“Time to take stock” as transport network has expanded; schemes extended till year end.
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The first weekday morning operations were quiet, with many of the train carriages not crowded.
The MRT network achieved 354,000 train-km between delays in the first quarter of this year, a noteworthy achievement, although the performance of the different lines was uneven.
A stretch of the North-South Line (NSL) was hit by delays due to a signalling system fault yesterday (June 12) morning.
Better contingencies and communication will go a long way in helping commuters bear with these issues.
The North-East Line extension will open in 2023 – seven years ahead of its expected opening date of 2030.
SMRT says the checks are required to sort out “teething issues”.
Trains along four new stations at the East-West Line’s Tuas West Extension will begin plying from June 18.
LTA will be calling a tender to install an additional 10km of railway noise barriers at 20 new locations on the North-South and East-West Lines.
Opening of 16-station stretch will wrap up final phase of 42km Downtown Line.