04 Aug '11, 4am

SMRT to add 119 train trips weekly on N-S, E-W lines.

SMRT to add 119 train trips weekly on N-S, E-W lines.

In the latest round of public transport service improvements to be rolled out, SMRT will add 119 train trips each week on the North-South and East-West lines. -- ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN IN THE latest round of public transport service improvements to be rolled out, SMRT will add 119 train trips each week on the North-South and East-West lines. These additional trips will be implemented from Aug 15 to shorten waiting times during non-peak hours on weekdays and on Sundays. The peak-hour time period on the Changi Airport extension will also be extended by 30 minutes. The extra trips will generally reduce waiting times during off-peak hours from 7 minutes to around 4 to 6.5 minutes. Commuters who will benefit most are those on the North-South Line heading to Jurong East interchange station or south towards the city on weekday early mornings, and those on the East-West Line travel...

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