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Transport

2nd train delay on Friday – Evening disruption along the CCL

Another train disruption happened for the second time on Friday (15 March), this time in the evening along the Circle Line (CCL) – following this morning delays along the East West Line (EWL). The commuters and Admin of TATA SMRT Facebook posted questions and information on the train delays: Yongjian Koh wrote at 7:28pm: “Circle line (towards Dobhy Ghaut) is …

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Massive crowds of commuters along the EWL due to track fault on Friday morning

Another train delay occurred this Friday morning (15 March), again along the East West Line (EWL), this time caused by a track fault at Clementi. Without any prior information (on Tweeter or Facebook posts), transport operator SMRT tweeted an ‘update’ at 5:59am that there was no train service between Jurong East and Queenstown due to a track fault at Clementi: …

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ICA advises commuters to plan journey during March school holidays

Travellers should expect heavy traffic flow through the land checkpoints at Woodlands and Tuas from Friday (15 March) to Sunday (24 March) as the March school holiday approaches and are asked to expect delays and advised to adjust their travel plans where necessary. Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) noted in a press release on Wednesday (13 March) that traffic is …

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Train service delay near Monday evening along the EWL

On Monday late afternoon (11 March) train commuters experienced more than two hours delay along the East West Line. The delay was caused by Platform Screen Door (PSD) fault at the Lakeside Station for the East Bound trains. SMRT announced an official information about the delay on its Tweeter platform about an hour later after the delay occurred, while passengers …

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Baey Yam Keng: Designated priority cabins for vulnerable commuters

The Government will pilot designated priority cabins for vulnerable commuters, which are meant for seniors, persons with disabilities and families with your children, on one of the rail lines, the Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Transport Baey Yam Keng announced during his Committee of Supply speech on Thursday (Mar 7). The minister said that other commuters are encouraged to give way …

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Train disruption along DTL on Wednesday morning

The Downtown Line (DTL) train service was disrupted this morning (6 March) due to signaling fault, according to a later statement tweeted by SBS Transit. The train delay occurred since about 8am until after 9am. Information about the delay were posted on the TATA SMRT Facebook platform by commuters: Simon Soh wrote at 8:09am: “DTL DOWN Bt Panjang Stn No …

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Train delay along NSL on Tuesday morning – EWL affected

After three weeks went by without train disruptions since 29 Jan, this morning (19 Feb) commuters along the North South Line (NSL) have to experience delays due to train fault at Sembawang Station. Apparently  this also affected the trains along East West Line (EWL) toward the West. No official information was given by SMRT on its social media platform, some …

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SPF: Foreign vehicles with a number of outstanding fines, may be denied entry to Singapore

Starting from 1 April 2019, foreign vehicles with a number of outstanding fines for traffic, parking or vehicular emissions offences may be denied entry into Singapore. This move, according to the Singapore Police Force (SPF), aims to strengthen enforcement of such offences. About 60,000 foreign vehicles enter Singapore daily. While the majority of foreign motorists are law abiding, SPF noted that …

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LTA: Cross Island Line expected to commence in 2020 and be completed by 2029

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced the alignment and station locations for Phase 1 of the Cross Island Line (CRL), which is the eighth MRT line and the longest fully underground line. The authority stated that when fully completed, it will serve existing and future developments in the eastern, western, and north-eastern corridors, linking major hubs such as Jurong Lake District, …

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