09 Jan '12, 3am

Rail Corridor now open for public use, with the exception of 4 areas

The 26km Rail Corridor is open to the public from Monday onwards, with the exception of four areas. -- ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN By Grace Chua The Rail Corridor - the snaking, 26km tract of former Keretapi Tanah Melayu (KTM) railway land - is open to the public from Monday, with the exception of four areas. For the past half-year, the authorities had been removing old railway tracks and equipment as well as levelling and turfing over the land parcel, which runs from Tanjong Pagar to Woodlands. Now, it is open for public use, except for three sites earmarked for improvement works. These are at Jalan Hang Jebat, Ghim Moh Road and Kampong Bahru Flyover. Once works are done, they will be opened for interim community use from April. The historic Tanjong Pagar Railway Station, which has been designated a national monument, remains closed as well for maintenance works and structu...

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