01 Jul '11, 11am

Railway tracks to stay open for two weeks: SLA | SingaporeScene - Yahoo! News via @yahoosg

Railway tracks to stay open for two weeks: SLA | SingaporeScene - Yahoo! News via @yahoosg

The train stations may have closed, but their tracks remain fully open till 17 July. (Yahoo! photo/Marianne Ta … If you missed the opportunity to hop on a Keretapi Tanah Melayu (KTM) train to Malaysia from the recently-closed Tanjong Pagar railway station , you can still take a stroll along its tracks through Singapore -- at least for the next fortnight. In a statement on its website, the Singapore Land Authority (SLA) said that the entire line of railway tracks will be open to the public from 1 July to 17 July 2011. From the 18th onwards, they will be cordoned off, although a 3km stretch of tracks from Rifle Range Road to the Rail Mall will stay open till the end of the month. This was "in response to requests for an opportunity for the public to trek along and experience the tracks," said the SLA. As for the stations at Tanjong Pagar and Bukit Timah , they will be closed...

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