13 Nov '11, 4am

Train capacity to rise by up to 50% in 4 years

Train capacity to rise by up to 50% in 4 years

SMRT is expected to receive another nine trains by next month, which will inject further capacity into the North-South and East-West lines. -- ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN SMRT is expected to receive another nine trains by next month, which will inject further capacity into the North-South and East-West lines. Those nine would bring the total number of new trains put into both lines this year to 22. An additional 13 trains will be delivered around 2014 to 2015. A Land Transport Authority (LTA) spokesman said together, these additional 35 trains will enhance the capacity of both lines by about 25 per cent. Each train adds significant capacity to the network. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. blog comments powered by Disqus

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