29 Aug '11, 9pm

LTA appoints SBS Transit to operate Downtown Line - TODAYonline: Straits TimesLTA appoints SBS Transit to operat...

SINGAPORE - In awarding the first licence under a new rail financing framework yesterday, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) said commuters could expect better quality and service heading their way. This is due to a shorter licence period for train operators, which will introduce greater competition and, in turn, drive greater efficiency and service improvements. Under the new rail financing framework introduced last year, the operating period for new licences awarded will be halved from the current 30-to-40 years, to about 15 years. The LTA, instead of the operator, will also own the rail operating assets, which makes it "better placed" to buy trains to enhance capacity and service levels "more expeditiously". Yesterday, the authority awarded the licence to operate the Downtown Line to SBS Transit, who beat out rival SMRT for the contract. The fully-automated underground ...

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LTA appoints SBS Transit to operate Downtown Line

LTA appoints SBS Transit to operate Downtown Line

straitstimes.com 29 Aug '11, 10am

Transport operator SBS Transit has clinched a contract to run the 42km Downtown MRT Line, becoming the first company to se...

SBS Transit appointed Downtown Line operator

channelnewsasia.com 29 Aug '11, 10am

SINGAPORE: SBS Transit Limited has been appointed the new operator for Downtown Line. The announcement was made by the Lan...

Work on last 2 stations of Downtown Line 3 to start

Work on last 2 stations of Downtown Line 3 to s...

straitstimes.com 29 Aug '11, 9am

Work on the remaining two stations of the Downtown Line 3 will start from next month. -- PHOTO: LTA By Feng Zengkun Work o...

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blogshopcity.com 02 Sep '11, 9am

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Sweet eco kids clothing line inspired by love.

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inhabitots.com 28 Aug '11, 1pm

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TOC photographer hauled to police station by SBS Transit staff #singapore

TOC photographer hauled to police station by SB...

theonlinecitizen.com 22 Aug '11, 8am

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Stretch of KTM rail line from the steel bridge ...

todayonline.com 02 Sep '11, 1am

SINGAPORE - Minister for Law K Shanmugam opened a 1.4-kilometre stretch of the former Keretapi Tana Melayu (KTM) rail line...