With a vertical rise of 17.5m, it will be one of the longest escalators in the rail network, second only to the 17.56m escalators at Promenade MRT station on the Downtown Line.
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According to a survey by public transport app and mapping provider Moovit, more than half of commuters here were affected by at least one disruption in the past month.
The ride-hailing industry is booming in Singapore, with Uber and Grab making up half the market for point-to-point transport options.
It damaged parts of a screen door at Botanic Gardens station, causing May 3 delay.
A well-designed railway network should not make for only a robust system, but also for one that is easy to fix when things fail.
Taxis, however, record fall in ridership, likely because of popularity of private-hire options.
Train services on the Downtown Line (DTL) were delayed on Wednesday (May 3) morning due to a signalling fault believed to be caused by a faulty platform door at Botanic Gardens.
The buses will be housed at the new Ulu Pandan bus depot in Boon Lay.
Downtown Line train services will start later on Sundays from May to August, to facilitate testing of the new DTL3 extension.
The extension comprises four aboveground stations beyond Joo Koon station – Gul Circle, Tuas Crescent, Tuas West Road and Tuas Link.