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  • Singapore refurbished escalator (Photo: SMRT)
    Metro Report International

    Metro escalator refurbishment matches speed to the time of day

    2022-08-05T05:00:00Z

    SINGAPORE: Otis has completed a six-year project to refurbish 231 escalators at 42 stations on the North-South and East-West metro lines, installing additional safety features, improving efficiency and enabling operation at different speeds depending on the time of day. The escalators are programmed to move at ...

  • Thales SMRT
    Metro Report International

    Data analytics collaboration aims to improve metro reliability

    2022-04-07T05:00:00Z

    SINGAPORE: Metro operator SMRT Trains and Thales are to collaborate in the use of data analytics, artificial intelligence and other digital technologies to support maintenance and operations on the North-South and East-West lines. Thales said efficiently mining data from control, supervision and communication systems would enable ...

  • Sengkang-Punggol Light Rapid Transit vehicles
    Metro Report International

    Peoplemover expansion contracts awarded

    2022-02-17T12:11:00Z

    SINGAPORE: Land Transport Authority has awarded contracts for the supply of vehicles and depot expansion works to support an increase in capacity on the Sengkang-Punggol Light Rapid Transit. The rubber-tyred peoplemover links metro stations on the North East Line with growing residential areas. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries ...

  • Singapore Downtown Line (3)
    Metro Report International

    Downtown Line to switch to risk-sharing contract

    2021-11-18T05:00:00Z

    SINGAPORE: Land Transport Authority and operator SBS Transit have reached agreement for the Downtown Line to transition to the second version of LTA’s New Rail Financing Framework from January 1 2022. In 2011 DTL became the first line to use the original NRFF, whereby the operator ...

  • Singapore metro depot
    Metro Report International

    Singapore communications modernisation contract awarded

    2021-09-03T08:43:00Z

    SINGAPORE: A consortium of ST Engineering and Siemens Mobility has been awarded a S$180m contract to renew communications systems on the North-South and East-West metro lines and the Bukit Panjang LRT by 2029. This covers 75 locations including stations, substations, depots and control centres, and will ...

  • Singapore TEL2 Springleaf station
    Metro Report International

    Thomson-East Coast Line Stage 2 inaugurated

    2021-08-27T13:35:00Z

    SINGAPORE: An official inauguration ceremony for the 12 km Thomson-East Coast Line Stage 2 was held on August 27, ahead of the start of passenger services the following day. The TEL is intended to enhance connectivity between the northern, central and eastern parts of Singapore, and ...

  • int Singapore Malaysia RTS viaduct impression
    Metro Report International

    Cross-border CBTC contract awarded

    2021-08-20T05:00:00Z

    ASIA: Siemens Mobility has been formally awarded the contract to design, install and commission what it says will be the first communications-based train control deployment on a cross-border line. The contract covers the provision of Trainguard MT CBTC to support GoA4 unattended automatic operation on the ...

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    Metro Report International

    Track Access Management System goes to market

    2021-08-17T13:42:00Z

    SINGAPORE: PCCW Solutions and the Strides Engineering subsidiary of metro operator SMRT Trains are to jointly market their Track Access Management System software for automating track access allocations when planning engineering and maintenance works. TAMS replaces labour intensive manual processes, and provides real-time updates of allocation ...

  • RTS Link Bukit Chagar station impression with train
    Metro Report International

    RTS Link rolling stock and railway systems contracts awarded

    2021-05-13T10:14:00Z

    ASIA: RTS Operations has confirmed the award of railway systems contracts totalling 1bn ringgits for the Johor Bahru – Singapore Rapid Transit System shuttle between Malaysia and Singapore. CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive has been selected to provide the rolling stock, while Siemens Mobility will supply the ...

  • Seremban station impression
    News

    Malaysia reimburses Singapore for cancelled high speed rail project

    2021-03-31T12:26:00Z

    ASIA: The government of Malaysia has paid S$102·8m to reimburse the government of Singapore for costs it incurred in developing plans for a 350 km high speed railway between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia decided last year not to go ahead with the project, explaining it ...

  • sg ITTC test centre
    Metro Report International

    Construction of Integrated Train Testing Centre begins

    2021-03-18T14:05:00Z

    SINGAPORE: Construction of Land Transport Authority’s Integrated Train Testing Centre was launched by Minister for Transport Ong Ye Kung with a groundbreaking ceremony on March 17. The ITTC will support the testing and commissioning of trains and railway systems for new and existing lines, allowing ...

