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Rats, Food and MRT Stations

By Tan Cheng Bock I have written on this subject before but recent rat colonies found near Bukit Batok MRT Station prompted me to revisit this issue.The photo below of rats caught by pest control unit so close to Bukit Batok MRT station is a warning sign of more things to come if we do not take measures to control …

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Resleepering works disrupt MRT service again along North-south line

This morning (3 July 2014), SMRT announced a disruption in train service due to damage to signalling equipment due to resleeping work on the North-South Line.  (source) We have imposed speed restrictions along the train tracks between Woodlands and Admiralty MRT stations. This is due to damage to trackside signalling equipment caused by a Road Rail Vehicle during resleepering work …

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Finalised station names for Thomson MRT Line released

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has just announced the final names for the Thomson Line (TSL) stations which have been approved by the Street and Building Names Board (SBNB). The names were put to a public poll in May 2013 and attracted more than 4,000 responses. All the final station names reflect the choice of the majority who took part in the name …

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Made to pay MRT fare for baby stroller

According to SMRT regulations, children below 90cm in height do not need to pay to ride the MRT. My baby is only 70cm. Does this mean I have to pay the MRT fare for my stroller? Ang Siow Hui, ST Forum

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