the needs of the commuters of Singapore at