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Working at SMRT: More than Just a Day Job

  – Wayne Chen, Principal Engineer, Permanent Way After seven years at a statutory board, I made the move to SMRT Trains in 2015 with the hope of contributing more to the rail industry. What attracted me to the company, was the fact that SMRT has many brownfield projects to work on, whereas it was […]

Singapore’s First Intergenerational Playground in Nursing Home

A space where children can play and interact with the elderly – Singapore’s very first intergenerational playground in a nursing home was unveiled at St Joseph’s Home yesterday (28 Aug 2017). The $100,000 sum is the first donation from SMRT’s Gift of Mobility Fund announced two weeks ago. The government will match the sum dollar […]

Trains Operations Review: Giving at SMRT

At SMRT, we believe in Moving People, Enhancing Lives. We believe in giving back to society and fostering a fair and inclusive community. Three pillars – Enabling Mobility, Empowering through Arts & the Education, and Encouraging Environmental Sustainability – form the foundation of our Corporate Social Reasonability efforts. “I am very happy that I can […]

Trains Operations Review: Nurturing Our People

SMRT Trains has a workforce of 5,200 to support our goals of delivering service and reliability to our commuters. Stationed across the island, with some starting their day long before the first train service, our people are the cornerstone of our success. As SMRT Trains’ headcount increases to meet growing capacity and maintenance needs, we […]

Trains Operations Review: Improving Reliability and Connectivity

There are over two million commuter rides on our trains every day. SMRT Trains is working to ensure that we bring you safe, reliable and comfortable rides every day. Our multi-year, multi-project efforts in renewing the North-South and East-West Lines (NSEWL) as well as our plans to increase reliability on the Circle Line and Bukit […]

Trains Operations Review: Our Service Commitment

In 2017, SMRT celebrates 30 years of MRT operations. Delivering a world-class transport service that is safe, reliable and customer-centric is at the heart of what we do. As Singapore’s iconic train operator, we carry more than two million passengers on our train network daily. Throughout our 30 years of service, we have connected communities […]

Re-signalling Update: Your Questions Answered Here

Last month, we answered 7 commonly asked questions about SMRT Trains’ new signalling system. As system-level performance checks on the new signalling system for the North-South Line (NSL) continue, we seek to regularly answer the questions you have on re-signalling.   1. Compared to the Circle Line (CCL) and the Downtown Line (DTL), why is […]

A peak into lessons learnt from Singapore Rail Transport Conference

Attended by more than 20 international railway experts, the inaugural Singapore Rail Transport Conference (SRTC) held in November 2016 provided a platform for sharing and potential collaboration in the area of technology development and innovation among operators of some of the world’s busiest metro lines. SMRT gained valuable insights as we strive to enhance rail […]