Entries by SMRT Editors

SMRT: 30 Years of Giving

  At SMRT, we believe in having a positive impact on the communities we serve. With island-wide operations, we are committed to conducting our business in an economically, socially and environmentally–friendly manner that balances the interests of our stakeholders. SMRT’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategy ensures greater affinity between our CSR programmes and our vision of […]

Bridging the Reliability Expectation Gap

In transit systems from London to Sydney, rail passengers are told to “mind the gap” between the train and the platform. For Mr Shahrin Abdol Salam, Senior Vice President, Plans and Development, SMRT Trains, the phrase takes on a deeper meaning as his team works on the massive renewal of the 30-year-old North-South and East-West […]

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 […]

SMRT 30 Years of Giving Appreciation Dinner

SMRT will give $30 million to aid those with mobility needs in our community, through a Gift of Mobility fund. This was announced by President and Group CEO Desmond Kuek at the ‘SMRT: 30 Years of Giving Appreciation Dinner’ held at SCRC on 16 August 2017. From just five stations between Yio Chu Kang and […]

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 […]

SMRT-LTA Joint Media Conference

System-level performance checks of the new signalling system have placed SMRT in the spotlight recently. Mr Lee Ling Wee, Chief Executive Officer, SMRT Trains, updated the media at the SMRT-LTA Update on the re-signalling project today (14 July 2017). We share his remarks here. *** Good morning, members of the media. I just have three […]

Fine-tuning the New Signalling System

Since we began regular system-level performance checks on the new signalling system for the North-South Line, we have received valuable feedback and suggestions from many individuals and organisations. I thought it would be useful to share with commuters the intricacies of implementing a new signalling system on an existing line. Greenfield projects in railway engineering […]