14 Jul '11, 10am

Will new MRT stations ease peak-hour traffic? | Fit to Post Property - Yahoo! News via @yahoosg

Will new MRT stations ease peak-hour traffic? | Fit to Post Property - Yahoo! News via @yahoosg

Come 2017, residents living in Tampines West and near Bedok Reservoir will no longer have to take a feeder bus to the MRT station. The Land Transport Authority recently announced that it had awarded contracts to Italian company Cooperativa Muratori & Cementisti-CMC di Ravenna to build the Tampines West and the Bedok Reservoir stations on the Downtown Line. These two stations will be part of its final eastern section that will stretch from Expo to Bukit Panjang. The line will also serve the country's fourth university — the Singapore University of Technology and Design — as well as the new financial district in Marina Bay . Located east of Bedok Town Park and at Tampines Avenue 4, two of Singapore's most populated housing estates, the new stations will serve residents and schools in the areas. However, while the addition of these new MRT stations is a welcome, and some woul...

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