08 Oct '11, 2am

Finally, the Circle Line comes full circle; the Govt has also pledged to do more to improve MRT rides

SINGAPORE - Even with the rail expansion taking place over the next five years, the Government will do much more beyond that to reduce overcrowding and journey times on the rail network, said Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the Circle Line yesterday evening at the Botanic Gardens station, Mr Tharman described the full operation of the Circle Line as a significant moment in the evolution of Singapore's transport network. The entire 33.3km-long line, which links up all the existing MRT lines, is now complete, with the last stretch of 12 new stations ready to begin operations today. "The daily ridership of the Circle Line is estimated to reach 400,000 within six to nine months after its full opening, and I suspect that's a little bit of an underestimate. There's a lot of demand for the Circle Line and we waited a long time for...

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chillycraps.com 08 Oct '11, 12pm

Today is the opening of the full Circle Line, adding yet another mileage to Singapore's MRT network. We were kind of out o...

[CNA] Circle Line now open

[CNA] Circle Line now open

channelnewsasia.com 08 Oct '11, 3am

SINGAPORE: Singapore's Circle Line rail network got off to a start on the first day of full operations, with the remaining...

Circle Line stations now open #Singapore

Circle Line stations now open #Singapore

sg.news.yahoo.com 08 Oct '11, 4am

The opening of the new stations will also see a fare increase of two cents more per ride for adults who use EZ-link cards....

Eat the Circle Line!

thehungrycow.com 13 Oct '11, 7pm

The opening of the remaining stations of the Circle Line has sure brought cheer to those who living/working/studying in th...

Circle Line opens; Farrer Road and Farrer Park MRT stations now 75% more likely to be mistaken for each other

Circle Line opens; Farrer Road and Farrer Park ...

straitstimes.com 08 Oct '11, 4am

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Circle Line stations at popular stops to open o...

sg.news.yahoo.com 07 Oct '11, 9am

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Finally, a place to call our own

Finally, a place to call our own

olimomok.livejournal.com 08 Oct '11, 6am

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Good news for Circle Line users - SMRT is reviewing morning rush-hour waiting time for entire Circle Line

Good news for Circle Line users - SMRT is revie...

channelnewsasia.com 10 Oct '11, 3am

SINGAPORE: Rail operator SMRT said it is reviewing the waiting time for the entire Circle Line during the morning rush hou...

Party at Holland Village Circle Line station

channelnewsasia.com 03 Oct '11, 7am

SINGAPORE: SMRT will be organising a free Circle Line Carnival on Saturday, October 8, to celebrate the full opening of th...

Circle Line 'will change travel pattern': Lui: ...

todayonline.com 02 Oct '11, 9pm

SINGAPORE - As it investigates the Circle Line disruption that occurred on Sept 20 at Dakota MRT Station, the Land Transpo...

Prices rise for HDB flats around new Circle Line stations

Prices rise for HDB flats around new Circle Lin...

channelnewsasia.com 05 Oct '11, 3pm

SINGAPORE: Prices for HDB flats around the 12 remaining Circle Line stations, due to open this Saturday, have risen, accor...

SMRT urged to continue thorough checks on Circl...

channelnewsasia.com 02 Oct '11, 6am

SINGAPORE: Minister for Transport Lui Tuck Yew has called on public transport operator SMRT to continue to conduct thoroug...

Pictures: Circle Line open house draws crowds from all over Singapore

Pictures: Circle Line open house draws crowds f...

straitstimes.com 02 Oct '11, 7am

Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew, who was guest-of-honour at the open house, said he expects commuters to change the way th...

The Hungry Cow: Eat the Circle Line!

thehungrycow.com 14 Oct '11, 1am

The opening of the remaining stations of the Circle Line has sure brought cheer to those who living/working/studying in th...

Why Circle Line broke down: SMRT #Singapore

sg.news.yahoo.com 28 Sep '11, 2pm

oversaw the initial installation of the cables. Explaining last Tuesday's breakdown, Khoo said a damaged power cable was i...