22 Jul '16, 6am

Abandoned train station signals community revival in Singapore

Jenny Goh, a 57-year-old mother and entrepreneur, is among the early visitors, telling me: “If you don’t take photos then when it’s gone, it’s really gone.” She has brought her grown-up daughter with her to see the station from which, as a child, she used to take the train to Malaysia to see her relatives. When the service stopped running in 2011, Goh was among the crowds who witnessed the last train pulling out of the station. Malaysia’s Sultan of Johor was behind the wheel.

Full article: https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2016/jul/22/abandoned-...

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