08 Mar '11, 11pm

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SMRT will roll out 420 of these 590 trips per week on the NSEWL from March 13 - 260 on weekdays and the remaining 160 trips on weekends. -- ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN RELIEF is in sight for commuters who have had to put up with increasingly crowded trains. SMRT will add 420 additional MRT train trips per week from this Sunday, and SBS Transit will follow about a week later with 170 additional trips per week. And more trains will be injected into the North-south and East-west lines - the network's most heavily used - when a project to remove a service bottleneck at the Jurong East interchange is completed in May, a year ahead of schedule. Transport Minister Raymond Lim listed these improvements, among others, in Parliament on Tuesday, partly in response to a flurry of questions from MPs as well as Mr Lim Wee Kiak, who chairs the Parliamentary Committee on Transport. The Mini...

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