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 Panjang LRT are in full force. Here’s a snap shot and progress update on our ongoing renewal works.
The NSEWL will receive 57 new trains by 2018, of which 45 new trains have been delivered to Bishan Depot and Tuas Depot. The trains are being fitted out and tested extensively to ensure they are certified safe for passenger service.
Designed to operate with the new signalling system, we will be able to deploy more trains on the NSEWL in the foreseeable future.
As we work toward improving rail reliability, we place strong emphasis on growing our operations capability.
The Maintenance Operations Centre (MOC), the first of its kind in the region, was set up in 2015 to allow us to solve complex technical issues in real-time, so we can rectify track faults more quickly. The MOC has introduced new condition monitoring technologies and real-time data analytics to bolster our existing fault rectification arsenal.
Here’s a look at how we measure reliability and how we perform against the Land Transport Authority’s benchmarks.
From June 2017, SMRT began operating the Tuas West Extension, an extension of the EWL from Joo Koon Station.
With this, commuters travelling to Jurong and Tuas enjoy significantly better public transport connectivity.
SMRT Trains will continue to bring you greater convenience and comfort.
Graphics: SMRT Trains Ltd. Operations Review 2017