  • int Singapore Malaysia RTS viaduct impression
    Metro Report International

    Singapore – Malaysia metro viaduct contract awarded

    2021-02-01T08:00:00Z

    ASIA: Singapore’s Land Transport Authority has awarded China Communications Construction Co the second civil works contract for the construction of its side of the cross-border metro to Malaysia. The S$180m contract announced on January 29 covers the construction of the Singapore section of the viaduct ...

  • Jurong Line train impression
    Metro Report International

    Hyundai Rotem orders Wabtec’s Metroflexx brakes for Singapore metro trains

    2021-01-26T10:51:00Z

    SINGAPORE: Hyundai Rotem has awarded Wabtec a contract to supply braking, door and air-conditioning systems for 62 three-car automated metro trainsets ordered for the Jurong Region Line. This will be the first application of Wabtec’s Metroflexx braking technology in Asia. The first order for Metroflexx ...

  • Singapore Malaysia RTS Woodlands groundbreaking ceremony
    Metro Report International

    Johor Bahru – Singapore Rapid Transit System Link groundbreaking ceremony

    2021-01-25T14:58:00Z

    ASIA: Construction of the Singapore end of the cross-border metro line to Malaysia has been launched with a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the future Woodlands North terminus. The opening of the Johor Bahru – Singapore Rapid Transit System Link is planned for the ...

  • Map of the planned 350 km Kuala Lumpur – Singapore high speed rail line.
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    Kuala Lumpur – Singapore high speed rail project terminated

    2021-01-04T10:38:00Z

    ASIA: The project to develop a 350 km high speed line offering a 90 min journey time between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore has been terminated, the two governments have announced. The Malaysian government will now undertake a detailed study to explore the viability of a domestic ...

  • Land Transport Authority has awarded the first of two civil works contracts for construction of the Singapore end of the Johor Bahru – Singapore Rapid Transit System cross-border shuttle to Bukit Chagar in Malaysia.
    Metro Report International

    Malaysia – Singapore Rapid Transit System civils contract awarded

    2020-12-07T08:00:00Z

    SINGAPORE: Land Transport Authority has awarded the first of two civil works contracts for construction of the Singapore end of the Johor Bahru – Singapore Rapid Transit System cross-border shuttle to Bukit Chagar in Malaysia. The S$933m contract won by Penta-Ocean Construction covers the RTS Link ...

  • sg Bombardier Movia metro train exterior impression
    Metro Report International

    Singapore metro train styling ‘inspired by the pulse of the city’

    2020-10-09T09:06:00Z

    SINGAPORE: Bombardier Transportation has unveiled the styling of the 106 six-car Movia metro trainsets which Land Transport Authority has ordered for entry into service on the North-South and East-West lines from 2022. ‘Inspired by the city’s vibrant charm, the red and green pulse lines running along ...

  • sg BOMBARDIER MOVIA metro train currently in delivery for the North-South and East-West Lines.
    Metro Report International

    Singapore LTA orders more trains to standardise NSEWL fleet

    2020-10-01T11:14:00Z

    SINGAPORE: Land Transport Authority has awarded Bombardier Transportation a S$337·8m contract to supply a further 40 six-car trainsets for the North-South and East-West metro lines. The vehicles are to be manufactured at Bombardier Transportation’s site at Changchun in China, with input from countries including Sweden, the ...

  • sg BOMBARDIER MOVIA metro train currently in delivery for the North-South and East-West Lines.
    Metro Report International

    Singapore metro fleet services contract awarded

    2020-09-29T05:00:00Z

    SINGAPORE: Operator SMRT has signed an integrated fleet services contract for Bombardier Transportation to provide 10-years of long-term support for the 636 Movia metro cars it is to supply for the North-South and East-West lines from 2021. There is an option to extend the agreement for ...

  • sg Downtown Line Bombardier Movia metro train
    Metro Report International

    Singapore metro onboard communications upgrade

    2020-09-08T05:00:00Z

    SINGAPORE: Bombardier Transportation has been awarded a contract to enhance communication systems on 92 three-car Movia driverless metro trainsets which it supplied for the Downtown Line in 2013-17 The project announced on September 3 will include converting the dynamic route map displays from LED to LCD, ...