29 May '11, 12am

Bukit Timah Railway Station gazetted as a conserved building.

Bukit Timah Railway Station gazetted as a conserved building.

SINGAPORE: The Bukit Timah Railway Station has been officially gazetted as a conserved building as of Friday. This follows the gazette of the Tanjong Pagar Railway Station as a National Monument on April 8. At their retreat on May 24 last year, the Prime Ministers of Singapore and Malaysia announced in their Joint Statement that the Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) station would be relocated from Tanjong Pagar to the Woodlands Train Checkpoint (WTCP) by July 1, 2011. Both leaders also agreed that the Tanjong Pagar Railway Station Passenger Terminal building would be conserved given its historical significance and the old Bukit Timah Railway Station building at Blackmore Drive could also be conserved. With the relocation of KTMB station from Tanjong Pagar to WTCP by July 1, both the Tanjong Pagar Railway Station and the Bukit Timah Railway Station will then cease to oper...

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