27 Jun '11, 11am

Woodlands Train Checkpoint all set

Woodlands Train Checkpoint all set

SINGAPORE: The Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) said it expects a smooth transition when the Woodlands Train Checkpoint begins operation on Friday. That is the date when Tanjong Pagar and Bukit Timah Railway Stations cease all operations. Trains to and from Malaysia will depart from and arrive at the Woodlands Train Checkpoint, from July 1. There will be seven train services arriving and departing daily, from the checkpoint. The ICA said it is all set to operate at the new checkpoint. ICA operations division director Bhopinder Singh said: "For the past one year, ICA has been working very closely with our Malaysian counterparts and various Singapore agencies to facilitate the relocation of the Malaysian train station and CIQ from Tanjong Pagar railway station to Woodlands Train Checkpoint. "Over the next few weeks, we will be monitoring the situation here very clos...

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