30 Jun '11, 8pm

[CNA] Hundreds bid farewell to Tanjong Pagar Railway Station

[CNA] Hundreds bid farewell to Tanjong Pagar Railway Station

SINGAPORE: It's one for the history books. At the stroke of midnight, Malaysia formally ceded ownership of Tanjong Pagar Railway Station to Singapore. It's been like this for weeks. Old-timers, first-time train commuters, and shutterbugs all descended on the railway station for the last time. Souvenirs fast selling-out, but you can still get a piece of the KTM track for $200 or an autograph from the longest-serving station master Shamsul Bahri Sahari. Ema Ali said: "I came here early as 6.30am to try to get a ticket to transit in JB Sentral, but I only managed to get a ticket to Gemas. That cost me over $100. But I don't mind, I don't mind really, because the ticket will be a very memorable one, and I will surely put it in a frame." The place may be crowded but it does feel a little empty in a way, because the food stalls that have long been a fixture of railway station ha...

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