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Rapid Transit in Singapore


Singapore is renowned for its dense population and this compelled Singapore government and transportation department to think of an alternative of the road transportation system and thus came the establishment of the railway system with the local rail network forming the major part. The Rapid Transit in Singapore, starting its operation from the year 1987, soon became a popular mode of public transport though bus still remained the favorite with locals. Ever since this time, Rapid Transit saw a major expansion covering the entire area of the island nation.

Rapid Transit in Singapore is primarily a metro system which runs underground and is a very fast mode to travel between city centre and any other part of Singapore, including the Singapore Changi Airport. Rapid Transit in Singapore covers many kilometers and has numerous stations.

This system is primarily divided into three sections - the North South Line connecting Jurong East and Marina Bay; East West Line connecting Boon Lay and Pasir Ris and Tanah Merah and Changi Airport; North East Line operating between Harbour Front and Punggol. While the first two Lines are taen care of by the SMRT Corporation transporter, the last Line is under the SBS Transit transport operators. A new Rapid Transit Line is under construction, called the Circle, and will be operated by the SMRT Transport operators.

The Rapid Transit in Singapore operates every day of the week and is available at an interval of two and a half minutes to eight minutes.

For the convenience of the passengers opting for the Rapid Transit in Singapore, the system has developed numerous facilities. From state-of-art security systems for the safety of the passengers to restrooms, supermarkets, mobile phone network connection, pay phones, retail shops, kiosks, lifts and many others - you will find all of these in the stations of the Rapid Transit in Singapore.

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