08 Oct '11, 4am

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 MRT stations now 75% more likely to be mistaken for each other

By Maria Almenoar , TRANSPORT CORRESPONDENT After a budget overrun and a two-year delay, Singapore's newest train line finally opens its automated doors to commuters on Saturday. The 28-station Circle Line took an entire decade to build and claimed the lives of four people when a highway collapsed during its construction in 2004. A 58-minute ride on it takes the commuter on an almost complete loop around the island - from Dhoby Ghaut in the south, through eastern, northern and western corridors before ending at HarbourFront station. Related Links The Circle Line In doing so, it will allow residents from areas like Mountbatten and Bartley, for example, to reach the Botanic Gardens or Holland Village more quickly. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. blog comments powered by Disqus

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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...

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...

Finally, the Circle Line comes full circle; the...

todayonline.com 08 Oct '11, 2am

SINGAPORE - Even with the rail expansion taking place over the next five years, the Government will do much more beyond th...

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....

Businesses along new Circle Line stations see more buzz: By Hetty Musfirah | Posted: 09 October 2011 1835

Businesses along new Circle Line stations see m...

channelnewsasia.com 09 Oct '11, 11am

SINGAPORE: The full opening of the Circle Line is breathing new life into previously hard to reach areas in Singapore. Bus...

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

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

The stations locations are great..but those who have not tried taking during the open house be informed, some stations are...

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...

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...

Train faults hit North-South Line and Circle Li...

sg.news.yahoo.com 17 Oct '11, 4pm

(CCL) experienced train faults and delays on Monday morning. Around 5,570 passengers were affected by the disruption on th...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...