30 Jun '11, 12pm

Railway station closes chapter

Railway station closes chapter

SINGAPORE: A historic chapter will close on Thursday at the Tanjong Pagar Railway Station. Seven trains, bound for Malaysia, will make their final journey from the station on Thursday. Many have flocked to the station to take a last train ride from the Tanjong Pagar Railway Station. One of them is 64-year-old Mohd Jani Abdul Manap, who arrived in Singapore from Kuala Lumpur to do just that. Mr Mohd Jani said the station brings back fond memories. "When I was a boy, my father was a customs officer near Tanjong Pagar Road, it's nearby this railway station," he said. "My brother and I used to play here. This is part of our playground -- we used to catch spiders. "I came here all the way with my brother... to wish farewell to Tanjong Pagar Railway Station." Tickets for all five express trains have been sold out since late May. However, passengers without advance tickets still ...

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